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Nous vous invitons dés maintenant à découvrir Africa-Newsroom.com, la nouvelle plate-forme de distribution de communiqués de presse liés à l’Afrique.

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Après le Niger, le Représentant Spécial du Secrétaire général pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, est arrivé hier à Ouagadougou, la capitale du Burkina Faso, pour une visite d’un jour, marquant la deuxième étape de sa tournée dans les pays du G5 Sahel. Cette visite a permis d’échanger avec les autorités nationales du Burkina Faso sur les diverses questions… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/mohamed-ibn-chambas-reaffirme-le-soutien-des-nations-unies-au-burkina-et-aux-pays-du-g5-sahel?lang=fr

After Niger, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, arrived yesterday in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, for one day visit, marking the second leg of his tour in the G5 Sahel countries. During this visit, Mr. Ibn Chambas exchanged views with the national authorities of Burkina Faso on the various issues related to peace… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/mohamed-ibn-chambas-reaffirme-le-soutien-des-nations-unies-au-burkina-et-aux-pays-du-g5-sahel?lang=en

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has pledged another EUR 55 Million in support of African Union (AU) programmes and joint strategic initiatives, concluding its bilateral negotiations with the African Union (AU) Commission. The focus of this year’s commitment is largely on agricultural development through enhancement of agricultural skills. This year´s commitment particularly focuses… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-and-germany-strengthen-areas-of-development-cooperation?lang=en

Le Royal Golf Dar Es Salam à Rabat en partenariat avec l’ambassade des Etats-Unis à Rabat se joindront, le Mardi 7 Juin, à plus de 400 sites de golf à travers18 pays qui organiseront des évènements dédiés au golf féminin à l’occasion de la journée internationale du golf féminin. Le Royal Golf Dar Es Salam en partenariat avec l’ambassade des États-Unis vont souligner la journée internationale… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-maroc-participera-a-la-journee-internationale-du-golf-feminin?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 27 May 2016

France / Gabon

Agenda du ministre

Jeudi 2 juin

17h30 – Entretien avec M. Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, ministre des affaires étrangères du Gabon, Quai d’Orsay Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france–gabon?lang=fr

Une équipe des services du Fonds monétaire international (FMI) dirigée par M. Samir Jahjah a séjourné à Bangui du 17 au 27 mai 2016 dans le cadre des consultations au titre de l’Article IV. La mission s’est en outre entendue avec les autorités sur un programme économique pouvant être appuyé par un arrangement triennal au titre de la facilité élargie de crédit (FEC),[1] sous réserve… Read more on http://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/imf-staff-team-concludes-the-2016-article-iv-consultation-mission-with-the-central-african-republic-and-reaches-stafflevel-agreement-on-an-economic-program-supported-by-an-ecf-arrangement?lang=fr

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Samir Jahjah visited Bangui during May 17–27, 2016, to conduct discussions on the 2016 Article IV consultation. The mission also reached staff-level agreement with the authorities, subject to approval by IMF Management and the Executive Board, on an economic program that could be supported by a three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.[1]… Read more on http://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/imf-staff-team-concludes-the-2016-article-iv-consultation-mission-with-the-central-african-republic-and-reaches-stafflevel-agreement-on-an-economic-program-supported-by-an-ecf-arrangement?lang=en

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners will host their first Agriculture Innovation Investment Summit from June 1- 2 in Washington, D.C. The Summit will connect investors with innovators to accelerate game-changing technologies that can help smallholder farmers improve their productivity and competitiveness, in line with the goals of the U.S. Government’s global hunger… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/usaid-and-partners-host-first-agriculture-innovation-investment-summit?lang=en

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on May 16, 2016 a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for the Federal Republic of Somalia, covering the period of May 2016–April 2017.[1] Somalia is recovering slowly from nearly 25 years of civil war. Weak institutional capacity, complex clan politics, and a challenging security situation have complicated the country’s economic… Read more on http://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/imf-managing-director-approves-staffmonitored-program-for-somalia?lang=en

L’Université Cadi Ayyad a ouvert aujourd’hui avec le soutien de l’Agence Américaine pour le Développement International (USAID) le premier Career Center du Maroc, se dotant ainsi d’un nouvel outil pour favoriser l’employabilité des jeunes. Le Career Center a été inauguré en présence de M. Lahcen Daoudi, Ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche scientifique et de la… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/luniversite-cadi-ayyad-de-marrakech-ouvre-le-premier-career-center-du-maroc-avec-lagence-americaine-pour-le-developpement-international-usaid?lang=fr

In response to an increase of measles cases, IOM South Sudan is teaming up with health agencies to vaccinate vulnerable people against the disease. IOM recently led vaccination campaigns for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bentiu and Malakal and additional campaigns are in progress. Following several suspected cases of measles in the UN Protection of Civilians (PoC) sites in Bentiu and Malakal,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/iom-partners-conduct-vaccination-campaigns-to-combat-measles-in-south-sudan?lang=en

Through its Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), IOM has recorded a total of 60,970 migrants passing through the transit towns of Arlit and Séguédine in the Agadez region of Niger between February and April 2016. Of this total, 44,890 were recorded leaving Niger, while 16,080 were migrants entering the country. Niger is a transit country for West African migrants travelling to and from Algeria and… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/iom-records-over-60000-migrants-passing-through-agadez-niger-between-february-and-april-2016?lang=en

