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Minister of Foreign Affairs Discusses with His Saudi, Egyptian and Algerian Counterparts the vote to suspend Membership of Russia in the Human Rights Council

During the call, they discussed the coordination over the position regarding the voting on the draft resolution to suspend Russia’s membership in the Human Rights Council

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, made a phone call with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic…

Source: The Presidency: Republic of South Africa |

President postpones Saudi Arabia to focus on Kwazulu-Natal disaster

The postponement allows the President to continue to meet with Ministers on the situation in the flood-ravaged province

President Cyril Ramaphosa has postponed a working visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to focus on government’s intervention in the KwaZulu-Natal flood disaster. The South African government has communicated the postponement of the visit, for which President Ramaphosa was due to travel on Tuesday, 19 April, to the Government…

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ITFC Provides €35 Million in Financing to Support Energy and Food Security in Comoros

Funding to Support the Import of Petroleum products, LPG and Food Commodities

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), approved two new financing facilities for EUR 35 million in favor of the Union of Comoros, with EUR 25 million dedicated to support the import of energy commodities such as petroleum products and LPG, while EUR 10 million will be allocated to…

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FIFA-backed course provides access to coaching knowledge in Senegal

The four-day course consisted of various modules including sessions dedicated to theory, practice and reflection

Course aims to improve coaching educators; similar events already held in United States and Brazil; infrastructure also seen as key element. Coach education is a key part of improving the standard of football around the world and, with this in mind, Senegal recently hosted the latest edition of the FIFA…

Source: United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) |

UNITAMS Spokesperson Welcomes Friends of Sudan Joint Statement

Spokesperson reiterated that UNITAMS will continue to work jointly with the African Union and IGAD, and Sudanese stakeholders in the next phase of the political process

United Nations Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) Spokesperson welcomes statement released by the Friends of Sudan Group on 29 March 2022, in which the member states affirmed strong support for joint efforts of UNITAMS, the African Union, and the Inter-governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) to facilitate a political…

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Saudi Fund for Development Laid the Foundation Stone for a Road Project in the Union of Comoros

SFD has financed four projects in Comoros through soft loans estimated at more than USD 61 million

SFD (www.SFD.gov.sa) road project will support the boost of trade and empower disadvantaged communities in Comoros; SFD provides soft loan of approximately USD 17 million to finance the project. The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) delegation laid the foundation stone for a development project in the Union of the Comoros. The project…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
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Canon Central and North Africa Launches its Initiative focused on Gender Equality and Empowerment - ‘Women in Sales’ Program, as we Celebrate Women’s Month 2022

The initiative will invite women from Central and North Africa, Middle-East and Turkey to advance their careers in sales by participating in a yearlong internship program

In alignment with the company’s core pillar of empowerment and equality, Canon (Canon-CNA.com) unveils its ‘Women in Sales’ initiative to offer yearlong internship and mentorship opportunities to women; the ‘Women in Sales’ opportunity is an exclusive offering for women residing in Central and North Africa, Middle-East and Turkey regions.  Canon Central…

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Canon Ambassador Tasneem Alsultan on breaking gender stereotypes through photography

We sat down with her to talk about how she uses her photography to change the narratives that surround women and men in Saudi Arabia

Saudi-American documentary photographer Tasneem Alsultan is best known for her work on gender and social issues in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. We sat down with her to talk about how she uses her photography to change the narratives that surround women and men in Saudi Arabia and the…

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Women's Entrepreneurship Training Program in the Fashion Industry

The Program is tailored and designed to build the capabilities and skills of the participating women entrepreneurs

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (https://ICD-PS.org/en), J.P. Morgan (https://JPMorgan.com) and Nafisa Shams Academy and incubator are announcing the official launching of a joint program for training and incubation in the fashion sector in Saudi Arabia (the “Program”).  The Program is dedicated to women entrepreneurs with…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Friends of Sudan Statement on Publication of UNITAMS Summary Report

The Friends of Sudan call on all relevant Sudanese stakeholders to engage in the next phase of a political process to resolve the political crisis in Sudan

Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the European Union, as members of the Friends of Sudan, welcome the publication by the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) of its summary…