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Rasha Kelej & African First Ladies called for 2024 action to Build Health capacity, Break Infertility Stigma & Support Girl Education during Merck Foundation First Ladies initiative - MFFLI in India

Merck Foundation has provided till today, more than 1700 scholarships to young doctors from 50 countries in 42 critical and underserved specialties

Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej and The First Ladies of Botswana, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo conducted MFFLI committee in India on 2nd day of 10th Merck Foundation Africa…

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

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) applauds São Tomé and Principe's pledge to eradicate statelessness

Over 4.4 million individuals in 95 countries are reported to be stateless or of undetermined nationality according to UNHCR’s annual statistics

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, extends its appreciation to the Government and people of São Tomé and Principe for their commitment to ending statelessness through the recent accession to two statelessness conventions. On 15 January, São Tomé and Príncipe formally deposited its instruments of accession to the 1954 Convention relating…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

São Tomé and Príncipe: African Development Bank Group extends $17.4 million to support public finance and energy sector reforms

The government will receive $10.7 million divided evenly over fiscal year 2023 and fiscal year 2024 under the Fiscal Sustainability and Economic Resilience Program (FSERP)

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved $17.4 million in grants for Sao Tome and Príncipe to shore up the national budget and enhance public service delivery as part of the economic response to support public finance and energy sector reforms following several external…

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)
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São Tomé and Príncipe, and Burundi expand Africa Finance Corporation membership to three-quarters of the continent

Despite significant macroeconomic headwinds, AFC has doubled its membership in the last five years, strengthening its mandate to resolve regional challenges and catalyze private sector-led infrastructure development across Africa

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (www.AfricaFC.org), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, announces Burundi and São Tomé & Príncipe as its newest member countries, expanding its community of sovereigns to 42 African nations. Despite significant macroeconomic headwinds, AFC has doubled its membership in the last five years, strengthening its mandate to…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Angola |

Embassy in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe celebrated the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

The U.S. Embassy has been working to broaden the range of participants in U.S. exchange programs and implementers of U.S. Government-funded projects to be more inclusive and diverse

In celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Embassy in Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe hosted a reception for organizations that promote disability awareness and inclusion. Participants from the recent Sports Diplomacy program and disability rights advocacy groups, and the Secretary of State…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Shri Deepak Miglani appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

He is expected to take up the assignment shortly

Shri Deepak Miglani (YOA: 2006), presently Director in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

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

United Arab Emirates (UAE) leaders congratulate President of Sao Tome and Principe on Independence Day

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai also sent similar message to President of Sao Tome and Principe and Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada on the occasion

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister…

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

United Arab Emirates President sends written letter with invitation to Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) to President of Sao Tome and Principe

The letter was delivered by Amer Al Alawi, Chargé d’Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Ghana

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan sent a written letter to His Excellency Carlos Vila Nova, President of the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, which included an official invitation to the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), which…

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São Tomé and Príncipe Accedes to the Establishment Agreement for Afreximbank’s Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA)

The Bank has committed to providing financial and advisory support to assist Sao Tomé and Principe achieve its structural transformation which focuses on expanding and diversifying its blue economy

The Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), the development impact-focused subsidiary of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (https://www.Afreximbank.com/), has announced that Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe has become the latest country to sign the FEDA Establishment Agreement. The accession to the agreement, achieved under the guidance of…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
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    • Ceitonia Lima Neto, Operations Assistant, AfDB Country office, Sao Tome and Principe, speaking during the session
    • (L-R) Mr. Pietro Toigo, AfDB Country Manager for Angola and Sao Tomé and Principe; Mr. Lindley de Jesus, Director of Planning and Economic Studies at the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Blue Economy; and Mrs. Zeneb Toure, Manager, Civil Society and Community Engagement Division, AfDB
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Sao Tome and Principe: African Development Bank holds Civil Society Open Day

Some 31 representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) joined the discussions, particularly on issues relating to youth employment, energy transition and support for agriculture and the marine economy

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) Country Office in Sao Tome and Principe held its maiden Open Day on 23 March 2023 to discuss its country strategy and portfolio, opportunities, and interventions for the island nation’s sustainable and inclusive development. Some 31 representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) joined the discussions,…