Source: Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Capetown, The Republic of South Africa |

Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Cape Town Facilitated the Extension of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Sister City between Denpasar and Mossel Bay

The Parties shared their views on the previous 3 years-validity MoU that could not provide enough space to implement their potential cooperation

On October 5, 2022, the Consulate General in Cape Town has facilitated the discussion of the plan to extend the MoU Sister City between Denpasar and Mossel Bay signed in 2019 that will end in next November. The virtual meeting was chaired by the Consul General and attended by the…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

Participants of the Seychelles-European Union (EU) Political Dialogue 2022 pays a courtesy call on President Ramkalawan

This year’s Political Dialogue has borne fruitful discussions and has been conducive in fostering a greater understanding of the position of Seychelles and its development agenda

The Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Vincent Degert accompanied by representatives from nine EU Member States, and a representative of the EU Naval Force, paid a courtesy visit to the President of the Republic, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan at State House this morning. The EU…

Source: UNICEF Uganda |

Japan gives United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) US$1.5 million to improve tracking of under-immunized and unimmunized children

UNICEF will utilize the funds to roll out a digital health information system that will help reach unimmunized and under-immunized children with required vaccines

The Government of Japan has provided a US$1.5 million (UGX5,710,860,000) contribution to the United Nations Children’s Agency – UNICEF, to support the Government of Uganda to improve tacking of under-immunized and unimmunized children at community level. UNICEF will utilize the funds to roll out a digital health information system that…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita Holds Talks with the Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Following this bilateral meeting, the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos, expressed his sincere thanks to HM King Mohammed VI

MFA Nasser Bourita held talks, on October 05, 2022 , with the UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos. Following this bilateral meeting, the High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos, expressed  his sincere…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on the Third Review Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) with Seychelles

The primary fiscal deficit is expected to be contained at 1.1 percent of GDP at end-2022, declining from 3 percent in 2021 and 14.7 percent in 2020

The strong recovery of the Seychellois economy has continued in 2022. However, there are downside risks to the outlook due to the uncertainty around the global environment; The government made significant progress in implementing policies under the EFF and restoring macroeconomic balance, meeting all quantitative performance and indicative targets for…

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) |

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Green Finance Institute partner on podcast series for nature ahead of COP27

Ahead of COP27 in Egypt, Financing Nature: COP27 Special will showcase examples of where this is already happening

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Green Finance Institute (GFI) are partnering to host a special podcast series to highlight the role of finance and natural climate solutions in the run up to COP27. This five-episode series - Financing Nature: COP27 Special - will build awareness of the need for…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea participates at International Civil Aviation Organization session

At the session, Eritrea is represented by Mr. Paulos Kahsai, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Eritrea, and Mr. Samuel Okbu, head of Consular Affairs of Eritrea in Canada

Eritrea is participating in the 41st session of the International Civil Aviation Organization that is taking place in Montreal, Canada, from 27 September to 7 October. At the session, Eritrea is represented by Mr. Paulos Kahsai, Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Eritrea, and Mr. Samuel Okbu, head of…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Health |

Member of Executive Councils (MEC) Madoda Sambatha calls on Eskom to exempt North West hospitals from loadshedding

Provinces can't be treated differently in a crisis - MEC Sambatha calls on Eskom to exempt North West hospitals from load-shedding

The North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha has reacted with dismay at failure by ESKOM to include the North West Province hospitals in the list of facilities that are excluded from load-shedding. The National Department of Health has at the end of September engaged ESKOM to consider exempting key hospitals…

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World Teachers’ Day Highlights need to Transform Education

Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia alone will require 24 million more teachers, roughly half the number of new teachers needed in developing countries

Teachers are at the heart of education, and their valuable work must also lead to better salaries and working conditions, the heads of three UN agencies and a partner organization said on Wednesday. The statement comes in their joint message to mark World Teachers’ Day, celebrated annually on 5 October. The…

Source: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) |

Local Development for Peace Consolidation (DELPAZ) programme supports families and communities to consolidate peace and to implement the Maputo Agreement for Peace and National Reconciliation

DELPAZ contributes to a more equitable social and economic development across the country by developing investment activities in economic infrastructure

In 2019, the Maputo Accord for Peace and National Reconciliation was signed by President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade, formally putting an end to decades of conflict and insecurity. At its core is a special program to promote local development and socio-economic rehabilitation. Known as DELPAZ…