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6th Forum Brazil Africa strengthens relations between Portuguese-speaking countries

Strengthening ties and stimulating new partnerships among Portuguese-speaking countries are among the missions of the 6th Brazil Africa Forum – Youth Empowerment: Transformation to Achieve Sustainable Development. The event, which will be held on November 22 and 23 in Salvador, Bahia, has the confirmed presence of lusophony leaders in the panel of speakers.   Former […]

UN Secretary-General appoints Ms. Nóirín O’Sullivan of Ireland as the Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan of Ireland as the Assistant Secretary-General for Safety and Security. Ms. O’Sullivan succeeds Fadzai Gwaradzimba of Zimbabwe, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her commitment and dedicated service to the Organization. As deputy to the Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security (USG/DSS), the Assistant […]

UN Secretary-General Message on World Cities Day

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the New Urban Agenda together provide a roadmap for a more sustainable and resilient world. How our cities develop will have significant implications for realizing the future we want. This year’s World Cities Day focuses […]

Press Release:Community & Family Aid Foundation-Ghana Global Handwashing Day 2018

October 15th, 2018 –Monday  On this special occasion, I sincerely call on all to let handwashing be central “Clean Hands – a recipe for health,” as emphasized by 2018 global theme for celebration, it’s my concern, your concern, our collective concern,  Joseph Senyo Kwashie-Executive Director At Community And Family Aid Foundation –Ghana has said. Ghana’s […]

UNU-INRA built capacity of 15 African professionals on Geospatial Technologies

The United Nations University Institute of Natural Resources(UNU-INRA), has built the capacity of 15 African professionals in Geospatial Technologies aimed at equipping them with concepts, functional skills, methods and techniques required for prescribing location specific solutions in addressing resource management challenges facing Africa today. In all, 15 professionals from Ghana and Nigeria drawn from diverse […]

Invest in Geospatial Technologies to avert potential natural disasters-Dr Fatima Denton told African Governors

The Director of the United Nations University Institute of Natural Resources(UNU-INRA), Dr. Fatima Denton has called on governments of African countries to invest in Geographic Information System(GIS) including other Geospatial technologies and be fully committed to building capacity of officials and different stakeholders in order to help detect and insulate their countries from potential natural […]

Financial institutions present at the 6th Brazil Africa Forum

Fortaleza, October 11st 2018 The World Bank Group, African Development Bank (AfDB), African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Islamic Development Bank (IsdB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), five of Africa’s leading development institutions, will attend the 6th Brazil Africa Forum: youth empowerment – transformation to achieve sustainable development. The event is going to be held […]

UN Secretary-General’s message on World Post Day

With more than 600,000 offices across the globe, the postal sector is one of the world’s largest logistical networks and a vital center of community life everywhere. This year’s observance of World Post Day highlights the sector’s value not just for delivering the mail, but for delivering good. Resilient postal systems offer support during natural […]

Liberalize Ghana’s cocoa sector – CAL calls on gov’t

The Centre For Agro Liberty (CAL), at the Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), a free market and public policy research organization in Tema, is calling on the government to liberalize the purchase and exportation of Ghana’s Cocoa. The Center in a statement issued on today Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, by its Directors Danso […]

Ghanaian journalists committed to report relentlessly on sexual, reproductive & health rights issues

What if we all stood right by her? These are the sentiments that engulfed the room during the training of about 25 journalists on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) on 3rd Oct 2018 at Alisa Hotel, Accra, Ghana. The training dubbed #RightByHer Journalist Training Workshop was coordinated by International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa […]
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