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Accra to Host Conference on Green Financing for Sustainable Development

The International Trade Centre (ITC), the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) have announced that the Third Green Financing for...
SheTrades Global

SheTrades Global Opened for Applications

2018 edition of SheTrades Global to be held at the UK’s International Business Festival The International Trade Centre has issued a call for applications for...

AfDB, OpenOil Report on Extractive Resources Management Launched

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and OpenOil, a Berlin-based financial analysis firm, have jointly produced a report on how African governments use financial models...
Right to Information

RTI Coalition Seeks Permanent Missions Outside Backing for Ghana’s RTI Passage

The Right to Information Coalition (RTI Coalition) Ghana has urged diplomats at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UN-UPR) Pre-session in Geneva, Switzerland, to...
ITC

ITC finds ways to improve transparency, connectivity in Value Chains

The International Trade Centre (ITC) today unveiled Sustainability Map a new online gateway connecting businesses and producers that will help pave the way towards...

Refugees & Migrants Suffer Inhuman Treatment at Detention Centers

Many detention centres are dangerously overcrowded with the amount of space per detainee so limited that people are unable to stretch out at night...
South-Sudan-Army

UN Refugee Chief calls international respect and support for Sudan

UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, paid his first official visit as High Commissioner to Sudan this week, at a time when refugees...

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...
Sierra Leone

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...
polio

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...
albino

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...
Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment, Nigeria

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...
Bill Gates

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...

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