Algeria

UN expert to assess Algeria’s efforts to promote and protect the right to education for all

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Kishore Singh, will be visiting Algeria from 27 January to 3 February 2015 to evaluate the Government’s ongoing plans for future education reform as it seeks to provide opportunities for all sectors of society.

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Canada / Africa / Diplomatic Appointments

Minister John Baird announced the following diplomatic appointments : Isabelle Roy becomes Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. David Sproule becomes Ambassador to Libya.

Categories: AFRICA, African Press Organization, Algeria, Libya

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage – Africa

UNESCO: New inscriptions concerning Africa by the 9th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (24 – 28 November 2014) Composed of 24 States and elected by the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Intergovernmental Committee […]

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Algiers : Non Aligned Movement 17th Ministerial Conference

  AUC Chairperson in Algiers for Non Aligned Movement 17th Ministerial Conference ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma is in Algiers, Algeria, to participate in the 17th Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The meeting that opened on […]

Categories: AFRICA, AFRICAN COUNTRIES, Algeria

Gemalto selected for Algerian ePassport

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security, announces it has been chosen to provide the Algerian governmental agency “Hôtel des Monnaies de la Banque d’Algérie” with its Sealys eCover for ePassports and embedded eTravel software to support the country’s ambitious ePassport program, […]

Categories: AFRICA, Algeria

Evaluation of the terrorist attack in Algeria

OSLO, Norway, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “The terror attack against the gas production facility at In Amenas in January shocked us all. Five Norwegian citizens lost their lives. The assault was the largest ever mounted against Norwegian interests in peacetime. We have therefore conducted a thorough review of the way Norwegian authorities […]

Categories: AFRICA, African Press Organization, Algeria, POLITICS