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Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

Attending the Annual World Tourism Conference in Rwanda, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) and Instagram representatives were in Kigali this week (28-31 August) to discuss and explore ways in which social media can be used to effectively drive tourism growth across the Continent. Showcasing how both platforms can be used as a tool to creatively help change the narrative of Africa as a[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
Training workshop on Harmonizing the Tanzanian APRM National Plan of Action (NPoA) into National Development Plans (NDPs)

Training workshop on Harmonizing the Tanzanian APRM National Plan of Action (NPoA) into National Development Plans (NDPs)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), in collaboration with APRM Continental Secretariat and Tanzania APRM national governing commission, organized a national training workshop entitled “Harmonizing the APRM Tanzania NPoA with the National Development Plans” in Zanzibar, Tanzania (24 to 25 August 2017). The workshop intended to provide technical skills and tools to national civil servants, such planning authorities,[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
Press release on general elections in Angola

Press release on general elections in Angola

On August 23, general elections were held in the Republic of Angola. According to the data released by the National Electoral Commission, the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) secured a convincing victory, gaining over 60 per cent of the vote. The name at the top of the winning party’s electoral list by law will be the[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
President Zuma Receives the Final Report of the Commission on Higher Education

President Zuma Receives the Final Report of the Commission on Higher Education

President Jacob Zuma has received the final report of the Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training in South Africa. The Chairperson of the Commission, Judge Jonathan Heher, presented the report to the President at his Genadendal residence in Cape Town. President Zuma will study the report and its recommendations as well as make it available to[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
Foreign Secretary Morel represents Seychelles at TICAD in Maputo

Foreign Secretary Morel represents Seychelles at TICAD in Maputo

The Foreign Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Claude Morel, attended in the Post Ministerial TICAD Conference in Maputo, Mozambique, from 24th-26th August, 2017. The Conference was organized to acknowledge and deliberate on the progress made since TICAD VI which was held in Nairobi, Kenya, a year ago under the theme ‘Advancing Africa’s sustainable Development agenda: ‘The participants were[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the release of arrested leaders in the Republic of Cameroon

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the release of arrested leaders in the Republic of Cameroon

Statement attributable to Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General: The Secretary-General welcomes the release in Cameroon of a number of leaders from the South West and North West regions and the dropping of all charges against them following a 30 August order by President Paul Biya. The Secretary-General hopes that this positive step will lead to a further lowering of[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under the ECF, Approves US$94.2 Million Disbursement and Program Extension, and Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Ghana

IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth Review Under the ECF, Approves US$94.2 Million Disbursement and Program Extension, and Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Ghana

Completion of the fourth ECF review enables the disbursement of SDR 66.42 million (about US$ 94.2 million). The program aims to restore debt sustainability and macroeconomic stability in the country to foster a return to high growth and job creation, while protecting social spending. The Executive Board also completed the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Ghana. A related press release[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
Statement by the Spokesman of the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Dr Mudawi, a Sudanese human rights defender

Statement by the Spokesman of the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Dr Mudawi, a Sudanese human rights defender

« The presidential pardoning of six Sudanese human rights activists, including Dr Ibrahim Mudawi and Hafiz Idris, detained since December 2016, is a step in the right direction. The European Union expects this to be followed by further steps allowing for an opening of the political space and reinforced respect for fundamental freedoms and human rights in Sudan. At this important[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
UK increasing support to save lives and rebuild north east Nigeria as famine looms after Boko Haram destruction

UK increasing support to save lives and rebuild north east Nigeria as famine looms after Boko Haram destruction

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Priti Patel have visited Nigeria to see how the UK is leading the international response to the humanitarian crisis in the north east of the country, helping to avert famine and build stability and security after the destruction caused by militant Islamist group Boko Haram. On their first joint visit, showing how[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
Training of Trainers on Public policies

Training of Trainers on Public policies

Within the context of the Net-Med Project funded by the EU, UNFPA Libya CO jointly with UNESCO, organized a “training of trainers on Public policies” from 23rd to 26th August 2017 in Tunis, Tunisia. The workshop involved the participation of 10 young man and woman who are active in their communities from different Libyan municipalities (Tripoli, Misrata, Sirt, Benghazi, Sebha).[LA SUiTE……]

août 31, 2017 APO, Salle des Nouvelles - APO
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