Source: Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG |

A magnificent launch in Baghdad: More than 90 exhibitors from 16 countries display their products, solutions and technologies at the first iraq agrofood & plastprintpack 2019

The event enjoys the strong support of the Ministry of Trade of Iraq and its subsidiary institutions

Three key figures to characterize the Iraqi market: Value of own food and beverage production US$ 2.917 billion, food imports US$ 6.333 billion and hundreds of millions of US$ invested annually in modern processing technology; EUROMAP country cluster plastics confirms high double-digit annual growth for Iraq. It’s been only a…

Source: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Albania |

Statement by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs on the issue relating to the Honorary Consul of Albania in Nigeria, Nitin Sandesara

The formalities for appointing Mr. Nitin Sandesara as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Albania in Nigeria were completed in January 2019

On the issue relating to the Honorary Consul of Albania in Nigeria, Nitin Sandesara, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs as follows: The formalities for appointing Mr. Nitin Sandesara as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Albania in Nigeria were completed in January 2019. The formalities for…

Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG
Source: Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG |

Now even bigger and more international than ever: The 5th agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2019 with 120+ global technology leaders from 24 countries

Top level 3-day conference on Skills development, Value chain approach, Circular economy & Finance, start-ups and digitalization

Due to the upbeat market development and an ever increasing interest in the Nigerian market, agrofood (https://bit.ly/2Gbu1K6) & plastprintpack Nigeria (https://bit.ly/2W9E6M8) 2019 continue their success story and are even bigger and more international as 120+ global technology leaders from 24 countries participate. The exhibition is complemented by a top level 3-day…

Source: United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS) |

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…

Source: Kaspersky |

From geeky tech to popular payment method: Kaspersky Lab finds one-in-ten people now use cryptocurrency

However, cybercriminals are also embracing this trend by targeting cryptocurrency exchanges and modifying old threats to attack investors

Cryptocurrency, often associated with ‘geeks’ or those looking to raise cash quickly, has turned into a popular payment method. According to a recent report from Kaspersky Lab (https://bit.ly/2Spbz7T), one-in-ten people (13%) have now used it to make a purchase. However, cybercriminals are also embracing this trend by targeting cryptocurrency exchanges and modifying old…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Total’s South Africa gas discovery first step towards exploiting the country’s full hydrocarbons potential

The discovery, which will help open a new hydrocarbons province in South Africa, could prove the presence of billions of barrels of oil equivalent in South African waters

Gas discovery in the offshore Outeniqua Basin speaks to South Africa’s hidden oil & gas potential; gives an opportunity for a meaningful dialogue on attractive legislation and local content development. The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (EnergyChamber.org) welcomes the recent gas condensate discovery by Total in Block 11B/12B, 175km off the…

Source: United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS) |

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…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Conference on Disarmament to hold First Public Plenary of its 2019 Session on Monday, 21 January

In addition to Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe will also hold the presidency during 2019

The Conference on Disarmament, the world's single multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations, will hold the first public plenary of its 2019 session on Monday, 21 January at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The session will open under the presidency of Ukraine.  The presidency of the Conference rotates among its…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Somalia

The Secretary-General remains strongly committed to assisting Somalia in its efforts to achieve peace, stability and prosperity for all

The Secretary-General deeply regrets the decision of the Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia to declare the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Nicholas Haysom, persona non grata. The Secretary-General has full confidence in Mr. Haysom, an experienced and…

The Hungarian Government
Source: The Hungarian Government |

We must take help over there, not bring the problems here

Arriving at the EU-Africa Forum in Vienna on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that there is a good chance of strengthening Hungary’s strategic policy course

He stressed that “we would like to strengthen this strategic course, and we have a good chance of doing so.” With regard to the United Nations Global Migration Compact, Mr. Orbán said that the majority of countries in the UN are source countries: those from which migrants come to Europe.…