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Validation Workshop of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Action Plan 2023-2027

This validation workshop brought together all ECREEE staff with the participation of a delega-tion from the ECOWAS Centre for Gender Development (CDCG)

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) held a validation workshop for the ECREEE 2023-2027 Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Action Plan Report the 9 May 2024 in Praia. This activity supported by GIZ as part of Program Promoting a Climate-friendly Energy Market in West Africa (ProCEM-II). This…

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World Bank Reserve Advisory & Management Partnership (RAMP) Trust Fund to Improve Public Asset Management Announces Second Beneficiary, Cabo Verde

Announced in October, the trust fund brings the World Bank’s public asset management expertise to lower-income, fragile, or conflict-affected countries that could not otherwise afford it

The World Bank announced the Central Bank of Cabo Verde (CBCV) as the second beneficiary of a multi-donor trust fund for advancing public asset management worldwide. Representatives from CBCV and the World Bank signed the technical assistance agreement, which delivers technical advisory services under the World Bank’s Reserve Advisory &…

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The President of The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission confirmed to participate in Freedom, Democracy And Good Governance Conference in Cabo Verde

The event aims to facilitate meaningful discussions, share innovative ideas, and encourage collaborative efforts among global leaders and stakeholders

H.E Dr Omar Alieu TOURAY, president of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission will attend the upcoming International Conference on the theme: “Freedom, Democracy, and Good Governance: A View from Cabo Verde.” The conference is scheduled for April 8th and 9th, 2024, and will take place on…

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Seychelles’ non-resident Ambassador Accredited to the Republic of Cabo Verde

Ambassador Mederic conveyed greetings from President Wavel Ramkalawan to President Neves and acknowledged the good existing relations between the two countries

Ambassador Conrad Mederic presented his Credentials to the President of the Republic of Cabo Verde, H.E. Mr. José Maria Neves, as Seychelles’ second non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Cabo Verde on Wednesday 28th February 2024 in the City of Mindelo. Ambassador Mederic conveyed greetings from President Wavel Ramkalawan to President…

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Rasha Kelej & African First Ladies called for 2024 action to Build Health capacity, Break Infertility Stigma & Support Girl Education during Merck Foundation First Ladies initiative - MFFLI in India

Merck Foundation has provided till today, more than 1700 scholarships to young doctors from 50 countries in 42 critical and underserved specialties

Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej and The First Ladies of Botswana, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo conducted MFFLI committee in India on 2nd day of 10th Merck Foundation Africa…

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The Resident Representative of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Mali meets with students of the Higher Institute of Legal and Social Sciences of Praia

His Excellency Mr. Màrio Gomes Fernandes, while visiting his home country, took the opportunity to inform his audience about the achievements of the Organization from its inception to the present, the challenges it faces, and future prospects

On January 19, 2023, the Resident Representative of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Mali, His Excellency Màrio Gomes Fernandes, held a conference at the Higher Institute of Legal and Social Sciences of Praia (Cape Verde) on the theme: ECOWAS: creation, function, governance, and its role in…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola

The Secretary will highlight how the United States has accelerated the U.S.-Africa partnership since the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, including in areas such as climate, food, and health security

Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Cabo Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Angola January 21-26, 2024. Throughout the trip, the Secretary will highlight how the United States has accelerated the U.S.-Africa partnership since the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, including in areas such as climate, food, and health security.  He will also…

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Poultry farming reaps year-round rewards, Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

Beyond food security, some local farmers reach for food sovereignty, one chicken at a time

Nus Ibrahim moved through her cool, dimly lit home. She shone a light from her phone towards the corner of the room, revealing a singular, small brown egg burrowed in the sand. "A hen has just started laying,” she said smiling. When she returned outside under the mid-day sun, Nus…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

World Health Organization (WHO) Certifies Cabo Verde as Malaria-Free, Marking a Historic Milestone in the Fight Against Malaria

A total of 43 countries and 1 territory have now been certified as malaria-free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified Cabo Verde as a malaria-free country, marking a significant achievement in global health. With this announcement, Cabo Verde joins the ranks of 43 countries and 1 territory that WHO has awarded this certification. Cabo Verde is the third country to be certified in…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Meeting between State Minister for Foreign Affairs TSUJI Kiyoto and H.E. Mrs. Miryan Djamila Sena VIEIRA, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Co-operation, Republic of Cabo Verde

H.E. Mrs. Vieira reiterated the message of sympathy from the government of Cabo Verde for the 2024 Noto Peninsula earthquake

On January 12th at 11:00 AM for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. TSUJI Kiyoto, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a meeting with H.E. Mrs. Miryan Djamila Sena VIEIRA, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Co-operation, Republic of Cabo Verde, who is visiting Japan. The overview of the meeting is…