Source: The Republic of Uganda - Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

H.E. President Museveni Meets Danish Envoy, Welcomes $95 Million Support for Climate Change and Refugees

President Museveni commended Denmark's support and emphasized the importance of preserving Uganda's natural resources, particularly the tributaries of the River Nile

President Yoweri Museveni met with the Danish Envoy, Mr. Dan Jorgensen, who is the Minister for Development Cooperation & Global Climate Policy, and his delegation at State Lodge Nakasero on Wednesday, January 24th, 2024. During the meeting, President Museveni requested the Danish government's support for his wetland reclamation program, which…

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Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

Novo Nordisk Foundation and Grundfos Foundation partner with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to strengthen inclusive health care for refugees and host communities in Kenya

The two Danish foundations commit $9 million to support the transition to an inclusive health system in Turkana County in Kenya, as part of a new Danish public-private alliance that sets the stage for the opening of the Global Refugee Forum 2023

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today welcomes a new partnership with the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Grundfos Foundation that will provide $9 million to strengthen access to quality health care, water and sanitation for forcibly displaced people and their host communities in Turkana County, Kenya. The multi-million-dollar commitment sets the…

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The Developed World’s Broken Promises: How Can Africa Finance the Energy Transition? (By NJ Ayuk)

The Copenhagen Accord wasn’t a binding promise, but it did set up a durable framework for future talks

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) From an African perspective, one of the most important things to come out of COP15, the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, was the formal recognition of the fact that lower-income countries were not in a position to bear…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Speaks with the Prime Minister of Denmark

The two sides confirmed the gravity of the situation and the vital need to avert an expansion of the conflict, given the severe repercussions this will have on the region and the threat it will pose to security and stability

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received a phone call from Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen.  The phone call focused on developments in the military escalation in the Gaza Strip. The two sides confirmed the gravity of the situation and the vital need to avert an expansion of the conflict,…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Strengthening Partnership between Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Vice-President and Danish Ambassador

The purpose of the gathering is to strengthen the 20-year relationship that has existed between the Royal Kingdom of Denmark and the ECOWAS Commission

The Vice-President of the ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Damtien L. Tchintchibidja, welcomed H.E. Sune Krogstrup, the Danish Ambassador to ECOWAS and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to Abuja. The purpose of the gathering is to strengthen the 20-year relationship that has existed between the Royal Kingdom of Denmark and the ECOWAS…

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African Development Bank Group Chief Economist Kevin Chika Urama urges Nordic and Irish entrepreneurs in to make Africa their business and investment destination

According to Urama, agriculture and energy in Africa offer huge opportunities for trade and investment with Nordic countries

The African Development Bank Group’s (www.AfDB.org) Chief Economist, Prof Kevin Chika Urama, has urged entrepreneurs in Nordic countries and Ireland to make Africa their business and investment destination. Prof Urama, on an official visit to Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway and Sweden between 25-29 September, said Africa’s population boom - projected…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrean community festival in Scandinavian countries

The festival is attended by a number of nationals from cities in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland

Eritrean community festival in the Scandinavian countries has convened today, 4 August in Stockholm with patriotic zeal. The festival is graced by the presence of Eritrea’s Regional Governors: Mr. Fesehaye Haile, Governor of the Central Region; Ambassador Mohammed-Seid Mantai, Governor of the Southern Red Sea Region; and Mr. Habteab Tesfatsion,…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) met to consolidate their collaboration

The meeting recalled the need to consolidate staffing within the ECOWAS Commission, to enhance visibility of interventions in Member States

Part of the process of renewing the Africa Programme for Peace (APP) agreement a Danish delegation visited Abuja from 22 through 24 March 2023 to interact with keys partners including the ECOWAS Commission. H.E. Damtien L. Tchintchibidja, the Vice-President of the ECOWAS Commission, met on March 23 with a Danish…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Receives the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark

The meeting tackled the main areas of cooperation between Egypt and Denmark, particularly boosting the size and scope of Danish investments in Egypt

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ms. Mette Frederiksen, at Al-Ittihadiya Palace. The Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, said President El-Sisi and Denmark’s Prime Minister held a bilateral session of talks, followed by an expanded meeting attended by the two countries’…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary holds meeting with key partners aimed at streamlining operational processes

The health CS said the ministry of health has adopted a people-centred approach in healthcare delivery

Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha has underscored the government’s commitment to improve health outcomes in the country through constructive partnerships. The health CS, who was engaged in a host of meetings with various health stakeholders for the better part of Wednesday, said the ministry of health has adopted a people-centred…