May 272014
 
Town Hall meeting on Ending Child Marriage in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Town Hall meeting on Ending Child Marriage in Africa. The meeting will take place ahead of the launching of the Continental Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa, an initiative of the AUC Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma   When: 28th May [...]

May 272014
 
Workshop : Somali Draft National Gender Policy

  Workshop on the Somali Draft National Gender Policy and Gender Based Violence for Somali media MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Gender Unit of the African Union Mission in collaboration with the Somali Ministry of Gender and Human Rights and the Ministry of Information today conducted an awareness workshop on [...]

May 272014
 

  The second Data for Development challenge in Africa: Orange’s big data competition for the scientific community PARIS, France, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — After the success of the last challenge in 2013, using the technical data of the mobile network of Orange in Ivory Coast, the next Data for Development (D4D) Challenge [...]

May 272014
 
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mali visits the AU

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mali visits the African Union – The AU and Mali underline the importance of the Algiers preparatory meeting ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, today received, at the AU Headquarters, Mr. Abdoulaye Diop, [...]

May 272014
 
Ambassador Conze becomes head of the EU civilian mission in Mali

Ambassador Conze becomes head of the EU civilian mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali) BERLIN, Germany, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — German Ambassador Albrecht Conze is to become the first head of the EU civilian mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali). His appointment underlines the Federal Government’s continued engagement in cooperation with Mali [...]

May 272014
 
Mozambique : IOM, UNHCR Organize Mixed Migration Meeting

  IOM, UNHCR Organize Mixed Migration Meeting in Mozambique GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM and UNHCR yesterday hosted a meeting with key stakeholders to discuss the national response to mixed migration challenges in Mozambique. The meeting was part of the preparations for the 2014 regional Migration Dialogue for Southern Africa [...]

May 272014
 
Lesotho Officials Study Diaspora Engagement

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM will conduct a two-day diaspora engagement training for Lesotho government officials and partners from 27th to 28th May 2014 in Maseru, Lesotho. The training will be opened today by Lesotho Minister of Home Affairs Joang Molapo. The training is aimed at cultivating strong diaspora engagement [...]

May 272014
 
Kenya / UNEP to Host First-Ever UN Environment Assembly

Kenya and UNEP to Host First-Ever UN Environment Assembly in June NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Invitation to Joint Government of Kenya-UNEP Press Briefing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and other High Level Representatives from over 193 UN Member and Observer States, UN Heads of Agencies, Business and Civil Society to attend [...]

May 272014
 
China-donated Construction work on Protection of Civilians Site

Completion Ceremony of China-donated Construction work on Protection of Civilians Site (PoC3) JUBA, South Sudan, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) cordially invites members of the media to a completion ceremony. Marking the completion of the China-donated Construction Work on the Protection of Civilians Site (PoC3) [...]

May 272014
 
AU – Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched

AU – Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched KIGALI, Rwanda, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An African Union (AU) led Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point (RIXP) and Regional Internet Carrier (RIC) Workshop was launched today in Kigali, Rwanda with the aim to foster stakeholder discussions on [...]

May 272014
 
Due diligence for conflict minerals

  Africa: Statement Concerning the Continued Importance of Due Diligence for Conflict Minerals Identified in Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 26, 2014   The Department of State recognizes recent progress in [...]

May 272014
 
Darfur Internal Dialogue and Consultation Implementation Committee launched in El Fasher

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Darfur Internal Dialogue and Consultation (DIDC) Implementation Committee was launched on 26 May 2014 in a ceremony hosted by the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Fasher, North Darfur.   The DIDC mechanism, stipulated in the Doha Document for Peace [...]