Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

The United States Pharmacopeia selected by USAID to strengthen systems that improve the quality of medical products in low- and middle-income countries

New program builds on USP’s and USAID’s longstanding cooperation to advance access to quality-assured medical products and address the proliferation of poor-quality medical products

ROCKVILLE, Maryland, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Agency for …

Tunisian Women Hope to Secure Gender Parity Gains in Legislative Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA – It’s hard to miss Samira Chaouachi�she’s a regular face on local TV. She is sought after too, by foreign media this election season, as spokesperson for jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui’s Heart …

Tunisian Women Hope to Secure Gender Parity Gains in Legislative Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA – It’s hard to miss Samira Chaouachi�she’s a regular face on local TV. She is sought after too, by foreign media this election season, as spokesperson for jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui’s Heart …

Cameroon Separatists Celebrate ‘Independence’ as Dialogue is Held

KUMBA, CAMEROON – English-speaking Cameroonians came out in huge numbers on Oct. 1 to celebrate what they call their independence day, declared by separatist leaders in 2017.

“We are celebrating our independence,” said Godlove Azeng, …

EU launches negotiations to deepen trade relations with Eastern and Southern Africa countries

Today, in Mauritius, the EU started negotiations with five Eastern and Southern Africa partners (so-called ESA: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe) to deepen the existing Economic Partnership Agreement. Given the positive results generated by …

Cheikh Niang (Senegal) Chair of Second Committee

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Cheikh Niang (Senegal) as Chair on 4 June 2019. (See Press Release GA/12149.)

Prior to his appointment in …

African Youth Leaders Tell UN: We Are Force for Change

UNITED NATIONS – African youth activists called on the international community Wednesday to view the 220 million young people on their continent as a positive force for change, not a problem requiring solutions.

We must …

After Africa, Prince Harry and Meghan to Battle UK Press

LONDON – Prince Harry did not hold back as he launched an extraordinary attack against the British press for the way it is treating his wife Meghan, a rebuke that is overshadowing the final day …