Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

The Gambia’s Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), a Model for the Rest of the World – US Ambassador–at–Large

Ambassador Van Schaak called on the President to extend the support of the United States Government in bringing justice to the victims of the former regime

President Barrow today outlined plans for implementing the recommendations of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission -TRRC during a discussion held with a leading expert on Transitional Justice, the US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice, H.E Beth Van Schaack, at the State House in Banjul. Ambassador Van Schaak called on the…

Source: Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MoFEA) - The Republic of The Gambia |

United States Embassy Compliments The Gambia on Fiscal Transparency Report

The United States applauds The Gambia for having met the requirements for this 2022 report and looks forward to a continuing partnership to help advance both economic transparency and overall prosperity

All governments receiving U.S. foreign assistance are required to undergo a fiscal transparency assessment. As a beneficiary of U.S. foreign assistance, the government of the Gambia has been complimented for being one of the seventy-two (72) governments assessed as meeting the minimum fiscal transparency requirements in the 2022 report. The…

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

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission’s Vice President visits Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Agencies and Projects in The Gambia

Following the engagement with the project team, the Vice President embarked on site visits to a Fish Processing Site built by the project to support economic activities of women in Brufut

The Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission, Her Excellency Damtien L. Tchintchibidja as part of a Mission to monitor ongoing activities being implemented by the ECOWAS Commission and its partners in The Gambia engaged the project team of The Gambia Pilot for the Regional Stabilization and Development Fund, to observe…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Japan: Meeting between State Minister for Foreign Affairs Yamada Kenji and Honorable Dr. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia

The both sides exchanged their views on current international issues

On September 27 at 9:40AM for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. YAMADA Kenji, State Minister of Foreign Affairs, held a meeting with Hon. Dr. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, the Republic of The Gambia, who is visiting Japan to attend the State Funeral for Former…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Qatar: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Gambia's Minister of Foreign Affairs

During the meeting, the meeting dealt with reviewing bilateral cooperation between the two countries

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on today with HE Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77) - President Barrow Calls for More Action in Climate Financing

Climate financing is a challenge for many developing countries and investing in it could create difficult options for many Africans

Addressing a forum on Tuesday, 20th September on mobilising climate financing on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York, President Barrow said countries should raise investments and focus on saving and protecting lives, and the ecosystems. The President cited the recent floods as ‘one of the…

Source: United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) |

Ministers Gear up for COP27 with Commitment to Use Paris Agreement to Boost Access to Adaptation Finance

The Ministerial Declaration also includes a commitment from UNCDF to grow the LoCAL Facility to a US$ 500 million mechanism by 2027

The launch of a 17-signature Ministerial Declaration calling for recognition of the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility as an existing Non-Market Approach under the Paris Agreement in New York today could, say ministers, unlock significant additional climate finance for adaptation to the impacts of climate change. The declaration, made by some of the world’s…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

The Gambia-United Arab Emirates (UAE) Seek New Areas of Cooperation

The two leaders discussed the UAE's participation in the use of port operators in the maritime domain, ratification of the UAE and The Gambia treaty, agricultural development, funding of OIC projects, and the situation of Gambian detainees in the UAE

H.E President Adama Barrow, on Monday, 19th September 2022, received the Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Shakhbut Bin Nahyan Bin Mubarak, while in New York to participate in the UNGA77.   During the meeting that was meant to strengthen the already existing relations between their two…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

President Barrow Presides Over Swearing-in of First-Ever Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) Council

The selection of the council is a major step forward in the Security Sector Reform framework

His Excellency President Adama Barrow has reiterated his government’s support for strengthening the capacity and professionalism of the members of the Gambia Armed Forces during the swearing-in ceremony of members of the First Gambia Armed Forces Council, held on Friday 16th September 2022, at the Statehouse in Banjul. President Barrow said…

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Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Dealing with the trauma of displacement in The Gambia

6,200 Gambians have been internally displaced, with another 8,500 affected in host communities – according to The Gambia’s National Disaster Management Agency

Thousands of Senegalese have been forced to flee their homes and seek refuge in The Gambia, after clashes broke out earlier this year, in parts of Senegal occupied by separatists. The UN is providing psychological support for many of those displaced, who are coping with the fact that a return…