Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, appeals for peace consolidation in the DRC

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, appeals for peace consolidation in the DRC

KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC, ...

Statement by IMF African Department Director Antoinette Sayeh at the Conclusion of her Visit to Zimbabwe

Statement by IMF African Department Director Antoinette Sayeh at the Conclusion of her Visit to Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) African Department, visited ...

UK secures €1 billion European Ebola commitment

UK secures €1 billion European Ebola commitment

LONDON, United-Kingdom, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has secured a €1 billion (£800 million) funding pledge at the ...

Oil & Gas Workshop  French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ghana

Oil & Gas Workshop French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 22nd October 2014 Residence of France, Accra The Oil & Gas Workshop “Update on the Transversal Business ...

UNMISS Celebrating United Nations Day

UNMISS Celebrating United Nations Day

JUBA, South Sudan, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As part of our celebrations of United Nations Day this year, UNMISS peacekeepers will help residents of the ...

Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators concludes with a renewed commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators concludes with a renewed commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators on the promotion of peace, ...

Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM and Tunisia's National Observatory for Youth (ONJ) will today (24/10) open a new Swiss-funded ...

Martin Kobler, Head of MONUSCO, appeals for peace consolidation in the DRC

KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in the DRC, calls on “Congolese people to own the United Nations Charter in order to practice tolerance, to live in peace with one another, in a spirit of good neighborliness, and to join forces with the United Nations to maintain peace and ...

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Statement by IMF African Department Director Antoinette Sayeh at the Conclusion of her Visit to Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Ms. Antoinette Monsio Sayeh, Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) African Department, visited Zimbabwe from October 21-24, 2014, to meet with the Zimbabwean authorities and other stakeholders and to present the Fall 2014 Regional Economic Outlook, on Sub-Saharan Africa (see Press Release No:14/475). At the conclusion of her ...

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UK secures €1 billion European Ebola commitment

LONDON, United-Kingdom, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has secured a €1 billion (£800 million) funding pledge at the European Council meetings in Brussels, following a call for European leaders to do more to fight the disease in West Africa. As part of the commitment, the UK has boosted its own response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa by £80 ...

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Oil & Gas Workshop French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 22nd October 2014 Residence of France, Accra The Oil & Gas Workshop “Update on the Transversal Business Opportunities in the Oil & Gas Sector” organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ghana (CCFG) with the collaboration and support of H.E. Frédéric Clavier, Ambassador of France to Ghana, took place on Wednesday ...

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UNMISS Celebrating United Nations Day

JUBA, South Sudan, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- As part of our celebrations of United Nations Day this year, UNMISS peacekeepers will help residents of the Central Equatorial State community of Kapuri with their on-going construction of a primary school. Kapuri primary school visit: 8:00am: Meeting point at UNMISS Tomping main gate where you will be welcome by UNMISS staff to board ...

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Fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators concludes with a renewed commitment to Silence the Guns by 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The fifth Annual Retreat of Special Envoys, Representatives and Mediators on the promotion of peace, security and stability in Africa, held in Arusha, concluded with renewed commitment by participants to ‘silence the guns' on the continent by 2020. During the Retreat, participants reflected on various experiences, drawing lessons in ...

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Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM and Tunisia's National Observatory for Youth (ONJ) will today (24/10) open a new Swiss-funded Migration Information Center for young people in Tunis. The centre, which is backed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), will provide information and promote safe and legal migration options among Tunisian youth. Two ...

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African Union Holds Training Workshop on Explosive Ordinance Disposal

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Commission of the African Union (AU), in partnership with United Nations Mine Action Services (UNMAS) and the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS), are convening an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) training from 21 October to 7 November 2014, in Nairobi, Kenya. The training, which is convened under the AU Mine Action and ...

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The TransMedics® Organ Care System (OCS™) Heart Technology Was Used to Perform The World’s First Series of Adult Human Heart Transplants From Donors After Circulatory Death (DCD Donors) at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia

ANDOVER, Massachusetts, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that its OCS™ Heart technology was used to preserve and assess the world's first series of three successful adult heart transplant procedures from hearts donated from donors after circulatory death (DCD) by the St. Vincent's Hospital Heart Transplant team. All patients who received these groundbreaking transplants have recovered very ...

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Daimler Financial Services is One of the World’s 25 Best Employers

--  Great Place to Work Institute names Daimler Financial Services one of World's Best 25 Multinational Workplaces --  Nine of ten employees rate the company as a "great place to work" in an independent survey STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a great day for the more than 8,000 employees of Daimler Financial Services worldwide -- the company is ranked as one of the world's best 25 ...

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