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Though focused on the country’s recovery from COVID-19, Indonesian policymakers cannot afford to sideline low-carbon development projects and other sustainable development initiatives, writes Hening Wikan . In 1992, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, known as the “Earth Summit”, was the first wake-up call for countries on the need …

The discussions were part of the project “Strengthening structures and framework for the agricultural sector to participate competitively in the AfCFTA” currently being implemented. It was jointly organized by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the AfCFTA Secretariat. Key participants included MOFA Regional Directors …

jules Berger Nigeria Plc recently joined other private sector stakeholders to launch the 62.1 billion Naira ($150 million) HIV Trust Fund for Nigeria (HTFN). The HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria (HTFN) is a private sector-led initiative from the public and private sectors. It aims to ensure sustainable mobilization of funds for the eradication of AIDS …

The example of Mexico revealed both the promise and the dangers of working with the ONS. In 2017, researchers from Citizen Lab, a watchdog group based at the University of Toronto, reported that Mexican authorities used Pegasus to hack the accounts of advocates of a soft drink tax, as part of a a wider campaign …

The United Nations (UN) held a consultative meeting with stakeholders in Nasarawa State over the weekend to seek their inputs for the development of the new United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF). Stakeholders represented the Center-North zone during the meeting. The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Ms. Comfort Lante, told the public in …

[ad_1] By Samsideen Ceesay Information Officer, MoTIE MOTIE’s Directorate of Industry and Investment in collaboration with the United Nations The Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Thursday, December 23, 2021, validated the Made in The Gambia strategy which was held in Senegambia. The objective of the strategy is to reorganize and reposition the productive …

[ad_1] The Asia-Pacific Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction Forum (APP-DRR) concluded with a strong commitment to accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework by taking advantage of opportunities ahead and with confirmation of dates of the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk 2022. Reduction, which will be hosted by Australia in the city of Brisbane. …

[ad_1] Sydney, December 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Barely published, this edition of the BuddeComm report describes the latest developments and key trends in the telecommunications markets. – https://www.budde.com.au/Research/Botswana-Telecoms-Mobile-and-Broadband-Statistics-and-Analyses/?utm_source=GNW This is a hallmark of many markets in the region, itself a legacy of years of underinvestment. However, the government and wholesale network provider BoFiNet have …

[ad_1] From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benign The wife of Edo State Governor Betsy Obaseki called for close collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure that the fight against gender-based violence in Nigeria is effective and achieves the desired goal. She revealed it during her participation in the End Gender Based Violence in Nigeria Summit organized by the …

[ad_1] NEW YORK, December 11, 2021 – Presidents, government ministers, senior United Nations leaders, UNICEF ambassadors, partners and children and youth gathered at events around the world to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Unicefe birthday this week. “Since its inception 75 years ago in the aftermath of World War II, UNICEF has worked for …

[ad_1] The Nicaraguan announcement now leaves just over a dozen countries around the world that maintain official diplomatic relations with autonomous country Taiwan, including Honduras and Guatemala, a Central American country. “The People’s Republic of China is the only legitimate government representing all of China and Taiwan is unquestionably part of Chinese territory,” Nicaraguan Foreign …

[ad_1] There are growing calls for the government of Western Australia to withdraw its Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation, with nearly 150 prominent Australians putting their names on a letter of concern. Key points: The proposed laws are currently before the Parliament of Western Australia 146 leaders signed a letter of concern opposing the bill They …

[ad_1] FLIGHT. 45 | NO. 48 | Friday, November 26, 2021 By Catherine Mayhew Updated at 9:25 a.m. French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville traveled to the United States in 1831 to study the American penal system. But he also noticed something which, while not unique to this nation, certainly runs through it more than …

[ad_1] (Geneva) – Nepal has made no progress on justice for crimes under international law in the 15 years since the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), Amnesty International said today, the International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International. The 2006 agreement ended a decade of armed conflict in Nepal. To …

[ad_1] Defenders of the Tigrayan community in Canada are calling on Ottawa to open its embassy in Addis Ababa to their relatives, who are asking for protection in a conflict with the Ethiopian government that has claimed thousands of lives. Azeb Gebrehiwot of the Association of Tigrayan Communities in Canada said Ottawa should provide temporary …

[ad_1] The Ghana Prison Service (GPS), in collaboration with the Legal Resource Center (LRC), organized an external stakeholder consultation to solicit input for the Ghana Prison Service Bill 2021. The two-day consultative meeting, among other things, aims to solicit the views of external stakeholders to consider the provisions of the bill to develop a comprehensive …

