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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Alassane Dramane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

The Secretary-General met today (November 29, 2017) with H.E. Mr. Alassane Dramane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire. The Secretary-General and the President exchanged views on the situation in Côte d’Ivoire and the sub-region. The Secretary-General reaffirmed the commitment of the United Nations to continue to support Côte d’Ivoire in consolidating peace and […]

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European Union Bank grants its first loan to African Export Import Bank of EUR 100m to support trade, ahead of AU-EU Summit in Abidjan

Today (November 29, 2017), in the Côte d’Ivoire capital, ahead of the African Union-European Union Summit, the European Investment bank (EIB) signed its first, landmark agreement with the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank). The agreement involves a finance facility for EUR 100m from the EIB. The seven-year loan will finance trade-related investments and projects in […]

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Germany Provides Critical Humanitarian Assistance for Refugees in Tanzania and Rwanda

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has contributed EUR 2 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in order to maintain food assistance for almost half a million refugees and asylum seekers residing in Tanzania and Rwanda. This funding is vital as WFP refugee operations in the region are facing critical […]

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Japan and United Nations Development Programme Witness Inauguration of South Sudan’s State Revenue Authority in Yambio, Gbudue State

Gbudue State Governor, Hon. Badagbu Daniel Rimbasa along with the Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, H.E. Seiji Okada, and UNDP Country Director, Kamil Kamaluddeen on 24 November officially inaugurated Gbudue State Revenue Authority as the second-ever state revenue authority after Aweil to be founded in South Sudan. The Government of Japan and UNDP have collaborated […]

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