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UK trains Angolan authorities to combat illegal wildlife trade

The two-day intergovernmental partnership started on January 15th and was opened by the Angolan Minister of Environment, Paula Coelho, and Chargé d'Affaires, Primrose Lovett

The lead implementer of this project is British NGO Stop Ivory in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and the Attorney General’s Office of Angola. Directors, administrators and consultants from the Ministry of Environment and prosecutors from the Angolan Attorney General’s Office from the provinces of Uige, Zaire, Cwanza Norte,…

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Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Angola to visit Luanda

Baroness Northover's visit aims to develop trade and investment relationship between the UK and Angola

The Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Angola, Rt Hon Baroness Lindsay Northover, will be in Angola this week to further develop UK / Angola co-operation in support of economic diversification in the country. This is the eighth such visit since early 2016 to Angola by Baroness Northover - demonstrating the UK’s ongoing…

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British Embassy Luanda collaborates with the Angolan Government to deliver training to immigration officials

UK’s Immigration Enforcement International (IEI) and Border Force officials were in Luanda to provide training and share experiences on immigration control

The training was provided by Home Office’s Immigration Enforcement International (IEI) and Border Force agencies. The training was delivered to 25 officials from three Angolan Ministries: Ministry of Interior; Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Justice and Human Rights; to support them to work together and improve immigration coordination…

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British Ambassador John Dennis bids farewell to Luanda, Angola

Ambassador Dennis welcomed UK’s partners to a Farewell Reception, to mark the 4 years he spent as British Ambassador to Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe

The reception on the 7th February was attended by over 150 key contacts from the Angolan government, business, academia and civil society, as well as by diplomatic partners. Since his arrival in 2014 Ambassador Dennis has led successful and ongoing efforts to deepen cooperation between Angola and the UK in…

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Embassy welcomes returning Angolan and Sao Tome and Principe Chevening scholars

The four Angolan scholars studied a diverse range of subjects including - Business Administration, Human Rights, Development and Human Rights, Environment and Development

After the successful completion of their Chevening Scholarships in the UK and return to Angola, the British Ambassador John Dennis welcomed the newest group of Angolan Chevening alumni at a reception at the Ambassador’s Residence in Luanda. The four Angolan scholars studied a diverse range of subjects including - Business…

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United Kingdom government supports arbitration and its benefits for the Angolan business environment

The UK’s Global Britain Fund is supporting a project from FTL Advogados that will contribute to the consolidation of arbitration as a tool for doing business in Angola

Ambassador John Dennis and Filipa Lima from FTL Advogados recently signed a project grant contract for a conference at which experienced Angolan and international speakers in arbitration will discuss the improvement of the business environment, the practicality of doing business and business ethics in Angola. The aim is to build…

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United Kingdom government strengthens bilateral relations with Angola

Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy Baroness Northover visited Angola to meet with the new Angolan government and reinforce the UK is ready to co-operate

Baroness Northover returned to Angola in November for the seventh time in under two years. Accompanied by HM Ambassador John Dennis, she met with the new Angolan Ministerial team, including Minister of State for Economic and Social Development, Manuel Nunes Junior, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Manuel Augusto, and new National…

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UK opposes illegal wildlife trade in Angola

UK funds £25,000 to support Angolan project to protect Cuando Cubango’s wildlife through education and sustainable agricultural practices

UK Ambassador John Dennis and the Angolan NGO MBAKITA’s Director Pascoal Baptistiny signed the project contract that will contribute to reducing the illegal trade in endangered species, fauna and flora in the Cuando Cubango province over the next 8 months. This project will facilitate and promote environmental education as well…

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Renewed UK partnership with Japan for demining in Angola

The UK government has announced £50,000 of new funding to support landmines clearance in the southern Angolan province of Huambo

For the past two years the UK, in partnership with Japan, has supported demining activities in the Provinces of Malange and Huambo, representing a total contribution by the UK of £ 65,000. With the support of the governments of the UK and Japan, the project aims to make the Province…

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British Council trains Angolan Air Force language trainers

The British Council in Angola delivered a two-week English language training course for the Angolan Air Force

In March, two English teachers from British Council, Elisabet da Rocha and Nicholas Fletcher, delivered a two-week training course at the Angolan Air Force Psychology Department and English School. They trained ten Angolan military and civilian English language teachers based in Luanda and Benguela. The aim of the course was…