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  • Africa Climate Week

    Abidjan, 6 December – The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned that the persistent issue of youth unemployment in Africa is “a time bomb that could explode any time” if nothing is done. The United Nations Labour body is convening a meeting with all African Labour Ministers, experts and labour activists, to find ways of

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  • MEDays 2019

    Tangier, 12 November – Mr. Mohammed H’MIDOUCHE, ADA Vice-President on the sidelines of the MEDAYS Award Ceremony, meet the Senegal President Macky Sall. Under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, the MEDays Forum is organized in November of each year. Over a period of four days, the Forum holds more than thirty sessions

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  • Russia–Africa Economic Forum 2019

    Sochi, 24 October – Sochi hosted the Russia–Africa Economic Forum alongside the Summit on 23–24 October 2019. The Forum was attended by African heads of state, representatives of Russian, African, and international business and government agencies, and representatives of African integration associations. The Forum was a strategically important step towards creating favourable conditions for the

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  • World Economic Forum on Africa

    Cape Town, 5 September – President Cyril Ramaphosa speaking on corruption at the World Economic Forum on Africa. Spiralling levels of violence against women in Africa require immediate action from governments and businesses, including tangible measures to create safe spaces. This is according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa Report, which stated that

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  • China-Africa Think Tanks

    Beijing 27 August – Chinese and African scholars gathered in Beijing for discussion on fully implementing the follow-up actions of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. The Eighth Meeting of the China-Africa Think Tanks Forum, hosted by the Secretariat of the Chinese Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation and organized by

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  • World Blockchain Summit

    Singapore, 26 July – The Singapore edition of WBS is taking place on 25 – 26 July 2019 at Marina Bay Sands. Here are top five reasonswhy you should consider World Blockchain Summit, a global series of events that has touched upon 15,000+ core blockchain delegates from over 35+ countries. The agenda of the Singapore

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  • 28th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition

    Botswana, 1 July – The 28th African Human Rights Moot Court Competition was officially opened by the guest of honour Honorable Dr Unity Dow, the Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation in Botswana on 1 July 2019. This year, the competition brings together 40 participating universities from all around Africa, to discuss pertinent human rights

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  • Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa 2019

    Kigali, 14 June – The President Kagame attends SDG Centre for Africa Conference. The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) is an international organization that supports governments, civil society, businesses and academic institutions to accelerate progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa. IDA Attendance.

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  • Angola Oil & Gas 2019

    Luanda, 6 June – Officially endorsed by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum of the Republic of Angola, the conference will be the elite energy event for one of Africa’s premier oil and gas markets. The conference will gather key governmental officials and C-level executives spanning the spectrum of the energy industry for a

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  • World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2019

    Helsinki, 5 June – On 3-5 June, 2019, the third annual World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2019 in Helsinki, Finland, organised by the Finnish innovation fund Sitra, brought together over 2,200 of the world’s top business leaders, policymakers, researchers and innovators from more than 90 countries to work towards implementing a circular economy. This year’s forum included a dedicated

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  • Angola Italy meeting

    Luanda, 20 Mai – A B2B meeting has been organized to promote the products and Know-how exchange between Angola and Italy. Several Italian entrepreneurs have visited Luanda to meet the local businessmen. IDA Attendance.

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  • Indigenous communities in Brazil protest threats to land and services

    Manaus, 28 April – Leaders of 300 groups across Brazil are protesting for the new changes imposed by the Government. They fear a loss of rights, and land to the interests of miners and large-scale agribusiness. People from indigenous communities across Brazil walked down the capital Brasilia’s main avenue towards the congressional building on Friday.

