Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

All set for eighth conference on climate change & development in Africa, says Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s Murombedzi

The conference will also help ensure that Africa’s voice is amplified and heard at the summit in New York in September

All is set for the Eighth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA VIII) which will be held in Addis Ababa from 28-30 August under the theme; ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’. Mr. James Murombedzi, Chief of the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Sudan

H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will visit Khartoum on 17 August 2019 to participate in the signing ceremony of the Constitutional Declaration, which covers arrangements concerning the Transitional Civilian Authority, between the Forces of Freedom and Change and the Transitional Military Council. In the margins of the meeting,…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Kalla Ankourao, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad of the Republic of The Niger

H.E. Kalla Ankourao Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad of the Republic of The Niger will pay an official visit to Turkey on 15-16 August 2019. During this first visit at the level of Foreign Minister from Niger to Turkey, all aspects of our bilateral relations…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Mrs. Nabeela F. Tunis Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone, to Turkey

H.E. Mrs. Nabeela F. Tunis, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Sierra Leone will pay a visit to Turkey ‪on 15-17 August 2019. During this first Foreign Ministerial visit from Sierra Leone to our country, steps to be taken in order to improve our cooperation…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

Senegal’s energised renaissance (By Sebastian Wagner, CEO, DMWA Resources)

A chance for Senegalese economic growth is here but many steps need to be taken to avoid the pitfalls of a curse

By Sebastian Wagner, CEO, DMWA Resources After decades of struggles against a deficient power generation system, Senegal is now at the verge of a paradigmatic shift that could put many of its troubles to rest. With the government's bet in recent years in new power generation facilities, power outages have…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Passing Away of Beji Caid Essebsi, President of the Republic of Tunisia

H.E. Essebsi has played significant roles in the successful political transition of Tunisia based on tolerance and reconciliation after the Jasmine Revolution

We are deeply saddened by the passing away of H. E. Beji Caid Essebsi, the President of Tunisia. We wish Allah’s mercy upon him and extend our condolences to the friendly and brotherly people of Tunisia. H.E. Essebsi has played significant roles in the successful political transition of Tunisia based…

Source: Amnesty International |

Amnesty International to hold its highest decision-making meeting in Johannesburg

The meeting will take stock of the world’s human rights, discuss policy proposals and adopt new policies to guide its future human rights work

More than 300 delegates of Amnesty International, including members, supporters and different sections of the movement from around the world, will gather in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the annual General Assembly meeting. The Global Assembly is the highest decision-making gathering of the movement which takes places annually. The meeting will…

Source: United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) |

Second Military Strategic Support Group Workshop Held in Addis Ababa

The workshop was also mandated to develop guidelines, processes and criteria for selection of military staff officers for African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Headquarters

UNOAU joined the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (AU PSOD) at the 2nd Military Strategic Support Group (MSSG) workshop that was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 1st – 5th July 2019. The workshop included military experts from AU Member States such as Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda…