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Delivering justice for abused child brides in The Comoros

Around 17 per cent of women in the Comoros have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence in their lives

Around thirty per cent of girls in The Comoros become child brides, and they make up the vast majority of sexual violence cases reported across the African country. Tackling this scourge was the theme of a recent UN event held during the opening session of the General Assembly, at which…

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    • The functioning of Comoros’ electricity network has improved significantly in recent years, thanks to an African Development Bank-supported project
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The African Development Bank is Supporting Improvements to the Power Grid in the Comoros

The project aims to respond to a twofold challenge in the energy sector in the Comoros

The Comoros Energy Sector Support Project has helped improve the country’s power grid. Approved in 2013, the project aims to respond to a twofold challenge in the energy sector in the Comoros. At the time, electricity access was around 50% of the population, and unevenly split between the three islands…

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Comoros National Day

The United States values its strong relationship with the Union of the Comoros, as we work together on promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean and addressing climate change globally

It is a pleasure to congratulate the Comorian people on the forty-seventh anniversary of their independence. The United States values its strong relationship with the Union of the Comoros, as we work together on promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean and addressing climate change globally. The United States looks…

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Gianni Infantino Discusses Football Development with Head of Comoros Federation

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has met his Comoros counterpart, Said Ali Said Athouman, to discuss football development in the country which provided one of the biggest upsets in Africa Nations Cup history

Artificial pitches and renovation of training centre are among key projects in Comoros; Comoros national team made their AFCON finals debut this year; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) a key partner for the Comoros federation. Download document (EN): https://bit.ly/3y4Iu3G Download document (FR): https://bit.ly/3y1bn0G FIFA President Gianni Infantino has met his Comoros counterpart, Said Ali Said…

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ITFC Provides €35 Million in Financing to Support Energy and Food Security in Comoros

Funding to Support the Import of Petroleum products, LPG and Food Commodities

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), approved two new financing facilities for EUR 35 million in favor of the Union of Comoros, with EUR 25 million dedicated to support the import of energy commodities such as petroleum products and LPG, while EUR 10 million will be allocated to…

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Broadcasters Unanimously Maintain the "No Change position" regarding the attribution of the 700 MHz Band Spectrum

AUB Workshop Day 2 will enable participants to come up with solid recommendations and resolutions for a better management of 700 MHz Band Spectrum

The AUB’s (www.uar-AUB.org) International Workshop on "The future of spectrum for broadcasting" was launched on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Dakar, Senegal. The workshop welcomed delegates from the following countries: Senegal (RTS, E-Media Invest, TDS), Benin, Nigeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon, Rwanda, Angola, Niger, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Comoros, Namibia, Algeria,…

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IAEA Assists Comoros in Finalizing its Draft Comprehensive Nuclear Law

The discussions with the IAEA team helped us better understand the complexity of the provisions of the law, as well as the risks and benefits associated with the nuclear field

With IAEA assistance, the Union of Comoros has finalized the draft of the country’s comprehensive national nuclear law. The IAEA recently hosted a meeting for senior officials of Comoros, the archipelagic country off Africa’s east coast, to highlight the importance of joining and implementing the legal instruments adopted under IAEA…

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Comoros: African Development Fund commits $21.6 Million to Upgrade National Road Network

The project’s third phase will focus on improving the RN2 (Ourovéni-Foumbouni) in Grand Comores

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund approved on Thursday in Abidjan $21.6 million in grants for the third phase of the National Road Network Rehabilitation Program in the Union of Comoros. The grants comprise $14.1 million from the African Development Fund, the concessional window of the African…

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Saudi Fund for Development Laid the Foundation Stone for a Road Project in the Union of Comoros

SFD has financed four projects in Comoros through soft loans estimated at more than USD 61 million

SFD (www.SFD.gov.sa) road project will support the boost of trade and empower disadvantaged communities in Comoros; SFD provides soft loan of approximately USD 17 million to finance the project. The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) delegation laid the foundation stone for a development project in the Union of the Comoros. The project…

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Coronavirus – Zambia: Canada Funded ACT-A Health Systems Connector implementation supports WHO and MoH COVID-19 Response and Continuity of Health Services in Zambia

The kind support from the Government of Canada comes at a time when WHO Zambia is aiming to build a resilient national and local health system

On 14 March 2022, the High Commissioner of Canada to the United Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Zambia, the Seychelles, and Ambassador of Canada to the Union of Comoros,  HE Pamela O’Donnell visited the World Health Organization (WHO) Zambia to learn about WHO’s work and discuss steps and achievements…