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Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Art Meets Migration: Mirage of Hope Exhibition opens in Tunisia

The exhibition’s opening in La Marsa was attended by artists, patrons, partners and friends of IOM

“In art, no borders,” said Victor Hugo. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Centre for Culture and Arts opened the Mirage d'espoir (Mirage of Hope) exhibition this past weekend (03/05), which continues through 2 June at Palais El Abdelliya.   This contemporary art exhibition is part of an IOM Tunisia initiative to present art merged with migration as a pluralistic phenomenon.  To…

Source: Kaspersky |

SIM swap fraud: A New Wave of Attacks Targeting Financial Services and online services in Africa

In South Africa this type of fraud more than double in the last year, according a report of South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC)

During Kaspersky Lab’s (www.Kaspersky.co.za) annual Cyber Security Weekend that took place in Cape Town, South Africa, Kaspersky Lab experts discussed the wide spread growth of mobile payments across the globe and the many cyber risks that surround such technology. Especially the recent SIM swap fraud wave, which have become very…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

The 28th European Film Festival: European and Kenyan Films, Masterclasses, Community Screenings & More from 4 to 26 May 2019

In addition to film screenings with European, African, and Kenyan films, the European Film Festival will include special engagements with invited European and Kenyan industry professionals

The 28th European Film Festival in Nairobi will take place from 4 to 26 May 2019. This follows a successful festival in 2018, which included over 40 feature length movies from 21 countries, Q&A Sessions with the film-makers, an exhibition on Portuguese cinema history, a concert and virtual reality screenings.…

Source: Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG |

More than twice as large in 2019: The 3rd agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia featuring 142 global technology leaders from 18 countries

Conferences on Financing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Recycling, Reducing food losses and waste & Post-harvest losses - Focus on food safety

Due to the upbeat market development and an ever increasing interest in the Ethiopian market, the 3rd agrofood (https://bit.ly/2CXWRdG) & plastprintpack (https://bit.ly/2vlHQPx) Ethiopia 2019 International Trade Shows continue their success story. With 142 global technology leaders from 18 countries (http://bit.ly/2L0S3LE) participating, the 2019 event will be more than twice as big as last year. And it will be much more…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and the Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia

H.E. Mamadou Tangara Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and the Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia will pay a visit to Turkey on 18-19 April 2019. During the visit, all aspects of our bilateral relations will be discussed and views on regional and international issues will be…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank Hails Canada’s US$1.1 billion pledge in callable capital support

The announcement comes a day after a meeting of the Bank’s governors in Washington D.C. to continue discussions on a 7th General Capital Increase

On the sidelines of the World Bank-IMF Spring meetings, Canada announced a $1.1 billion commitment in temporary callable capital to support the African Development Bank. Canada’s announcement, to be approved by the Bank’s governors, was made by Maryam Monsef, the Canadian Minister of International Development and for Women and Gender Equality.…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Calls for Firm Stance Against Violations in Libya

His Excellency urged the international community to take a firm stance against these violations of international law

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani urged the international community to take a firm stance against the violations of international law, not only in Libya but in all regional issues that do not take into account the law. In a joint press…

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

UN disability rights experts issue findings on Cuba, Niger, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Spain, Turkey, and Vanuatu

The findings cover how the respective State is doing with regard to the rights of persons with disabilities

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has published its findings on the following countries which it examined during its latest session from 11 March to 5 April: Cuba, Niger, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Spain, Turkey, and Vanuatu. The findings cover how the respective State is…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Recent Developments in the West of Libya

It is necessary that common sense and wisdom prevail to swiftly decrease the tension and restore calm

We are deeply concerned about the dangerous escalation that has emerged in Libya with the military campaign to Tripoli. Such attempts will only lead to harm for the civilian population, a drift to instability in the country and hampering of the UN-facilitated political process. In this respect,it is necessary that…

Source: Fairtrade Messe und Ausstellungs GmbH & Co. KG |

A magnificent launch in Baghdad: More than 90 exhibitors from 16 countries display their products, solutions and technologies at the first iraq agrofood & plastprintpack 2019

The event enjoys the strong support of the Ministry of Trade of Iraq and its subsidiary institutions

Three key figures to characterize the Iraqi market: Value of own food and beverage production US$ 2.917 billion, food imports US$ 6.333 billion and hundreds of millions of US$ invested annually in modern processing technology; EUROMAP country cluster plastics confirms high double-digit annual growth for Iraq. It’s been only a…