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  • Africa Climate Week

    Accra, 18 April – The CTCN Regional Forum in Accra, Ghana is organised as part of Africa Climate Week, the Regional Forum convened African National Designated Entities and some CTCN Network members, Nationally Designated Authorities to the Green Climate Fund, representatives of financial institutions and other government officials. The CTCN mandate is to help countries meet

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  • CSW63 (2019)

    New York, 11 to 22 March – The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women, take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.  Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC accredited non governamental organisations (NGOs) from all regions of the world have attended

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  • NourDign in Rome

    Rome, 7 March – Dr. Kean Biorou Jean President of MU.DE.CA and IDA member meet Mr. Gian Marco Centinaio the Italian Agriculture Minister in Rome.  They have discussed about NourDign project for the rice and cassava processing to help the women empowerment in Ivory Coast and reduce the migration process from Ivory Coast and Europe.

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  • Africa Play-based Learning Conference

    Pretoria, 11 February – Ensuring that the children of Africa are adequately prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, as defined by its fast-paced social, economic and technological change, requires the re-thinking and re-imagining of traditional approaches to learning. An education system that supports the development of skills such as problem solving, critical

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  • NourDign Ivory Coast

    Abidjan, 10 February – Dr. Kean Biorou Jean President of MU.DE.CA and IDA member meet Mrs. Anne Désirée Ouloto in Abidjan. Mrs. Anne Désirée Ouloto is the Minister of Health, Environment and Sustainable Development and Deputy Spokesperson of the Government. Dr. Kean and the Minister have discussed about NourDign project for the rice and cassava

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  • ACDS Rome

    Rome, 29 January – A major focus on boosting the agricultural sectors and promoting rural development in Africa was needed to ensure a better future for the continent’s youth who, can be the drivers of development, said FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva at the ceremony. Several ministers from African countries attended the inauguration. Cardinal

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  • ACSD Rome

    Rome, 28 January – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has opened a new centre here set up by the government in partnership with the UN to fight climate change and boost sustainable development in Africa. “The African continent represents a pillar of Italy’s foreign policy and this government considers it a priority,” Conte said on

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  • World Economic Forum 2019

    Davos, 24 January – Key members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), including from India and South Korea, will meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos to discuss reform measures of the multilateral body, an official said. The meeting move assumes significance in the backdrop of growing protectionism in the

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  • Programme Archipelago 2018

    Dakar, 11 December – ARCHIPELAGO is a 4-year European program, funded by the European Union in the framework of the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF). The main objective is to improve the employability of young people through targeted vocational training and entrepreneurial capacity building of SME managers in 12 countries in the

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  • Katowice COP 24

    Katowice, 4/10 December – Climate Change Conference, December 2018 (COP 24). One of the most important tasks of the 24th Session of the of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will be to work out and adopt a package of decisions ensuring the full implementation of

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  • 7th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    Geneva, 28 November – Andrea Giannetto IDA President has done a presentation at the UN in Geneva regarding the NourDign Project and Human Rights. The UN Forum is the world’s largest annual gathering on business and human rights with more than 3,000 participants from government, business, community groups and civil society, law firms, investor organisations,

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  • Developing a gender lens to business and human rights

    Geneva, 27 November – Andrea Giannetto was one of the main pannelist regarding the topic: Developing a gender lens to business and human rights. The challenges: Widening gender economic gap: Given the continued widening of the economic gender gap, it will now not be closed for another 217 years. Gendered divisionof labor discourages women from

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  • Economic inclusion and empowerment of women

    Geneva, 27 November – Andrea Giannetto and Angelo Orsini, have done a technical presentation on the Economic inclusion and empowerment of women, during the 7th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva.  

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  • IDA and Trieste United INGO

    Geneva, 26 November – Trieste United is an international non-profit, non-government organization, whose scopes are Human and Civil Rights, Economic Development and Anti Drug/ Crime Prevention. During the 7th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, IDa and Trieste United INGO have discussed regarding the NourDign project and Human Rights.

