Jun 132014
 
FIGHTING HUNGER AWARDS CEREMONY 16 June 2014 / Chile, China and Morocco to receive recognition for achieving outstanding progress in fighting hunger

ROME, Italy, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Chile, China and Morocco are the latest in a growing list of countries to make great strides in combating undernourishment, such as the early achievement of the Millennium Development Goal 1 (MDG-1) – to halve the proportion of hungry people by […]

Jun 132014
 
U.S. Condemns Sudanese Conviction and Continued Imprisonment of Meriam Ishag

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC June 12, 2014 The United States remains deeply concerned about the conviction and continued imprisonment of Ms. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag. Sudan’s journey has long been a struggle, and back when I was still […]

Jun 132014
 
Statement at the Conclusion of a Mission to Burundi for the 2014 Article IV Consultation and Fifth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Oral Williams, visited Bujumbura from June 2–13, 2014 for discussions under the IMF’s Article IV consultations and the fifth review of the government’s economic and financial program supported by the […]

Jun 132014
 
U.S. Foreign Policy in Somalia

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks Wendy R. Sherman Under Secretary for Political Affairs United States Institute of Peace Washington, DC June 3, 2014 UNDER SECRETARY SHERMAN: Well, it’s really wonderful to be here, and I must say it’s great to see Kristin Lord who’s acting as […]

Jun 122014
 
AUC – IGAD Joint Press Conference change of date

CHANGE OF DATE – INVITATION TO JOURNALISTS / AUC – IGAD Joint Press Conference on Early Action for the Horn of Africa Saturday 14th June 2014   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This is to inform journalists that the invitation to a AUC-IGAD Joint Press […]

Jun 122014
 
FAO and WHO urge strong political commitment to tackle malnutrition

  FAO and WHO urge strong political commitment to tackle malnutrition at upcoming high-level international conference / Countries called to action at Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome in November ROME, Italy, June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As hundreds of millions of people around the world […]