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HelpAge International awarded nearly 2 million Euro funding from German government for humanitarian and health work

The 1.6 million Euros funding will be used to support People with Specific Needs in Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps and the host communities

HelpAge International’s Tanzania office has been awarded nearly 2 million Euros in funding from the German government, it was announced today. This new funding includes 1.6 million Euros from the German Federal Foreign Office for vital work to support people with specific needs in and around the Nduta and Mtendeli…

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Conference on Disarmament to hold First Public Plenary of its 2019 Session on Monday, 21 January

In addition to Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe will also hold the presidency during 2019

The Conference on Disarmament, the world's single multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations, will hold the first public plenary of its 2019 session on Monday, 21 January at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The session will open under the presidency of Ukraine.  The presidency of the Conference rotates among its…

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    • (L-R) Hon.Kwaku Agyemang Manu-Minister of Health Republic of Ghana, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother, H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Ambassador, Merck More Than a Mother, Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Republic of Ghana and Dr. Edem Hiadzi, President of the Fertility Society of Ghana
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother with H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Ambassador, Merck More Than a Mother
    • Nii Abonsieku I, Pokuase Asere Mantse; Naa Lamiley II, Pokuase Queen Mother; Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health Republic of Ghana; Naa Aduorkor Aryeh I, Developmental Queen Pokuase; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother; H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Ambassador, Merck More Than a Mother; Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Republic of Ghana; Manye Korbey Anahoma, Kaneshie Queen Mother; Dr. Edem Hiadzi, President of the Fertility Society of Ghana; Asafoatse Quainoo Feni, Pokuase Asere
    • Nii Abonsieku I, Pokuase Asere Mantse; Naa Lamiley II, Pokuase Queen Mother; Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health Republic of Ghana; Naa Aduorkor Aryeh I, Developmental Queen Pokuase; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother; H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Ambassador, Merck More Than a Mother; Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Republic of Ghana; Manye Korbey Anahoma, Kaneshie Queen Mother; Dr. Edem Hiadzi, President of the Fertility Society of Ghana; Asafoatse Quainoo Feni, Pokuase Asere
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Merck foundation launched their programs in partnership with Ghana’s First Lady and Ministry of Health

Merck Foundation CEO and First Lady of Ghana to co-chair the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Accra, Ghana on 29th and 30th October 2019

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) awarded the First Lady of Ghana to acknowledge her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador; Merck Foundation CEO and First Lady of Ghana to co-chair the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Accra, Ghana on 29th and 30th October 2019 Merck Foundation, the…

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GROHE Is the Driving Force of the Digital Transformation in the Sanitary Sector and Sets New Standards at the 2019 ISH

At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management

For GROHE (www.GROHE.com), 2018 was all about strategic partnerships and the digitization of water. At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management. GROHE, a leading global brand for complete…

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Federal Foreign Office on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The German Government calls on all sides to refrain from violence and to seek peaceful solutions using the mechanisms provided

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (10 January) on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: We are following developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo very closely. The German Government calls on all sides to refrain from violence and to seek peaceful…

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"Whole of UN" approach in West Africa

Statement by David Clay, UK Deputy Political Coordinator to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on Peace Consolidation in West Africa

Thank you, Mr President, and thank you, SRSG Chambas, for your briefing and for your team’s work in West Africa and the Sahel. Your efforts continue to be an invaluable bulwark against the forces of instability in the region. Mr President, the United Kingdom welcomes the progress set out by…

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In a year of deepening hunger, World Food Programme (WFP) reaches a record 5 million people in Democratic Republic of Congo

Assistance was provided in the form of commodities and cash, and specially fortified foods for the treatment and prevention of acute malnutrition

With widening violence, largescale displacement, poor harvests and endemic poverty nearly doubling the number of acutely food insecure people in DRC this year to 13.1 million, the World Food Programme (WFP) significantly expanded its operations, reaching a record 5 million, a twofold increase from 2017. Building on a surge in…

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Donates an Ambulance to South Sudan National Police Service to combat crime and respond to survivors of Gender-Based Violence

James Pui, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police on behalf of the South Sudan National Police Service expressed their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the Government of Germany

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through its Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project with funding from the Government of Germany on Wednesday donated a Toyota Landcruiser ambulance to the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS). UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law Project Chief Technical Advisor…

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Invitation to attend 69th Berlin International Film Festival

The visit takes place from 6 to 14 February 2019 and is part of the Visitors’ Programme of the Federal Republic of Germany

Moses Shivakola-Mberira, Founding Member and Regional Film Development Executive of the Filmmakers Association of Namibia (FAM), will participate in an information tour to Germany within the framework of the 69thBerlin International Film Festival. The visit takes place from 6 to 14 February 2019 and is part of the Visitors’ Programme…

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    • (L-R) H.E. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana; H.E. AISSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, The First Lady of Niger; H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal; H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia; H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi
    • H.E. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana; H.E. AISSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; The First Lady of Niger; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal; H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia; H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi and HON. ABDOULAYE DIOUF SARR Minister of Health of Senegal
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation during the Merck Africa Asia Luminary
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African First Ladies pledge to support Merck Foundation to empower infertile women as Ambassadors

The First Ladies became the Ambassadors of Merck More Than A Mother campaign to eliminate stigma around infertility in their countries

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany conducted the 5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” presided over by The President of The Republic of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL  and in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Senegal in Dakar. During the Luminary, Dr. Rasha Kelej , CEO of Merck Foundation emphasized, “I am…