PAGE MENU
CATEGORY MENU
List/Grid

Monthly Archives: November 2017

UN bid to improve migrant, refugee response flounders as political will evaporates

UN bid to improve migrant, refugee response flounders as political will evaporates

More than a year after the United Nations embarked on an ambitious project to draw up two international “compacts” to better respond to unprecedented migration and refugee crises, the progress report is less than stellar.…

Final Draw is coming: Hisense invites footballing legend Ruud Gullit to takeover their Social Channels

Final Draw is coming: Hisense invites footballing legend Ruud Gullit to takeover their Social Channels

MOSCOW, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hisense, an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, is proud to announce that it is inviting footballing legend Ruud Gullit to take over their Twitter and

Globeleq Increases Stake in South African Renewables

Globeleq Increases Stake in South African Renewables

LONDON, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, a leading developer, owner and operator of electricity generation projects in Africa, has increased its shareholding in the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, De Aar Solar and Droogfontein Solar

Troika Statement on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s  High-Level Revitalization Forum Supporting Peace in South Sudan

Troika Statement on the Intergovernmental Authority on Development’s High-Level Revitalization Forum Supporting Peace in South Sudan

Begin text:

The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) recently traveled to Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, and Kenya in support of the efforts of the Intergovernmental Authority on …

UN bid to improve migrant, refugee response flounders as political will evaporates

UN bid to improve migrant, refugee response flounders as political will evaporates

More than a year after the United Nations embarked on an ambitious project to draw up two international compacts to better respond to unprecedented migration and refugee crises, the progress report is less than stellar.…

UN bid to improve migrant, refugee response flounders as political will evaporates

UN bid to improve migrant, refugee response flounders as political will evaporates

More than a year after the United Nations embarked on an ambitious project to draw up two international compacts to better respond to unprecedented migration and refugee crises, the progress report is less than stellar.…

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

MS NAUERT: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. Hope you're all having a good day. Many of you may have received a notice from us earlier today about World AIDS Day, and tomorrow is World AIDS Day, …

Global blueprints on refugees, safe migration should include protections for children – UNICEF

Global blueprints on refugees, safe migration should include protections for children – UNICEF

The rights, protection and wellbeing of uprooted children should be central commitments of global migration policies, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, as it released a new report prior to a meeting …

Internet PCS Inc. (BVI) and UnitedCorp Announce the Launch of a New Blockchain Cryptographic Token Called the GIGA

Internet PCS Inc. (BVI) and UnitedCorp Announce the Launch of a New Blockchain Cryptographic Token Called the GIGA

TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS / ACCESSWIRE / November 29, 2017 / BVI-based Internet PCS Inc. (“iPCS”) and Miami-based United American Corp. (“UnitedCorp”), (OTC PINK: UAMA) announced today the release of a smart contract for its …

No quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

No quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

Since 9/11, Western countries have increasingly invested in programmes to prevent transnational jihadism. These include militarised measures but also softer civic interventions under the banner of 'countering violent extremism' (CVE).

An example is funding social …

IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON THE IGAD HIGH LEVEL REVITALISATION FORUM

IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON THE IGAD HIGH LEVEL REVITALISATION FORUM

The Chairperson, IGAD Council of Ministers H.E. Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia today 28 November 2017, held a consultation meeting of IGAD Council of Ministers in …

Uhuru Kenyatta Inaugurated as Kenya’s President

Uhuru Kenyatta Inaugurated as Kenya’s President

NAIROBI After two elections, several Supreme Court petitions, frequent protests and many other twists and turns, Uhuru Kenyatta finally was sworn in Tuesday for a second term as president of Kenya.

I undertake today to …

36TH EAC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS MEETING GETS UNDER IN KAMPALA

36TH EAC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS MEETING GETS UNDER IN KAMPALA

KAMPALA, The 36th meeting of the East African Community (EAC) Council of Ministers is underway in Kampala and will continue until Dec 2 under the theme, Enhancing Socio-Economic Development for Deeper Integration of the Community.…