IOM reports an estimated 194,611 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain, through May 25. Fatalities – including some 100 still missing – IOM estimates at 1,475 through 26 May 2016. Flavio Di Giacomo of IOM Rome notes that 37,363 migrants and refugees arrived on Italian shores through 25 May, including all rescued individuals brought… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/mediterranean-migrant-arrivals-in-2016-194611-deaths-1475?lang=en

Mr. President, Thank you for the opportunity to brief the Council on challenges to peace, security and stability in West Africa, particularly in the Sahel region. I speak to you from Niamey, in Niger, where I have travelled as part of a tour of five Sahelian countries who are on the front line of humanity’s struggle with climate change. I will be travelling to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, right after… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/briefing-of-mr-ibn-chambas-to-the-security-council-on-the-impact-of-climate-change-and-desertification-on-peace-and-security-in-the-sahel?lang=en

Techne Summit (www.TechneSummit.com), the international entrepreneurship technology event took Egypt by storm on May 7th to 8th, 2016 and brought together 80 renowned global players in the technology industry from 20 different countries, including Cisco, Intel, Google and World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders, along with100 startups and 1,600 attendees on the Mediterranean city of Alexandria.… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/100-startups-80-speakers-6-competitions-and-1600-attendees-from-20-different-countries?lang=en

The French Embassy in Nigeria and IOM Nigeria have signed an agreement for a nine-month project aimed at providing psychosocial support to conflict-affected people in the North East of the country. The project will target the two states most affected by displacement – Adamawa and Borno. The project is designed to strengthen existing IOM psychosocial response and assistance to people affected by the… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-backs-iom-psychosocial-support-for-internally-displaced-in-north-east-nigeria?lang=en

Une vingtaine d’enfants de cinq écoles primaires ont reçu leurs trophées des mains de l’Ambassadrice de l’Union européenne auprès de l’Union des Comores. Leurs dessins ont été sélectionnés à la suite du concours “Mon île de demain”. Invités à donner leur vision de leur île du futur, les enfants âgés de 8 à 12 ans se sont prêtés au jeu et ont relevé le défi. L’Ambassadrice de l’Union… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ceremonie-de-remise-des-prix-aux-laureats-du-concours-de-dessin-mon-ile-de-demain11?lang=fr

La Mission Multidimensionnelle Intégrée des Nations Unies pour la Stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA) vous adresse la présente invitation pour vous associer à la célébration de la troisième Journée internationale des Casques bleus au Mali. En effet, l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a proclamé le 29 mai Journée internationale des Casques bleus des Nations Unies pour rendre hommage… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/invitation-international-day-of-united-nations-peacekeepers?lang=fr

The presence of explosive detection dogs (EDD) will be increased throughout the country and today, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) South Sudan will receive 37 new EDDs. These dogs are valuable team members who work hard to protect vulnerable populations in South Sudan. The EDD regularly support United Nations Police (UNPOL) to conduct searches of protection of civilians sites, cargo… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/unmas-media-advisory-team-of-explosive-detection-dogs-arrives-in-south-sudan?lang=en

Le Ministre de l’Agriculture et de la Pêche Maritime, M. Aziz Akhannouch, le Ministre de l’Equipement du Transport et de la Logistique, M. Abdelaziz Rabbah, M. Mohamed El Yaacoubi, Wali de la région Tanger-Tétouan, M. Fouad Brini, Président du Conseil de Surveillance de Tanger Med SA (TMSA), l’Ambassadeur de l’Espagne au Maroc S.E.M. Ricardo Díez-Hochleitner et l’Ambassadeur des Etats… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ceremonie-dinauguration-de-la-premiere-plateforme-logistique-a-temperature-controlee-a-tangermed-port?lang=fr

The first plastic, rubber, petrochemical and building materials exhibition is scheduled to take place at the Mlimani City Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam from 27-29 May this year. The event, dubbed, Africa-PPB-EXPO Tanzania 2016 (www.Africa-PPBexpo.com), will feature exhibitors and visitors from all over East and Central Africa as well as B2B meetings and matchmaking opportunities. Speaking during… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/dar-es-salaam-to-host-first-africappbexpo-tanzania-2016?lang=en

Press Invitation

On the occasion of International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers United Nations Mission in South Sudan cordially invites you to join the commemoration ceremony.

Monday 30 May 2016 at 9:15 am

UN House

Yei Road, Juba Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/invitation-international-day-of-united-nations-peacekeepers?lang=en

The African Union Commission (AUC) has developed a draft Five Year Priority Programme that seeks to unlock employment opportunities, eradicate poverty and stimulate inclusive development in Africa. The First Five Year Priority Programme on Employment, Poverty Eradication and Inclusive Development (5YPP), was developed at the request of the 24th African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/experts-convene-to-finalize-draft-five-year-priority-programme-on-employment-poverty-eradication-and-inclusive-development-in-africa?lang=en

U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa Media release On the 3rd and 4th June 2016, 11 world class ballet dancers from America, Australia, Italy, Great Britain, South Africa, Cuba and Brazil will grace the stages of City Hall and the Ethiopian National Theatre for the first time in Addis Ababa. The program is being sponsored by the Embassies of the United States and Australia along with Jupiter International hotel,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/historic-art-event-in-addis-ababa-promotes-dance-helps-hiv-positive-poor-children?lang=en

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