Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

Ministry of Planning and FAO agree to strengthen cooperation for achievement of food security in Iraq

Baghdad-20 September 2020 – H.E. the Minister of Planning – Dr. Khalid Batal Najim Abdullah and the Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iraq – Dr. Salah ElHajj Hassan discussed FAO’s programs and support to rural livelihoods and collaborative efforts with national institutions to strengthen sustainable agriculture with a

Covid-19: WHO sets rules for testing African herbal remedies

BRAZZAVILLE (Congo Republic), Sept 21 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed rules for the testing of African herbal remedies to fight Covid-19. Sound science would be the sole basis for safe and effective traditional therapies to be adopted, it said. Any traditional remedies that are judged effective could be fast-tracked for large-scale

Ex-presidential guard officer from Central African Republic arrested in France for war crimes

PARIS, Sept 21 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Police in France have arrested a former presidential guard from the Central African Republic (CAR) for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity. Eric Danboy Bagale was taken to Paris after his arrest in eastern France on Tuesday. He is accused of leading a group of largely Christian militias which

Near East and North Africa countries discuss responses to COVID-19 and how to transform food systems during FAO Regional Conference

21 September 2020, Muscat/Rome — The 35th FAO Regional Conference for the Near East started today with the topics of transforming food systems to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and responding to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic at the centre of the discussions. The COVID-19 pandemic “is primarily a health crisis, but its

Where climate change is reality: Supporting Africa’s Sahel pastoralists to secure a resilient future

One morning in February, in Kaffrine Region, Senegal, Kaffia Diallo emerged from her tent. She is happy; her new grandson was born just two days earlier. “A beautiful baby,” she said, “although I wish he weighed a little more.” Following tradition, they will wait seven days before giving him a name. Surrounded by their herds

QRCS supports Coronavirus control efforts in 22 countries [EN/AR]

September 21st, 2020 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) is working on its large-scale project to support Coronavirus control efforts for the benefit of 320,000 people in 22 countries (Palestine, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Tajikistan, Mongolia, Laos, Ethiopia, Chad, Senegal, Mauritania, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Sierra Leone, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Venezuela, El Salvador, Peru, Panama, and

The Responsibility to Protect at 15: A Promise Unfulfilled

by Dr. Alex Bellamy, Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect The Responsibility to Protect was adopted unanimously and without equivocation by the UN General Assembly in 2005. States accepted that each of them had a responsibility to protect their populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity

Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V5 établit un nouveau record dans SAP® BWH Benchmark

SHENZHEN, Chine, 20 septembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dans la récente version 3 de SAP® BWH Benchmark, Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V5, avec 5,2 milliards d’enregistrements initiaux, a battu le record des serveurs à 4 sockets en délivrant 5 293 requêtes par heure dans la phase 2 (exécutions de requêtes par heure). Le Huawei FusionServer Pro 2488H V5 abrite quatre processeurs évolutifs […]