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

Morocco: His Majesty the King Congratulates Sovereigns of Sweden on National Day

The Sovereign seizes this opportunity to reaffirm His will to pursue joint action to strengthen the relations of friendship and cooperation between the Kingdoms of Morocco and Sweden

HM King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to the Sovereigns of Sweden, HM King Carl XVI Gustaf and HM Queen Silivia, on the occasion of their country's National Day. In this message, HM the King expresses His best wishes of good health and happiness to the Swedish Sovereigns and…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

President Kenyatta, Swedish Prime Minister Push for Enhanced Action to Mitigate Climate Change Challenges

President Kenyatta and Prime Minister Andersson agreed on the need for concerted efforts to address the triple planetary crisis of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday held talks with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson focused on mitigating the challenges of climate change, especially in developing countries. At a meeting held on the margins of the Stockholm+50 in the Swedish capital, President Kenyatta and Prime Minister Andersson agreed on the need for…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

President Kenyatta Mobilizes Support for Accelerated Actions to Avert Environmental Crisis

Over the last 50 years there has been a growing understanding of the grave environmental threats, less progress has been made in designing and implementing bold actions to address the challenge

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the international community to accelerate actions to avert the environmental threats facing the world. The President noted that while over the last 50 years there has been a growing understanding of the grave environmental threats, less progress has been made in designing and implementing bold…

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

His Majesty the King Congratulates Swedish Sovereign on his Birthday

The Sovereign expresses His "best wishes for good health and happiness" to the King of Sweden

His Majesty King Mohammed VI has sent a congratulatory message to the King of Sweden, His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, on the occasion of his birthday. In this message, the Sovereign expresses His "best wishes for good health and happiness" to the King of Sweden, sending His warmest regards to…

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 Development Programme (UNDP) |

UNDP promotes responsible business by strengthening human rights standards across 17 countries, with support from Japan

With this project, UNDP and Japan will further the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda

UNDP will work to improve human rights standards in business in 17 countries through a new project funded by the Government of Japan. By promoting the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the initiative will better equip governments and companies to understand and act upon their…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrean Society Organization in Sweden holds annual meeting

The participants conducted extensive discussion on the report presented and elected a 14-member new executive committee

Eritrean Society organization in Sweden held its annual meeting under the theme “Successful Society for Victorious Eritrean Nationalism”. At the meeting in which over 100 representatives of the Eritrean communities from across Sweden took part, Mr. Yonas Mana, Charge d’Affairs at the Embassy of Eritrea in the Scandinavian countries indicating…

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…

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) |

Expectations ramp up ahead of Stockholm+50 International Meeting

Stockholm+50 is a critical milestone towards renewed multilateralism and strengthened global solidarity

UN Member States and other stakeholders convening on Monday, 28 March 2022, at UN HQ in New York ahead of June’s international meeting Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all - our responsibility, our opportunity. The preparatory meeting concluded with a series of suggestions for leadership dialogues, expected to mobilize the global community…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Sweden invests in resilient rural communities in Somalia with an additional USD 2 million contribution to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

The Sida- funded BRiMS project supports riverine farmers to restore irrigated crop production and productivity in the Jowhar corridor

Renewed funding from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) will support ongoing efforts to build the resilience of riverine farmers in the Jowhar corridor by improving water access and management to boost productivity. The Government of Sweden’s timely contribution to Somalia through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)…