Ambassade des Etats-Unis en République Démocratique du Congo
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USAID Awards a New Artisanal Mine Site Validation Project

The $3.7 million USAID-funded Sustainable Mine Site Validation (SMSV) project will help counter illegal activities such as child labor, violence and other human abuses

The U.S. government, through its Agency for International Development (USAID), is pleased to announce the award of a new USAID-funded mine site validation project in North and South Kivu. The $3.7 million USAID-funded Sustainable Mine Site Validation (SMSV) project, implemented by Pact, will help counter illegal activities such as child labor,…

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Source: Embassy of France in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

Africa-France 2020 pre-summit seminar

This will be a concrete and inclusive summit, bringing together local authorities, businesses, and society civil actors

As announced by President Emmanuel Macron in Ouagadougou in November 2017, France is committed to contribute to the invention of the sustainable city of the future in Africa. This will be the theme of the next Africa-France summitthat will take place in June 2020. This will be a concrete and inclusive…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme (WFP) and Luxembourg join forces to boost Emergency Telecommunications in Emergencies

On 8 July, Paulette Lenert, Luxembourg’s Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, and Rehan Asad, WFP’s Chief of Staff witnessed first-hand the impact of this partnership

The ability of humanitarian responders to communicate and exchange information in emergency settings is vital to ensuring lives are saved, and that the needs of disaster-hit communities are met rapidly and effectively. The Government of Luxembourg’s partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) demonstrates…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

South-South cooperation and statistics at the heart of African priorities

African countries wish to consolidate South-South cooperation, share their experiences in addressing the multiple and complex challenges they are facing

The Chair of the Bureau of the 5th Session of the African Regional Forum for Sustainable Development (ARFSD) and Secretary of State for Sustainable Development of the Kingdom of Morocco Nezha El Ouafi, addressed the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF) and presented the main conclusions of the Marrakech…

Source: Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to Japan |

Mali’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on visit to Algeria

Dramé will bear a message from Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, to Head of State, Abdelkader Bensalah

Mali’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tiébilé Dramé will be on a two-day official visit to Algeria as from Tuesday (July 16th). Dramé will bear a message from Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, to Head of State, Abdelkader Bensalah. Dramé’s visit comes after the visit of Foreign Minister,…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Reminder to strengthen measures to prevent the spread of Ebola Virus to Rwanda

Screening is being performed on all boarders and airports and the country is equipped with an Emergency Treatment Center

The disease was confirmed on this July 14, 2019 in Goma, North Kivu Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo by its Ministry of Health. The Ministry requests the population to remain calm as no single Ebola case has been registered in Rwanda to date. The Country is taking the…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Central African Republic: Armed Group Kills 46 Civilians

Group’s Leader an Adviser to Prime Minister

Fighters from the armed group Return, Reclamation, Rehabilitation, or 3R, killed at least 46 civilians on May 21, 2019, in three attacks in Ouham Pendé province in the Central African Republic. In February, 14 armed groups, including 3R, signed a peace accord with the Central African government and in March, the 3R commander,…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

USAID Administrator Mark Green's Statement on the Designation of Ebola as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) applauds this decision, and will continue to scale up life-saving support to bring this outbreak to an end

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) under the International Health Regulations (2005). The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) applauds this decision, and will continue to scale up life-saving…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and OCP sign agreement on innovation and agriculture investments

The agreement includes support to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement - AfCFTA and women’s economic empowerment in Africa

The Economic Commission for African (ECA) and the OCP S.A. (formerly known as the Cherifien Office of Phosphates) signed an MoU aimed at strengthening collaboration on innovations and investments in agriculture using science and technologies. The agreement includes support to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement - AfCFTA and women’s economic empowerment…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde’s macroeconomic situation has improved significantly in recent years, and the outlook is positive despite downside risks

On July 15, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation [1] with Cabo Verde. Cabo Verde’s macroeconomic situation has improved significantly in recent years, and the outlook is positive despite downside risks. Economic growth has been robust and is projected at 5 percent for…