Cap Verde

Cabo Verde must prioritise housing for the poorest, UN rights expert urges

GENEVA, Switzerland, January 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing and non-discrimination Leilani Farha on Monday called on the Government of Cabo Verde to prioritise measures to ensure the poorest members of society can have affordable, adequate housing.   Ms. Farha, speaking at the end of […]

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UN expert on the right to adequate housing launches first official visit to Cabo Verde

United Nations Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha will visit Cabo Verde from 19 to 26 January 2015 to assess the country’s achievements and challenges in realizing the right to adequate housing and non-discrimination in this context.

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Lopatka: Award for Austrian wind power project in Cape Verde

VIENNA, Austria, July 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With the wind power project in Cape Verde, Austria is contributing towards the sustainable development and energy independence of the island state. “This showcase project of Austrian Development Cooperation has now been awarded the renowned Ashden Award for Small Island Developing States 2013 by the World […]

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Republic of Cape Verde’s National Day

On the Occasion of the Republic of Cape Verde’s National Day WASHINGTON, July 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry, Secretary of State, Washington, DC, July 4, 2013 on Cape Verde’s National Day   On behalf of all Americans, I send my best wishes to Cape Verdeans as they celebrate 38 years of independence on July […]

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UN Committee to review women’s rights

UN Committee to review women’s rights in: Cuba, Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Serbia, Dominican Republic, Cape Verde, UK, Bosnia and Herzegovina GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) holds its 55th session from 8 – 26 July. […]

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Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity

Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks, Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, President Ernest Koroma, President Joyce Banda, President Macky Sall, Prime Minister Jose Neves Panel Discussion at the U.S. Institute for Peace, Washington, DC, March 29, 2013   ASSISTANT SECRETARY CARSON: Good morning, everyone. I want to start […]

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