Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

The Nansen programme should be replicated for Democratic Republic of Congo

Supporting people in need beyond strategic geopolitical interest, is to follow the humanitarian imperative of global humanity

"The large Norwegian Nansen Programme for Ukraine should be a model also for other humanitarian crises because of its long-term commitment of aid," said the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). Tomorrow, humanitarian leaders and representatives from donor countries are gathering in Oslo to discuss support for Ukraine at a ‘Senior Officials'…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Alarming Increase in Attacks on Education Worldwide

Ukraine War, Other Major Conflicts Accounted for Much of the Increase

More than 3,000 attacks on education were identified in 2022, a 17 percent increase over the previous year, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) reported in a data release today. The data were released ahead of the fourth United Nations International Day to Protect Education from Attack,…

Source: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya: Ambassador Andriy Pravednyk held a meeting with the Speaker of the National Assembly Honourable Moses Wetangula

The parties agreed to maintain the practice of regular contacts in order to facilitate the implementation of previously reached agreements

On August 17, 2023, Ambassador Andriy Pravednyk held a meeting with the Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Moses Wetangula. The Sides exchanged their views on the current state of inter-parliamentary cooperation between Ukraine and Kenya and discussed a number of practical initiatives that contribute to the deepening of bilateral…

Source: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya: Diplomats of the Embassy of Ukraine visited Kakuma refugee camp in the Turkana county

During the meeting with Ukrainian representatives, residents of the camp expressed their sincere gratitude for the help provided by the people of Ukraine

On August 2, 2023, diplomats of the Embassy of Ukraine visited Kakuma refugee camp in the Turkana county, Republic of Kenya. The Kakuma camp, which was founded in 1992, is one of the largest in Kenya – about 300,000 citizens from different African countries have received temporary shelter there. The functioning…

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

Official Spokesperson for Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Air Bridge for Humanitarian Aid in Sudan Resumes its Activities Wednesday

The State of Qatar has pledged $100 million for humanitarian assistance, rehabilitation of health and education infrastructure, provision of potable water and humanitarian services

Advisor to Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Majed bin Mohammed Al Ansari affirmed that the air bridge designated for humanitarian aid to the sisterly Republic of Sudan will resume its activity tomorrow (Wednesday), where the twelfth plane will…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Attends Meeting on African Initiative to Settle the Russia-Ukraine crisis

Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmad Fahmy, said the African leaders followed-up on progress in the executive status of the initiative

Today in St. Petersburg, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi participated in a meeting of African leaders on the African mediation initiative to settle the Russian-Ukrainian crisis. Also in attendance were President of the Union of the Comoros and current Chairman of the African Union, Azali Assoumani; President of the Republic of…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

Liberia: President Weah Receives Letters of Credence from Ambassadors of Ukraine and Ivory Coast

Liberia remains unwavering in its support to the resilient and heroic people of Ukraine for standing up bravely and defending their sovereignty and territorial integrity

His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah, on Monday, July 24, 2023, received letters of credence from the Republics of Ukraine and Ivory Coast. Receiving Letters of Credence from the Ambassador of Ukraine, His Excellency Yurii Pyvovarov, President Weah reaffirmed Liberia’s support to the President and people of Ukraine as he…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine |

Ukraine: Maksym Subkh holds a phone conversation with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Ihab Nasr

During the conversation, the parties discussed a number of issues of Ukrainian-Egyptian cooperation in trade, economic, agro-industrial, and other spheres

On July 24, 2023, Special Representative of Ukraine for the Middle East and Africa Maksym Subkh had a phone call with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Ihab Nasr. The Special Representative informed the Egyptian side about the ongoing liberation of Ukraine from the Russian…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine |

Dmytro Kuleba at the United Nations (UN) called on African countries to join efforts in order to guarantee food exports from Ukraine

The Minister also called on all African countries to work together on the implementation of the Peace Formula proposed by the President of Ukraine

«Ukraine has always been and strives to remain a reliable guarantor of food security for African countries. Ukraine calls on them to join forces to guarantee food exports from Ukraine after Russia's withdrawal from the Grain Agreement», - stated Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba  during a conversation…

Source: International Rescue Committee (IRC) |

International Rescue Committee (IRC) calls for longterm renewal of Black Sea Grain Deal

The International Rescue Committee is calling for a long term renewal of the Black Sea Grain Initiative to maintain this lifeline for the 79 countries and 349 million people on the frontlines of food insecurity

As the Black Sea Grain Initiative’s expiration date of July 17 nears, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is cautioning of catastrophic ripple effects for the world's most food insecure should a deal not be reached. The initiative, lasting nearly one year and two renewals later, has stabilised global food prices…