Source: South African Government |

South Africa, Palestine express concern at Israel's accreditation to the AU

This comes after Israel obtained observer status at the AU in July, which it has been demanding for years and seen as a diplomatic win for the Jewish State

South Africa and Palestine have agreed to “exert” joint efforts aimed at reversing the decision to admit Israel, the occupying power, as an observer member to the African Union (AU). This comes after Israel obtained observer status at the AU in July, which it has been demanding for years and…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

Bahrain, Israel, UAE, Morocco lead joint statement at Human Rights Council on women, peace, diplomacy

The "Joint Statement on Women, Peace and Diplomacy" reaffirmed women’s fundamental role in peace processes and conflict prevention

During the 48th session of the Human Rights Council on Wednesday, Ambassador Yusuf Abdulkarim Bucheeri of Bahrain delivered a Joint Statement on behalf of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco as well as the University of Peace and 50+ countries, on the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia |

State Secretary Andris Pelšs meets with the Ambassadors of Israel, Azerbaijan, and Egypt

The Ambassador of Egypt proposed that the next political consultations be organised in Cairo

On 20 September 2021, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, received accreditation visits from the new Ambassador of the State of Israel, Sharon Rappaport Palgi, and the Ambassador of Azerbaijan, Elnur Sultanov, as well as having an online farewell meeting with the Ambassador of Egypt, Alaa…

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EZRAIDER Global, Inc. Secures $50 Million Capital Commitment from Global Emerging Markets as Company Seeks to Go Public in Coming Months

EZRAIDER Global will control the timing and maximum number of drawdowns under this facility and has no minimum drawdown obligation

EZRAIDER Global, Inc. (www.EZRAIDER.com) is pleased to announce a $50 million investment commitment from Luxembourg-based Global Emerging Markets Group (GEM) to take the company public. Under the agreement, GEM will provide EZRAIDER Global with a Share Subscription Facility of up to $50 million for a 36-month term following a public…

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APO Group brings together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

The judging panel for the APO Group African Woman in Media Award consists of 100 luminaries, with global icons such as Naomi Campbell joined by executives at diverse organizations like Microsoft, Harley-Davidson and FIFA

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is delighted to announce the jury for the prestigious APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 (http://bit.ly/APOaward). The Award recognizes, celebrates and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    This is the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled…

Source: Ambassade de France au Zimbabwe et au Malawi |

Coronavirus: COVID-19 – Information on measures in place on arrival in mainland France and in French overseas territories

Travellers coming from other countries are encouraged to have a negative PCR test before they leave

Health measures apply to all travellers before departure and upon arrival into French territory. In addition, restrictions apply for entry into French territory depending on the travellers’ country of origin. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 on entering France, you will be required to carry out compulsory 14-day quarantine. Can…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

Coronavirus Global Response: European Investment Bank (EIB) and Commission pledge additional €4.9 billion

Will finance economic recovery, stronger health systems and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in all countries outside of the EU

The ‘Global Goal: Unite for our Future’ pledging summit organised today by the European Commission and Global Citizen mobilised €6.15 billion in additional funding to help develop and ensure equitable access to coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments. The money raised will also support economic recovery in the world’s most fragile…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Refugee athletes stay focused on countdown to delayed Olympics

The refugee athletes themselves, are doing their best to stay fit, while complying with lockdown measures across the world

With the Tokyo Olympics delayed until 2021, UN News has spoken to two recipients of Refugee Athlete Scholarships, an initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and UN refugee agency (UNHCR), to find out how COVID-19 lockdown measures are affecting their preparations for the games. Four years ago at the…

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

Coronavirus - Middle East and North Africa: Mental Health and Psychosocial Response during COVID-19 Outbreak

In Egypt, frontline psychosocial workers are providing 24/7 online support to refugees as a major increase in psychosocial distress has been identified

Key highlights from January to April 2020 (Syria situation) Across the MENA region, UNHCR is receiving alarming reports of increasing mental health issues among the forcibly displaced. Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) activities are being stepped up by UNHCR and partners to address this new dangerous trend. Download Report:…