Source: Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community |

European Union Ambassadors to Tanzania launch 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

In Tanzania, Team Europe, together with local and international stakeholders, advocates for action to prevent and fight against femicide and GBV

The Ambassador of the European Union, H. E. Manfredo Fanti together with EU Member States’ Ambassadors H. E. Nabil Hajlaoui (France), H. E. Peter Hughebaert (Belgium), H. E. Theresa Zitting (Finland), H. E. Regine Hess (Germany), H. E. Mary O’Neill (Ireland), H. E. Marco Lombardi (Italy), Deputy Ambassador Mr. Job…

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

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita Receives the Minister-President of the Belgian Region of Wallonia

Wallonia, which is a federated entity of Belgium, is bound by cooperation agreements with Morocco since 1999

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, received, on November 10, 2022 in Rabat, the Minister-President of the Belgian region of Wallonia, Mr. Elio Di Rupo. Following this meeting, Mr. Nasser Bourita stressed that Cooperation with the Belgian region of Wallonia is part of…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs Trudeau Travels to South Africa, Tanzania, Liberia, and Belgium

Her 10-day trip will prioritize working with U.S. diplomatic missions on policy and messaging priorities

Acting Assistant Secretary for Global Public Affairs Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau will travel to South Africa, Tanzania, Liberia, and Belgium from November 7 to November 17, 2022. Her 10-day trip will prioritize working with U.S. diplomatic missions on policy and messaging priorities, including the importance of press freedom and countering disinformation,…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa: Deputy Minister Alvin Botes to host the Fourth Meeting of South Africa – Belgium Joint Commission

Belgium is one of South Africa’s most important economic partners

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Alvin Botes, will host the Fourth Meeting of the South Africa – Belgium Joint Commission in Pretoria on 08 November 2022. The Belgian delegation will be led by Ms Theodora Gentzis, the Acting President of the Board of the Federal Public…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

United Nations women’s rights committee publishes findings on Armenia, Belgium, Finland, The Gambia, Honduras, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Switzerland and Ukraine

A high number of girls are out of school, a situation exacerbated by child marriage, and a correspondingly high illiteracy rate among women and girls in The Gambia

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) today issued its findings on Armenia, Belgium, Finland, The Gambia, Honduras, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Switzerland and Ukraine, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The findings contain positive aspects of each country's implementation of the Convention on the Elimination…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Ethiopia-Tigray: Belgium’s contribution through the Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA)

Through SFERA, the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium contributed USD 510 000 to FAO to help ensure the timely provision of fertilizers to meet the input needs of farmers

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Belgium support the timely delivery of agricultural inputs in the Tigray region. Northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region continues to face a precarious humanitarian situation. Ongoing conflict, recurring environmental shocks and the residual impacts of a desert locust upsurge and the…

Source: Embassy of Ethiopia in Brussels |

Ambassador Hirut Zemene confers with the Board of Flemish Inter-University Umbrella Organization for Development Cooperation

The consultation was made in the spirit of celebrating the more than two decades-long higher education cooperation and strengthening it further

H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene had a discussion with the Board of Flemish Inter-University Umbrella Organization for Development Cooperation (VLIR-UOS) through a brief cultural and friendly consultation held at the Embassy of Ethiopia on the 18th of August 2022. The consultation was made in the spirit of celebrating the more than…

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Ambassador Hirut Zemene meets with Mr. Jean-marc Pisani, Head of Horn of Africa Division at European External Action Service (#EEAS)

H.E. Ambassador Hirut briefed Mr. Pisani regarding the current situation in Ethiopia, particularly concerning the government’s commitment to end the conflict in Northern part of Ethiopia

H.E. Ambassador Hirut Zemene met with Mr. Jean-marc Pisani, Head of Horn of Africa Division at the European External Action Service (EEAS), on the 18th of August 2022. During the meeting, H.E. Ambassador Hirut briefed Mr. Pisani regarding the current situation in #Ethiopia, particularly concerning the government’s commitment to end the…

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William Kamkwamba, inventor, engineer, and subject of 2019 Hollywood movie ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’, joins a stellar group of entrepreneurs and global business leaders to discuss ‘empowerment and energy access’ at the Youth Energy Summit (YES!)

YES! will launch a series of focus groups in Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt

“Our vision is to empower 100,000 more ‘Williams’ by aef2029 to close the gap between population growth and energy access.  The initiatives are there, the need is there, the entrepreneurs are everywhere and YES! is here to identify them and provide them the tools to succeed…” Harry Gibson, EnergyNet (www.EnergyNet.co.uk).…

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African Energy Forum 2022 oversubscribed – agenda officially closes two weeks early, as over 30 Ministerial delegations join the 24th annual Africa Energy Forum in Brussels this month

aef takes place in a few weeks on 21-24 June, at Tour & Taxis in Brussels

As Ministerial delegations from South Africa, Egypt, Namibia, Burkina Faso and Kenya join the other 27 ministerial and 63 CEO led public sector, utility and regulatory delegations attending the Africa Energy Forum this month, we inform you that we have taken the unusual decision to close the agenda two weeks…