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  • World Investment Forum 2018

    Geneva, 26 October – The UNCTAD World Investment Forum is the pre-eminent global platform for investment and development. The Forum devises strategies and solutions for global investment and development challenges. It facilitates multi-stakeholder collective action to stimulate investment in development. The Forum offers a unique opportunity to influence investment-related policymaking, shape the global investment environment,

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  • Transaqua Project

    Rome, 16 October – At the Ministry of the Environment in Rome the Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the Lake Chad Basin Commission. It is a particularly important event because for many years there has not been a mutual agreement of collaboration and Lake Chad is currently particularly reduced risking the drainage, if no

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  • WTO Public Forum 2018

    Geneva, 6 October – Linking trade and environment policies closer together can deliver benefits for prosperity and sustainability around the world, panellists said at a high-level session hosted by WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim during the WTO’s Public Forum on 2 October. Key leaders from business, government and civil

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  • UBA Meeting in Dakar

    Dakar, 24 september – IDA representatives meet the Top management of UBA (Union African Banks) to find a way to finance projects in the continent. The two teams are working around international guaranties.

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  • African Green Revolution Conferences

    Kigali, 8 september – The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture, pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward. In a region challenged by climate change, rapidly growing urban populations, and an urgent need for jobs, agriculture

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  • IDA UCEE ADN

    Torino, 24 July – IDA, UCEE and ADN have had a meeting in Torino to discuss regarding the development of Ivory Coast. The first project that the 3 organisation will manage is the project for the african women empowerment, NourDign.

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  • Human rights

    Dakar, 22 July – Benoît Ngom included in the register of human rights the need to have water, electricity, latrines. He was the guest of the Grand Jury in Dakar. The President of ” AJA ” Association of African Jurists ” and ADA ” African Diplomatic Academy ”, clearly says ” we can not talk

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  • Mini Expo Dubai

    Bruxelles, 11 July – A ‘mini expo’ dedicated to SME that want to expand their business even outside Europe. The event, which will take place in parallel with the Dubai Expo 2020, was presented on July the 11 in the European Parliament in front of 28 entrepreneurs from all over Italy. Organized by Expertise House

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  • EurAfrican Forum 2018

    Cascais, 10 July – The first edition of the EurAfrican forum held under the High Patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic and the Government of Portugal, is a one-day exclusive High-Level Forum. With the theme “Crafting Coalitions for Change, this action-oriented platform aims to foster stronger collaboration between Europe and Africa in order

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  • ABEF2018

    London, 8 June – The World Oceans Day hosting the first edition of the Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF). Recognising Blue Economy as a major source of wealth and prosperity for the continent, the forum bring together government officials as well as high-level experts, investors, businesses, policy leaders, international organisations, civil society, public institutions and other

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  • European Development Days

    Bruxelles, 6 June – Digital Transformation: an opportunity for women in Africa, how new technologies can contribute to boost female entrepreneurship. The digital transformation of the African continent is a fast-growing source of new opportunities for women. However, the digital gender gap remains significant: only 36% of women in Sub-Saharan Africa owned a mobile phone

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  • Panafricando and Burundi

    Torino, 27 May – The “Panafricando Association”, organizer of the Pan-African Festival, is made up of people, communities and associations of African descent and not only, united by the desire to fight stereotypes and prejudices thanks to the spread of African Culture and to the humanity that is rediscovered in sharing of moments of joy

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  • Women’s Forum Canada

    Toronto, 10/11 May – Women’s Forum Canada has been a unique opportunity to generate concrete ideas to inform and influence the agenda of the G7 Summit. It was addressed a range of global issues, including gender equality, by unlocking the transformative potential of women’s leadership. To do so, it was focused on topics such as the role of the private sector in fostering

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  • Guinea Bissau

    Dakar, 2 April – Andrea Giannetto meet in Dakar HE Mr. Ibraima Sanò the Guinea Bissau Ambassador in Senegal to discuss regarding the NourDign project in Bissau. NourDign (Nourish and Dignity) is a Pan African project for the women empowerment, well recognised around the world and by the main international institutions.

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