Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Financial contribution by Diaspora nationals

According to the Eritrean Embassy nationals in Sweden contributed 1 million 500 thousand Kroner, nationals in Norway 530 thousand Kroner and nationals in Denmark 160 thousand Kroner

Eritrean nationals in various Scandinavian cities contributed over 2 million 225 thousand Kroner in support of the activities of the Eritrean Communities. According to the Eritrean Embassy nationals in Sweden contributed 1 million 500 thousand Kroner, nationals in Norway 530 thousand Kroner and nationals in Denmark 160 thousand Kroner. The…

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Coronavirus: Uganda receives 1,000 oxygen cylinders to boost the country’s response to COVID-19

The package includes 1,000 medical oxygen cylinders, 1000 oxygen cylinder regulators and humidifier bottles

The Ministry of Health has received a complete set of one thousand oxygen cylinders worth US$ 233,000 procured by the World Health Organization (WHO) with financial support from the Government of Denmark for the management of critical cases of COVID-19 in Uganda. The package includes 1,000 medical oxygen cylinders (J-type…

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Danish Special Representative pays courtesy call on Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary

Ambassador Fock Tave reflected on the excellent cooperation between Seychelles and Denmark, notably in the field of Maritime Security

The Special Representative for Denmark’s candidature for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), H.E. Mr Kristian Jensen, paid a courtesy call on the Principal Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Vivianne Fock Tave, at Maison Quéau de Quinssy on Friday 4th February 2022. H.E. Mr Jensen briefed Ambassador Fock…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

New Danish contribution for Anticipatory Action in Eastern Africa

This financing enables implementation of pre-agreed anticipatory actions, to reduce the impacts of predictable climate hazards before they materialize

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of DKK 28.4 million (USD 4.3 million) from the Government of Denmark for Scaling Up Anticipatory Action for Food Security to reduce the effects of climate shocks in the Horn of Africa. This is in addition to the DKK 15…

Source: FIFA |

Video interviews – The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021

The video interviews are submitted as reaction files from The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021

The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 ceremony, held as a virtual TV show from the Home of FIFA in Zurich (www.FIFA.com), crowned two household names, Alexia Putellas and Robert Lewandowski, as the outstanding players in women’s and men’s football respectively. The video interviews below are submitted as reaction files from…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Singapore |

Appointment of Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia, Non-Resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, and Non-Resident High Commissioner to the Republic of Mauritius

Mr Lim Ming Yan appointed as Singapore’s next Non-Resident High Commissioner to the Republic of Mauritius

The Government has appointed Mr Anthony Lim Weng Kin as Singapore’s first Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia, Ms Tan Poh Hong as Singapore’s next Non-Resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark, and Mr Lim Ming Yan as Singapore’s next Non-Resident High Commissioner to the Republic of Mauritius. Mr…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

WFP and Impact Hub Kigali Launch Programme to Support Food System Innovations in Rwanda

The programme seeks innovative solutions that contribute to food security

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Impact Hub Kigali (IHK), with the support of USAID Bureau of Humanitarian Affairs (BHA) and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, are launching the IGNITE Food Systems Challenge in Rwanda to foster locally-driven solutions to tackle food systems challenges. The initiative will…

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Uganda receives a total of 742,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from the Danish Government

No one is safe until everyone is safe

The Danish government has donated a total of 742,000 vaccine doses to the Ministry of Health to assist Uganda in its fight against COVID-19. A shipment of 258,000 Oxford-AstraZeneca doses arrived on 14 December 2021, with an additional shipment of 484,000 Moderna doses scheduled for arrival on 30 December. Both…

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Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 revealed

FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which will be revealed at an online ceremony on 17 January 2022

Shortlists for players’, goalkeepers’ and coaches’ prizes announced; public voting via FIFA.com (https://fifa.fans/3xdZ943): votes can be cast until 10 December 2021; the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 show to take place on 17 January 2022. FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which…

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Coronavirus - Uganda: Danish Government Extends Additional Financial support worth over 5 Billion Shillings Towards the COVID-19 Resurgence Response in Uganda

The grant is in addition to roughly UGX 9.3 billion, which was granted in April 2020 for the Emergency Response to COVID-19 outbreak in Uganda

The Government of Denmark through the Danish Embassy in Uganda has extended a grant worth 5 billion Uganda, Shillings, to the Government of Uganda through the World Health Organization (WHO) towards the implementation of the COVID-19 Resurgence Response Plan developed by the Ministry of Health. The one-year project will support…