Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Spain Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Worth €1.4 Million on Support for Gender, Agriculture and Sustainable Energy in the Region

The Spanish Cooperation will make a voluntary contribution in 2022 directly of 1.498,000 euros to the ECOWAS Specialised Agencies through the ECOWAS Commission

H.E. Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, President of the ECOWAS Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth One Million four hundred and ninety six thousand euros (€1,496,000) with the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain on support to ECOWAS Specialised Agencies, namely:  the ECOWAS Centre for Gender…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community |

European Union Ambassadors to Tanzania launch 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

In Tanzania, Team Europe, together with local and international stakeholders, advocates for action to prevent and fight against femicide and GBV

The Ambassador of the European Union, H. E. Manfredo Fanti together with EU Member States’ Ambassadors H. E. Nabil Hajlaoui (France), H. E. Peter Hughebaert (Belgium), H. E. Theresa Zitting (Finland), H. E. Regine Hess (Germany), H. E. Mary O’Neill (Ireland), H. E. Marco Lombardi (Italy), Deputy Ambassador Mr. Job…

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

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita Holds Talks with His Spanish Counterpart in Barcelona

This meeting, the seventh between the two ministers, was an opportunity to "continue to advance the Spanish-Moroccan roadmap, which is being implemented point by point

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, held talks, on November 24, 2022 in Barcelona, with his Spanish counterpart, Mr. José Manuel Albares, within the framework of the 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean. During a joint press conference, Mr. Nasser…

Source: South African Government |

President Ramaphosa to host Prime Minister Sánchez of Spain

According to the Presidency, the visit to South Africa will solidify the already strong relations between South Africa and Spain

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow host Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón of Spain on an Official Visit at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Prime Minister Sánchez, who is the President of the Government of Spain, will be accompanied by the Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Ms Reyes Maroto,…

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

His Majesty The King Congratulates the Sovereigns of Spain on National Day

The Sovereign expresses, in his personal name and on behalf of the Moroccan people, His warmest congratulations and best wishes of good health and tranquility to the Sovereigns

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia, on the occasion of their country's National Day. In this message, the Sovereign expresses, in his personal name and on behalf of the Moroccan people, His warmest congratulations and best wishes…

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The Ambassador of Spain in Nigeria Paid a Courtesy Call on The Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Agriculture

The Ambassador used the opportunity to solicit the support of the Commissioner to facilitate the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding the Cooperation has introduced to ECOWAS

The Ambassador of Spain to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Juan Ignacio Sell, paid a courtesy call on the Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Agriculture, Ms. Massandjé TOURE-LITSE, on Monday, September 12, 2022 at her office at the ECOWAS Commission, River Plaza. The Ambassador who was accompanied by the Deputy…

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UN Rights Office in Probe Call, after Morocco-Spain Migrant Deaths, Texas Tragedy, Show Need for Safer Pathways

The OHCHR official urged Morocco and Spain to ensure that migrants’ human rights were protected at their joint border, and that border officers refrain from any use of excessive force

The deaths of at least 23 migrants seeking to reach Spanish territory from Morocco should be investigated urgently by both countries, the UN rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday, reacting also to reports overnight of of least 50 migrants found dead in a truck in southern Texas. The Morocco-Spain border incident took…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

UN committee urges prompt investigation into deaths of migrants at Moroccan-Spanish border

The tragedy could have been avoided if a comprehensive rights-based approach had been incorporated in border policies

The UN Committee on Migrant Workers (CMW) on Tuesday deplored the incidents that led to the deaths of at least 23 migrants as they tried to cross the border from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Melilla last Friday. It is yet to be determined whether the victims died falling from the fence,…

Source: African Union (AU) |

The Chairperson of the AUC expresses shock at violent treatment of African migrants at Morocco-Spain border leading to deaths and injuries, calls for an immediate investigation

The Chairperson calls for an immediate investigation into the matter

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat expresses his deep shock and concern at the violent and degrading treatment of African migrants attempting to cross an international border from Morocco into Spain, with the ensuing violence leading to the deaths of at least 23 people and…

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

UNHCR and Spanish aid organization bring laughter to refugee children and their host community in Zimbabwe

From April 28 to May 6, three artists from the Spanish brand of CWB performed daily shows in the refugee camp and primary schools in various Chipinge District towns

The independent international group Clowns Without Borders (CWB) and UNHCR partnered to bring laughter and happiness to refugee children at Tongogara Refugee Camp and the Chipinge District communities as a prelude to commemorations marking World Refugee Day, which will take place on June 20th. Clowns Without Borders was created in…