Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Sudan’s “war on people” must end now

The warring parties have inflicted horrendous levels of violence on people since April 2023

At a press conference today launching the release of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) report, “A war on people: The human cost of conflict and violence in Sudan,” Vickie Hawkins, the general director of MSF Netherlands, described the patterns of violence witnessed by our teams and reiterated our…

Source: U.S. Embassy in South Sudan |

South Sudan: Statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Elizabeth Campbell

The United States is deeply disappointed by the transitional government’s lack of progress toward creating the conditions necessary for genuine and peaceful elections

National Security Council Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs Josh Black and I visited Juba, South Sudan from July 16-19 where we met with President Salva Kiir Mayardit, other senior transitional government officials, civil society representatives, United Nations and diplomatic community partners, and humanitarian aid…

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Thailand: Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs discusses with Egyptian Red Crescent and donates in supporting humanitarian assistance operation

The Vice Minister commended ERC's noble works, and hoped Thailand's donation will help support further dedicated works of the ERC

On 21 July 2024, H.E. Mr. Russ Jalichandra, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, met with Dr. Amal Emam, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC), to discuss works and operations of the ERC, and also be the representative of the Royal Thai Government to donate 100,000 USD or 4,807,000…

Source: Council of the European Union |

European Peace Facility: Council adopts assistance measure in support of the armed forces of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

This support seeks to enhance the protection of the national territory and territorial waters of Mauritania

The Council today adopted an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility (EPF) worth €15 million to the benefit of the armed forces of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The objective of this assistance measure is to support Mauritania’s land and maritime surveillance and deterrence capacities. This support seeks to enhance the protection of the…

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Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Affairs of the Foreign Ministry Xue Bing Attends the Reception Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Liberation of Rwanda

Xue Bing congratulated Rwanda on the 30th anniversary of its liberation and said in recent years, President Xi Jinping and President Paul Kagame have steered the course of China-Rwanda relations in the new era

On July 19, 2024, Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Affairs of the Foreign Ministry Xue Bing, upon invitation, attended the reception celebrating the 30th anniversary of the liberation of Rwanda held by the Embassy of Rwanda in China, and delivered a speech. Xue Bing congratulated Rwanda on the 30th…

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Uganda: With an eye to the future, this community is prioritising the climate resilience of its children

In Uganda, funding from the European Union, Belgium, Denmark, and Sweden, as well as the NDC Partnership, has enabled four districts to begin work on 12 resilience-building investments

From improved cookstoves, and tree-planting to roadworks, communities in Nwoya District, northern Uganda, are taking a long hard look at how climate change is impacting their lives and identifying solutions that will bring the most benefits for the largest number of people. Perhaps not surprisingly, the local school children are…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

Africa - Unfinished business: only urgent and accelerated delivery of HIV services will keep the promise of ending AIDS in children by 2030

Despite significant gains in many countries, critical gaps continue to undermine efforts to end AIDS in children

Despite progress made in reducing HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths among children, a new report released today by the Global Alliance for Ending AIDS in Children by 2030 shows that an urgent scale up of HIV services in countries worst affected by the pandemic is required to end AIDS by…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Algeria’s Ambitious Path for Development

The World Bank has supported Algeria in its quest for resilience, particularly in addressing the impacts of climate change

Algeria has been pursuing an ambitious path for its development. With a focus on building resilience, adopting innovations, and economic modernization, the country has reached significant new milestone this year. The most recent example of this was seen in the release of the World Bank's annual income classification report on July 1st,…

Source: International Trade Centre |

Taking Resource Efficiency and Circular Production in East Africa to the next level

Professionals from environmental sustainability, energy and the coffee sectors attend Training of Trainers workshops in Kenya and Rwanda

Eric Matabaro from Real Bridge Systems, a Rwanda advisory firm that supports sustainable agriculture practices expressed excitement at gaining new insights: “I will use the knowledge gained to train my clients in coffee who are implementing circular food system in their operations.” And, Mijele Washington from the State Department of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Somali Prime Minister

During the meeting, they discussed cooperation relations between the two countries and ways to support and develop them, in addition to the latest developments in Somalia

HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani met today with HE Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hamza Abdi Barre, who id visiting Qatar. During the meeting, they discussed cooperation relations between the two countries and ways to support and…