Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Increasing momentum to address Antimicrobial Resistance in Zimbabwe: Commitment of the government and the UN Country Team

The move is a game-changer as it effectively links AMR to the National Development Strategy

The first global assessment of the burden of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) revealed that nearly 5 million deaths in 2019[1] were associated with drug-resistant infections. A major driver of AMR is the overuse and misuse of antimicrobials in the human and animal health sectors.[2] Zimbabwe, as other countries of the world, has not…

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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B-roll Video Release: FIFA Foundation announces partnerships with Generation Amazing and Qatar Foundation

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FIFA Foundation signed MoUs with Qatar Foundation and Generation Amazing to deliver a range of football initiatives to empower youth and the community of Qatar that go beyond the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ (www.FIFA.com). In addition to the MoU signings, FIFA Foundation, QF and GA also hosted a launch…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

The Netherlands and European Investment Bank scale up support for water and sanitation projects in developing countries

Investing in safe water and sanitation is investing in a better future for people and our planet

EUR 25 million new Dutch government support for EIB (www.EIB.org) managed Water Sector Fund agreed at DWorld Water Forum; Dutch Special Envoy for International Water Affairs and EIB Vice President confirm strengthened cooperation; New funding will help to deliver sustainable water development goal - SDG 6 The impact of new…

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Ecobank’s leadership in Treasury and Cash Management across Africa recognised at the Global Finance Awards

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place during the annual Sibos conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands in October 2022

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has won five prestigious awards at the Global Finance Treasury & Cash Management Awards 2022, including Africa’s Best Bank for Cash Management and Africa’s Best Provider of Short-Term Investments/Money Market Funds. In addition, Ecobank Cameroon, Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire and Ecobank Kenya were all…

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Flooding in South Sudan: ‘Simply building dikes is not the solution’

After the floods in 2018, young people mobilised to fill sandbags, but the area still flooded again a year later, despite the dikes

South Sudan is facing the aftermath of its worst floods since 1960. Over 835,000 people have been affected. Working with many partners, the Dutch embassy in Juba is working to bolster climate resilience. How can we minimise the impact of persistent flooding on the people who live there? ‘The climate change that’s…

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…

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Demand, Supply and Price Trends: The African Energy Chamber (AEC) Investigates Global Gas Trends in its Q1 2022 Outlook

The African Energy Chamber’s Q1 2022 Outlook, The State of African Energy, offers an intrinsic understanding of global and African gas trends in 2022

The global natural gas market is in a state of both volatility and transformation as post-COVID-19 demand trends, rising geopolitical tensions among major producers, and energy transition pressures impact supply, demand and prices. In 2022, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) – through its Q1 2022 Outlook, the State of…

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

UN Child Rights Committee issues findings on Madagascar and Netherlands

The Committee expressed concern over the severe impacts on children’s rights of cyclones, hurricanes, droughts, floods and other natural disasters caused by climate change

The UN Child Rights Committee (CRC) has issued its findings on Madagascar and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the States parties that it reviewed during its latest session. The findings contain positive aspects of each country's implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols, as well as the…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita Holds Talks with Dutch Counterpart

The Dutch minister reiterated the importance that his country attaches to the development of the strategic partnership between the European Union and Morocco

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Expatriates, MFA Nasser Bourita, on Thursday had a telephone call with the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Wopke Hoekstra. On this occasion, the two Ministers praised the new dynamic initiated to strengthen relations between Morocco and…