Confirmation of names of British nationals repatriated from Tunisia on Friday 3 July

Confirmation of names of British nationals repatriated from Tunisia on Friday 3 July

LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Foreign and Commonwealth Office can confirm that eight British nationals will be repatriated from ...

Funding from Government of Italy Strengthens Psychosocial Support for Displaced in South Sudan

Funding from Government of Italy Strengthens Psychosocial Support for Displaced in South Sudan

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM has received EUR 1 million from the Government of Italy to expand the current psychosocial support for ...

Canada Condemns Breakdown of Democracy in Burundi

Canada Condemns Breakdown of Democracy in Burundi

OTTAWA, Canada, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the ...

Signing of MoU to clarify controversial South Africa – Mauritius treaty

Signing of MoU to clarify controversial South Africa – Mauritius treaty

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- International investors including South African businesses already use Mauritius as their base for their ...

Federal Foreign Office condemns series of attacks in the Sinai Peninsula

Federal Foreign Office condemns series of attacks in the Sinai Peninsula

BERLIN, Germany, July 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On 1 July, a Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on the attacks in the Sinai ...

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on terrorist attacks in North Sinai, Egypt

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on terrorist attacks in North Sinai, Egypt

NEW YORK, July 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Secretary-General condemns the deadly terrorist attacks in North Sinai on 1 July 2015, which has reportedly killed ...

Oral Update on Boko Haram by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at the 29th session of the Human Rights Council, 1 July 2015

Oral Update on Boko Haram by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at the 29th session of the Human Rights Council, 1 July 2015

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 1, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Mr President, Distinguished Members of the Council, Excellencies, Following this Council's request that my ...

Combating Three Major Chronic Diseases in Central and South-East Asia With Medical Education

MUMBAI, July 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A global continuing medical education provider is targeting the epidemics of hypertension, diabetes and thyroid disorders in Central and South-East Asia through free online educational platforms and a major conference dedicated to these diseases.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/227090 ) Manage Diabetes Online, Manage Hypertension Online and Manage ...

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Confirmation of names of British nationals repatriated from Tunisia on Friday 3 July

LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Foreign and Commonwealth Office can confirm that eight British nationals will be repatriated from Tunisia on Friday 3 July. They will arrive on a RAF C-17 aircraft into RAF Brize Norton at approximately 1500. Those being repatriated are Christopher and Sharon Bell, Scott Chalkley, Sue Davey, Angie and Ray Fisher, Eileen Swannack, ...

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Financial Experts Call for Better Alignment between the Financial System and World’s Sustainable Development Needs Ahead of Climate Conference

PARIS, 03 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Financial and government experts meeting in Paris, Friday, just months ahead of the convening of the UN Climate Conference, called for better alignment between the financial system and the needs of a sustainable, resource efficient, low carbon economy. The event, entitled 'New Rules for New Horizons: Reshaping Finance for Sustainability' was organized by the UN ...

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Funding from Government of Italy Strengthens Psychosocial Support for Displaced in South Sudan

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM has received EUR 1 million from the Government of Italy to expand the current psychosocial support for displaced communities seeking protection in UN bases in South Sudan. More than a year and a half into the crisis, many South Sudanese are unable to safely return home due to renewed conflict and unpredictable security conditions. An ...

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A brief update from MSF on the situation in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan, 03 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- - the situation continues to deteriorate and over 30,000 civilians are still seeking protection at the UN's 'Protection of Civilians' site in Malakal - two days ago (1st July) there was a shooting attack directed at the UN compound - MSF's nearby hospital received 9 patients wounded in the attack, including women and the elderly - one ...

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Remarks by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, on the occasion of the media briefing on international developments, 03 July 2015, OR Tambo Building, Pretoria

PRETORIA, South Africa, 02 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the media; We have invited you today to share information regarding some of the work we are doing to promote South Africa's foreign policy priorities and advance our national interests. In all our work internationally, we seek to champion the unity, peace and prosperity of the African continent, of which South ...

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Mali: UN condemns attack which killed six peacekeepers

NEW YORK, 02 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned today the attack against a convoy of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which killed six peacekeepers and injured five others. “The Secretary-General reminds all parties that attacks against UN peacekeepers constitute a serious violation of international law and urges all ...

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Caribbean States ‘lighting path’ towards sustainable future, says UN chief in Barbados

NEW YORK, 02 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- This is a year for global action, with international community in the final stretch of preparing a transformative post-2015 agenda for sustainable development that will be agreed in New York in September, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared in Bridgetown, where, two decades ago, the Barbados Programme of Action was adopted to tackle vulnerabilities ...

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The Trust Fund for Victims Launches New Assistance Projects in Northern Uganda

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, 01 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Since 2008 the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) has been delivering assistance and rehabilitation to victims under the assistance mandate across 18 districts in Northern Uganda, providing services to victims of crimes against humanity and war crimes through a network of local and international non-governmental organizations. The assistance mandate of the TFV ...

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South Sudan: UN deplores deadly attack as tensions in country simmer

NEW YORK, 02 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a deadly attack against a United Nations 'protection-of-civilians' site in South Sudan amid a renewed flare-up of violence in the newfound nation. The attack – which occurred yesterday against the UN compound outside the city of Malakal – resulted in the shooting deaths of one internally displaced person (IDP) and ...

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