page contents
25 C
Accra Metropolis, Ghana
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Home Tags Geneva

Tag: Geneva

UNHCR Begins Moving Congolese Refugees from Northern Angola

the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have begun relocating over 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established...

Search continues for survivors in Sierra Leone’s mudslides

Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides that have ripped through Sierra...

Somalia marks 3 years polio-free amid WHO caution

An event attended by the President of Somalia, parliamentarians, delegates from the Somali Ministry of Health, World Health Organization and UNICEF, was held in...

People with albinism in Tanzania still fear attacks despite improvement

People with albinism in rural Tanzania continue to live in fear due to widespread attitudes that lead to violence against them despite attacks against...

Nearly 840,000 remain displaced outside Mosul

The UN migration agency said Friday it estimates that 839,118 individuals (139,853 families) remain displaced following heavy fighting to retake the northern Iraqi city...

ECA discusses African integration in Geneva

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) yesterday hosted a panel discussion at the Sixth Global Review of Aid for Trade, bringing together regional and...

Director Karingi calls for more intra-continental trade in Africa

The Aid for Trade Global Review 2017 opened at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) headquarters in Geneva today with the Economic Commission for Africa’s...

IsDB engages stakeholders on sustainable development in Geneva

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group organized an event on “Promoting Connectivity for Sustainable Development”, on the sidelines of WTO’s Aid for Trade Global...

ITFC and IFC sign partnership towards achievement of SDGs

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and the International Financial Corporation (IFC) signed a Letter of Intent for Partnership with the aim to...

Could Geneva Become Effective?

The next round of the Syrian talks under the auspices of the United Nations between the Syrian government and the opposition will take place...

Digital Economy could bring 3m jobs to Nigeria and others

It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next...

Gates Foundation Double Effort In Tackling NTDs”.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday committed $335 million dollars in grants over the next four years to support various Neglected Tropical...

Ghana Prepares to celebrate WHOs NTDs Progress

Ghana would on Monday, April 17, join the rest of the world to mark the World Health Organization’s (WHO) second Global Partners Meeting on...

Mark Wainberg Passing Shakes UNAIDS

UNAIDS is deeply saddened by the tragic death of pioneering HIV researcher Mark Wainberg. An internationally renowned scientist, Dr Wainberg was a leading HIV...

Nearly 200,000 South Sudanese flee to Uganda this year

Since the start of the year, some 192,000 South Sudanese have fled to neighboring Uganda, a country currently hosting 832,000 refugees from South Sudan,...

UN monitoring situation after U.S. strikes Syrian air base

Director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva Alessandra Vellucci said Friday that the UN Syria envoy, Staffan de Mistura, is closely following...

Plight of Syrian civilians unchanged so far 2017

The Senior Advisor to the UN Syria Envoy warned Thursday that the situation for Syrian civilians has not improved since the start of the...

Nana Addo Jets Off to Geneva to Attend Africa CEO Forum

President Nana Akufo-Addo today , left Ghana for Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum.The forum will bring together...

UN official concerned by U.S.administration’s handling of some human rights issues

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday said he was concerned by the new U.S. administration's handling of a...

Major automakers underscore opportunities, potential in China ahead of Geneva show

As the 87th Geneva International Motor Show prepares to kick off, representatives from top global car firms reaffirmed on Wednesday their faith in the...

BREAKING NEWS