Jul 252014
 
AU Commission Chairperson on official visit to Benin

COTONOU, Benin, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in Cotonou, Benin at the invitation of the President Yayi Boni for an official visit from 24-27 July 2014, as well as to deliver a statement at a Ministerial Conference of Least Developed Countries on [...]

Jul 252014
 
Burundi Engages Diaspora in Development

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is supporting the Government of Burundi in its efforts to increasingly engage with the Burundian diaspora in national development. A key initial IOM intervention is support for the Ministry of External Relations and International Cooperation in organizing the first Diaspora Week, which will take place [...]

Jul 252014
 
IOM, Community Partners Act to Prevent Child Trafficking in Ghana

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In August 2014 IOM Ghana will roll out a series of community-based child protection and counter-trafficking training sessions as part of a UNICEF-backed project. The project, entitled “Technical Support to the Government of Ghana to Address Child Trafficking and Other Child Protection Abuses: Phase II” will [...]

Jul 252014
 
IOM Backs Sudan Malaria Prevention Campaign

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM, as part of the Sudan’s National Flood Taskforce, which coordinates emergency response operations throughout the country, has been asked by the country’s Federal Ministry of Health to contribute to the country’s malaria prevention programme ahead of the upcoming wet season. IOM, with funding from the [...]

Jul 252014
 
Regional leaders meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to fight youth unemployment

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Outgoing Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region of Africa, Mrs. Mary Robinson, addressed the extraordinary Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, between 19 and 24 July 2014, to address the question of [...]

Jul 252014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS DIANE CORNER OF UNITED KINGDOM DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR MINUSCA

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Diane Corner of the United Kingdom as his Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), established by Security Council resolution 2149 (2014) of [...]

Jul 252014
 
SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda): The members of the Security Council welcomed the signing of a cessation of hostilities and violence agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic during the Central African National Reconciliation [...]

Jul 252014
 
Canada supporting Save the Children Canada project in Somalia / Canada 's contribution is helping to improve health and well-being of displaced Somali children and their families

OTTAWA, Canada, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, announced new humanitarian assistance funding to Save the Children Canada for a project in Somalia that is contributing to the improved health and [...]

Jul 252014
 
The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in the Central African Republic / The AU urges the CAR stakeholders to pursue their efforts towards a lasting solution to the crisis in their country

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing, yesterday, in Brazzaville, by the Central African Republic (CAR) parties, of an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities, within the framework of the Forum for National Reconciliation in the [...]