Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh |

Artists representing 12 languages join celebration of “International Mother Language Day” at the Bangladesh High Commission in Nigeria

A documentary on the “International Mother Language Day” was screened

Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria observed “Martyrs’ Day” and “International Mother Language Day” in a befitting manner. A discussion cum colourful multi-lingual cultural event was organized at the auditorium at 7 pm on 21 February 2020 at the auditorium of the High Commission. At the outset of the discussion meeting, one minute…

Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Record 19 International Players from 15 Countries highlight Global Reach of NBA All-Star 2020

NBA All-Star 2020 will reach fans in 215 countries and territories in 47 languages

All-Star Starters Antetokounmpo, Dončić, Embiid and Siakam Headline Record Eight International All-Stars; NBA All-Star 2020 Will Reach Fans in 215 Countries and Territories in 47 Languages A record 19 international players from 15 countries will participate in NBA All-Star 2020 (NBA.com/AllStar), which will reach fans in 215 countries and territories…

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NBA All-Stars Luka Dončić and Trae Young Headline U.S. vs World Showdown in 2020 NBA Rising Stars

Dončić and Young return to NBA Rising Stars after playing in last year’s game as rookies

NBA (NBA.com) All-Stars Luka Dončić of the Dallas Mavericks and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks lead the list of 20 players selected by NBA assistant coaches to play in the 2020 NBA Rising Stars on Friday, Feb. 14 at the United Center in Chicago. The 26th Rising Stars will…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Rome, Italy |

South Africa conveys its sincere condolences to the Government and People of Ukraine following the tragic aircraft crash near Tehran

The aircraft, belonging to the Ukraine International Airlines was en-route to Kyiv, capital of Ukraine

The South African Government and the People of South Africa express great sadness and convey their sincere condolences to the Government of Ukraine in the wake of the fatal aircraft crash which claimed the lives of 176 passengers, of various nationalities, and crew near the Imam Khomeini International Airport in…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

World food prices jump in November

Meat and vegetable oils lead Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Food Price Index upwards, while cereal prices dip amid record output even as weather weighs in Africa

World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 177.2 points over…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the appointment of the members of the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

Last year the number of people displaced as a result of conflict reached an all-time high of more than 41 million

Following his statement of 22 October announcing the establishment of a High Level-Panel on Internal Displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has today appointed its eight members. The Panel will be co-chaired by Federica Mogherini, the former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) preparing for major expansion of sports programs for people with disabilities

One country where the ICRC works with disabled athletes is South Sudan

With the goal of increasing sports opportunities and societal acceptance for people with disabilities, the International Committee of the Red Cross is in the midst of a major expansion of its sports programs for people with disabilities. Next year the ICRC will expand its programs into nine new countries*, bringing…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
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Deputy Minister Vasyl Bodnar met with Ambassador of Senegal to Ukraine Mr.Amadou DABO

The parties discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, as well as interaction between Ukraine and Senegal within the framework of the UN and other international organizations

On November 27, 2019, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Senegal to Ukraine with residence in Warsaw (Poland) Mr. Amadou DABO on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission. During the meeting, the parties discussed a wide…

Source: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Safe Schools Declaration endorsed by 100 countries

A number of countries, including Afghanistan, Mali, Yemen and Nigeria, are implementing measures to ensure that schools are not used for military purposes

Schools, pupils and teachers are being attacked in many conflict situations around the world today. One hundred countries have now endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration on protecting children and education in situations of armed conflict. ‘Norway has played a leading role in this work, and we are pleased to see…

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Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

A Tanzanian Delegation at Water Technology and Environment Control (WATEC) 2019 led by Prof. Kitila A. Mkumbo, PS to the Ministry of Water

The WATEC event is an important and central part of the branding and marketing process of the Israeli water industry

WATEC 2019 is being held on November 18-21, 2019 at the InterContinental David Tel Aviv Hotel, with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of participants from around the world. Thousands of guests from around the world came to Israel to attend the WATEC 2019, which include conferences, exhibition and professional discussions. Among the…