Monthly Archives: September 2017

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT: Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2018

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States,

CGAP Launches Guide for Financial Service Providers to Better Meet the Needs of Low-Income Customers

Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CGAP today launched the Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and services that better meet the

News in Brief 29 September 2017 (PM)

Flash appeal to help hurricane-affected Dominica

Humanitarians are appealing for US$31 million to support the Caribbean island of Dominica, hit hard by Hurricane Maria, the United Nations has announced.

The category five storm caused catastrophic …

WCA Executive Summit And Family Office Forum 2017

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On October 1, 2017, all roads lead to Marrakech in the Kingdom of Morocco, for the 4th Annual WCA Executive Summit being held at the Four Seasons …

Unfair cop – why African police forces make violent extremism worse

Undermanned, underfunded, underwhelming: African police forces struggle to contain regular crime, and they are even further out of their depth when it comes to tackling violent extremism.

The best way to identify threats to public …

EU PLANS TO TAKE 50,000 REFUGEES FROM AFRICA, MIDEAST

The EU unveiled plans Wednesday to take at least 50,000 refugees directly from Africa, the Middle East and Turkey to discourage migrant boats from making the risky Mediterranean crossing.

The proposal involves admitting refugees to …

A bright future for Ugandan oil gas sector, Siemens predicts

Oil and gas projects are increasingly complex and the need for an integrated solution is important.

Uganda has opportunity to kickstart pipeline project with leading digitalization technology and solutions that will have long-term cost and …

Deputy Prime Minister De Croo discusses situation in Democratic Republic of Congo with National Episcopal Conference of Congo

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo received today representatives of the National Episcopal Conference of Congo (CENCO), among whom Mgr. Marcel Utembi, Archbishop of Kisangani and President of the CENCO.…