[ad_1] As world leaders prepare to gather next week in Glasgow for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers wishes to discuss funding and communications regarding various government programs and bills, including the Net Emissions Accountability Act. They are also interested in learning more about funding announced last …

[ad_1] A UN humanitarian flight is interrupted as conflict between the Ethiopian federal government and the TPLF in the Tigray region escalates, severely hampering humanitarian operations. 24 October 2021 Assistance to people displaced by conflict in northern Ethiopia. (AFP or licensors) NEW YORK: A United Nations humanitarian flight to Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia’s northern …

[ad_1] King Mswati III of Swaziland addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York, USA, September 2018. REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz / File Photo / File Photo MBABANE, October 23 (Reuters) – The southern African regional bloc, SADC, said on Saturday that King of Eswatini, Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch, …

[ad_1] Climate action, Climate change, Development and aid, Environment, Food and agriculture, Green economy, Humanitarian emergencies, Natural resources, opinion, TerraViva United Nations Opinion Sibonisiwe Hlanze is one of 600 women allowed to harvest reeds in the Lawuba wetland in Lawuba, Eswatini. Hlanze’s income and security depend on reliable weather conditions. The Commonwealth has deployed the …

[ad_1] Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex and Namibian environmental activist Reinhold Mangundu published an editorial on October 14 calling for a moratorium on oil drilling to preserve natural ecosystems, in particular for the protection of the Okavango watershed by Southern Africa. In the editorial published by the Washington Post, Prince Harry and Mangundu, who …

[ad_1] Moderna’s market value has nearly tripled this year to over $ 120 billion. Two of its founders, as well as an early investor, were on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s 400 richest people this month. As the coronavirus spread in early 2020, Moderna rushed to design its vaccine – which uses a new technology …

[ad_1] Amid comments on how Australia treated France over the decision to switch to nuclear-powered submarines, Canberra’s treatment of another close partner and the resulting reaction received relatively little attention. ‘Warning. The Australian government’s relations with Indonesia on submarines and AUKUS were no less awkward. Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi’s carefully crafted press release on AUKUS …

[ad_1] Togo and Uruguay to become the first countries to conduct four national reviews of SDG progress when they present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at the 2022 session of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) . A total of 39 countries are expected to conduct VNRs and share the results during …

[ad_1] In commemoration of this year’s World Tourism Day, the residents of the Epe Local Council in Lagos State, blessed with a vast aquatic resource, were not left out as they drew attention. stakeholders on its untapped tourism potential. The ceremony took place at a historic waterfront location known as Oju Alaro located in the …

[ad_1] Deputy Special Envoy for Climate (D-SEC) Jonathan Pershing, US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jess Long and Power Africa Coordinator Mark Carrato held talks on the climate crisis, strengthening resilience and the transition to a net zero economy with Namibia. Windhoek – A delegation focused on climate change and clean energy met today with representatives of …

[ad_1] JERUSALEM – One night last month, an Israeli senior minister traveled the winding roads of the occupied West Bank to meet with Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority. The meeting between Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Mr. Abbas at the private residence of the octogenarian Palestinian leader – less than a 10-minute …

[ad_1] GABORONA – Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday reiterated his calls for the lifting of illegal sanctions against Zimbabwe during a speech at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly currently underway in New York. This precedes Zimbabwe’s anti-sanctions day which will be commemorated on October 25 and follows similar calls made by …

[ad_1] The herald Farirai Machivenyika-Senior reporter Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday reiterated his calls for the lifting of illegal sanctions against Zimbabwe during a speech at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly currently underway in New York. This precedes Zimbabwe’s anti-sanctions day which will be commemorated on October 25 and follows similar …

[ad_1] gHello. There is light at the end of the tunnel for families waiting to reunite across international borders, with digital reporting plans that include vaccination status set to facilitate international travel. The future of Afghanistan and its relations with the Gulf countries are of constant concern. And there could be an unexpected future for …

[ad_1] UNITED NATIONS, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – September 12, 2021): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said dialogue with the Taliban is “absolutely essential” because the UN wants the war-torn country plays a “constructive role” in international relations. “We want the Afghan people to live in peace; that we want the Afghan people …

[ad_1] New Shane Superville An hour ago In November 2019, Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips, right, hugs an official as two wheelchairs are presented through binoculars. – Photo courtesy of the Tobago House of Assembly It is hoped that a UN grant of US $ 100,000 (TT $ 673,000) will go a long way in bridging …

[ad_1] The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in partnership with UN-Energy has organized a stakeholder debate in preparation for the High Level Dialogue on Energy, which will take place at the summit level on September 20, 2021. The High Level Dialogue on Energy is structured around five themes: access to energy; …