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    • Judge Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, President of the International Criminal Court, (left) and William R. Pace, Convenor of the Coalition for the ICC, (right) speaking at the Coalition for the ICC’s Open Forum held at the seat of the Court on 15 February 2018 in The Hague (Netherlands)
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Source: International Criminal Court (ICC) |

International Criminal Court (ICC) hosts launch of civil society forum to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute

More than 280 persons attended the event, including protagonists of the Rome Statute’s adoption, ICC officials, representatives of states, regional and international organizations, and civil society

On 15 February 2018, the International Criminal Court (ICC) (www.ICC-CPI.int) hosted the launch of the Coalition for the ICC’s (www.CoalitionForTheICC.org) commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute (https://goo.gl/TkmP61) – the Court’s founding treaty– with an Open Forum at the seat of the Court in The Hague, The Netherlands. More…

Source: World Council of Churches (WCC) |

World Council of Churches encourages participation in day of prayer for South Sudan, DRC

In the DRC, 4.3 million people are displaced and 13.1 million people will be in need of humanitarian assistance this year

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will participate in a day of prayer and fasting for South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo on 23 February. Pope Francis called for the day in response to the ongoing social-political tension and violence in the two nations. In the DRC, 4.3…

Source: APO Group - Video Production |

B-Roll: Coalition for the International Criminal Court commemorates 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute – the founding treaty that established the ICC - Free Broadcast quality B-Roll footage

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On 15 February 2018, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (www.CoalitionForTheICC.org) launched its commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute – the founding treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) (www.ICC-CPI.int) – with an event held at the seat of the Court in The Hague, The Netherlands.…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

Cameroon: Ambassador Barlerin Pays a Visit to Refugees in the East Region

During his trip, he met with regional authorities and visited the Gado-Gadzere camp, which hosts approximately 25,000 Central African refugees

U.S. Ambassador Peter H. Barlerin traveled to the East region February 6-8. During his trip, he met with regional authorities and visited the Gado-Gadzere camp, which hosts approximately 25,000 Central African refugees. The ambassador also met with United States Peace Corps volunteers and visited two elementary schools for refugee children.…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Committee Calls for More Support to DPCI (Hawks) From all Law Abiding Citizens

The Management of the DPCI will brief the Committee on high-profile cases and other serious crime cases on Wednesday, 28 February 2018

The Portfolio Committee on Police welcomes further high-profile arrests by the DPCI (Hawks) focusing on corruption allegations at different levels of government in the last 48 hours. The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr Francois Beukman said that there is a legislative responsibility and public interest on the…

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

United States Agency for International Development and Ghana Government Promote Food Safety to Boost Trade

Ghana can now resume exporting three kinds of gourds, chili pepper and eggplant to the European Union

On February 14, 2018, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture hosted a forum to review progress made on the development of a pilot food safety and certification system in Ghana. Developing a sustainable traceability system was a crucial recommendation that supported…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

Libya’s triangle of tragedy: Urban violence, vast displacement, perilous migration

An estimated 200,000 people (3% of the population) are internally displaced, many of them having lost their homes because of air strikes and the use of heavy artillery in populated areas

As Libya enters its eighth year of conflict, the humanitarian situation of the population is relentlessly deteriorating amid persistent armed conflict, violence and insecurity, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today after a three-day visit to the country. The ICRC has recently scaled up…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Food and Agriculture Organization launches guide to tackle Fall Armyworm in Africa head-on

Fighting FAW in an integrated, ecological and sustainable way

Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across most of Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched today a comprehensive guide on the integrated pest management of the FAW on maize. The…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas to help South Africa prepare against climate change

Provinces like the Western Cape are experiencing one of its worst droughts in decades

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) will launch the second edition of the South African Risk and Vulnerability Atlas (SARVA) with critical information on the impact of climate change in South Africa. Developed by the DST entity, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the atlas presents findings…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme Broadens Operation to Stem Severe Hunger in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Kasai Region

Assessments showed that 3.2 million people, a quarter of the region’s population of mostly subsistence farmers, were desperately short of food

In the face of escalating violence, daunting logistical challenges and insufficient funding, the United Nations World Food Programme is energizing two key elements of its emergency operation to prevent famine in war-ravaged Kasai: cash distributions to the most vulnerable and specialist support to check acute malnutrition in women and young…