Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8,

Bill and Melinda Gates Host Inaugural ‘Goalkeepers’ Event to Engage a New Generation of Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama join other leaders from business, technology, media and entertainment to help speed progress toward the ‘Global Goals’

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, …

Le Sénégal et la France co-présideront la Conférence de financement du Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (GPE) se réjouit du parrainage conjoint par les gouvernements du Sénégal et de la France de sa Conférence de financement, qui aura

Conflict prevention, migration and terrorism key concerns for EU and member countries at UN

On the second day of the United Nations General Assembly's high-level debate, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, underscored that the UN must rise to address many global challenges, including forced displacement and terrorism.…

Over 1,900 households affected by floods and mudslide to receive cash Support from UK Aid

As Sierra Leone recovers from the recent deadly floods and mudslide in Freetown that killed over 500 people with many more still unaccounted for, 1,908 affected households will be directly supported with cash through mobile …

Official launch of NEPAD’s 5% Agenda initiative for infrastructure financing in Africa

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) (www.NEPAD.org) - African Union's economic development programme- gathered international investors and CEO-level business leaders at the NASDAQ Stock Market today, 18th September, for the launch of its 5% …

Secretary-General Appoints Bintou Keita of Guinea Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. She will succeed El Ghassim Wane of Mauritania, to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep …

MOBILE MONEY SENT TO HUNDREDS OF FAMILIES HIT BY SIERRA LEONE MUDSLIDE – UN

DAKAR, Money is being sent via mobile phone to hundreds of families who survived a deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown last month, the United Nations said.

At least 500 people …