Jun 142013

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will meet from 17 to 19 June in the European Parliament in Brussels to debate the current situation in Mali, in the Central African Republic and the Republic of Guinea. The plenary debates will be preceded over the […]

Jun 132013

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The EU should be strongly involved in reconstruction and democratisation of Mali, either via its funding and technical assistance or by extending the mandate of EU missions to help broader long-term capacity building in the Malian security sector and government, according to a resolution […]

Jun 122013

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the European Union Political and Security Committee (EUPSC) held their 6th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in Addis Ababa, on 11 June 2013, within the framework of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador […]

Jun 112013

BAMAKO, Mali, June 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 10 million (about US$15.1 million) for Mali under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The disbursement will help the authorities meet their urgent balance-of-payments need, and support their economic […]

Jun 102013
Mali : Catherine Ashton statement June 10 2013

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the developments in northern Mali BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The […]

May 242013

AFISMA Head of Mission visits Timbuktu and reiterates the need for dialogue and reconciliation in Mali ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU) and Head of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA), former President Pierre Buyoya, […]

May 162013

Spindelegger: “Working together for a new Mali” / Austria provides aid at International Donor Conference for Mali VIENNA, Austria, May 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The international community has set the way ahead for the time after armed conflict in Mali. The political and security crisis in Mali has been a matter of concern […]

May 162013

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — May 15, 2013 Brussels, Belgium   As a long-standing friend of Mali, Canada is committed to helping the people of Mali.   Last January, Canada responded to immediate needs with urgent, life-saving assistance.   We remain troubled by the situation in Mali and its […]

May 152013
Canada remains committed to the development of Mali

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As a leading donor, Canada will continue to provide food and basic health services to the people of Mali. Today, Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, reaffirmed Canada’s support […]