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The Seychelles accedes to Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The 162nd country to become party to the Convention

With its accession to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (also commonly known as the "New York" Convention), effected on 3 February 2020, the Seychelles becomes the 162nd State party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for the Seychelles on 3 May…

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New Permanent Representative of Liberia presents credentials

Ms. Telewoda is a member of the Board of Directors of the Angie Brooks International Centre for Women Empowerment and Leadership

The new Permanent Representative of Liberia to the United Nations (Vienna), Youngor Sevelee Telewoda, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During her career, Ms. Telewoda, who is also Ambassador to Germany, has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador…

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New Permanent Representative of South Africa presents Credentials

Rapulane Molekane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov

The new Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations (Vienna), Rapulane Molekane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During his career, Mr. Molekane has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador to France, Monaco and Permanent Delegate of…

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New Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone presents credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone to the United Nations (Vienna), M'Baimba Lamin Baryoh, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During his career, Mr. Baryoh, has served in various capacities, among them: Honorary Consultant Surgeon in Police and…

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New Permanent Representative of Morocco presents Credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations (Vienna), Azzeddine Farhane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During his career, Mr. Farhane, has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador to Vietnam (2016 - 2019); General Director…

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Growth of global manufacturing slowed in 2018 according to United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Industrial Statistics Yearbook

The average share of manufacturing in GDP of African least developed countries (LDCs) has further dropped to 8.3 per cent compared to the 19.6 per cent average of the developing countries

The rate of global manufacturing growth has slowed, mainly as a consequence of trade and tariff barriers, according to the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2019 published by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). World manufacturing value added rose by 3.6 per cent in 2018, slightly lower than the 3.8 per…

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New Permanent Representative of Mozambique presents credentials

Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service

The new Permanent Representative of Mozambique to the United Nations (Vienna), Amadeu Paulo Samuel da Conceição, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During his career, Mr. da Conceição, who is also serving as Permanent Representative to the United Nations and…

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New Permanent Representative of Namibia presents credentials

During her career, Ms. Kruger has served in various capacities

The new Permanent Representative of Namibia to the United Nations (Vienna), Nada Kruger, presented her credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During her career, Ms. Kruger has served in various capacities, among them: Deputy Director, Southern Africa, Ministry of International Relations and…

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Gambia ratifies the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration

The Convention is open for signature, ratification, and accession by States and regional economic integration organizations

On 28 September 2018, Gambia ratified the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (the “Mauritius Convention on Transparency"). Gambia is the fifth State after Canada, Cameroon, Mauritius and Switzerland to ratify the Convention. The Convention entered into force on 18 October 2017. In Gambia, the Convention will…

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International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) Learning project kicks off regional training for Francophone Africa in Dakar, Senegal

Over the course of three days, INCB Learning will provide specialized training on treaty requirements regarding the regulatory control and monitoring of licit trade in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) opened a regional training seminar today in Dakar, Senegal. Organized through the Board’s INCB Learning project, the seminar brings together 30 drug control officials from eleven Francophone African countries, and aims to strengthen their compliance with the international drug control treaties. Officials from the…