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  • LED in Africa: Status, Challenges and Prospects

    14 October, Turin – With the participation of : Mpho Moruakgomo, President of the Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA), Vice President UCLG Africa, JeanPierre Elong Mbassi, Secretary General, UCLGA. And Patrick Mutabwire, Secretary General, Ministry for Local Authorities, Uganda, François Paul Yatta, Coordinateur du LEDNA CGLUA Marocco, Innocente Murasi, Expert in Local Ecnomic Development

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  • The 3rd World Forum of Local Economic Development

    13 October, Turin – With the participation of the General Secretary of the UN Ban Ki-Moon. The event was organized by the Municipality and Metropolitan city of Turin, the global network of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and its Committee on Local Economic Development, through the Andalusian Fund of Municipalities for International Solidarity (FAMSI),

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  • Global Islamic Economy ‎Summit

    Dubai on the 5-6 October – With the presence of Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank. The inaugural Global Islamic Economy Summit in 2013 introduced to the world the idea of a cohesive global Islamic Economy. This year we build on that palpable momentum to go beyond delivering on ‘what’ this market is to

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  • Economic Forum Italy-Ivory Coast

    28 September, Milan – With the participation of M. Azoumana MOUTAYE Minister of Entrepreneurship, Promotion of SMEs, Mr. Victor OulouPOHI, Commissioner General of Section of Ivory Coast, HE Madame Janine Tagliante SARACINO, Ambassador of the Republic of Ivory Coast in Italy, Representative to FAO, IFAD and WFP, The National Steering Committee for Expo Milano 2015,

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  • Benin National Day

    11 September, Milan EXPO – Benin National Day. Bruno Antonio Pasquino (General Commissioner of Expo Milano 2015) and Paul Hounkpè (Minister of Culture, Literacy, Handicrafts and Tourism) have inaugurated the event and both emphasized the importance of the day and of the cooperation between Italy and Benin. After the official speeches, the delegation started along

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  • IDA – ADN Meeting

    8 September, Abidjan – IDA ADN Meeting. IDA International and ADN (Aider Donner Nourrir) have had a meeting in Abidjan to sign a collaboration agreement to develop several agriculture projects in Ivory Coast. The projects are based on the women independence and dignity. Dr. Mana Omer NIGBRE and Andrea Giannetto have signed the collaboration agreement.

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  • Senegal Minister of the Investments Promotion

    25 July, Milan – Andrea Giannetto IDA President with the Minister Khoudia Mbaye, Minister of the Investments Promotion. They have discussed on the women role in the agriculture development. The goal of the country’s participation in this Universal Exposition is to show the efforts it is undertaking to develop its agricultural sector and guarantee food

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  • RTS1, the national Senegal TV

    25 July, Milan – Andrea Giannetto IDA President during a TV interview regarding the project for the independence of the African women. The interview was published on Saturdays the 25th July 2015 during the TV News at 8,00 p.m. by RTS1, the national Senegal TV.

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  • Strategic partnership

    24 July, Milan – Andrea Giannetto IDA President and Dr. Falou Samb Special Advisor to the President of the Republic of Senegal, have had a meeting in Milan to plan some strategic partnership between Senegal and Italian entrepreneurs. IDA is going to organize a mission in Dakar with a delegation of Italian entrepreneurs.

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  • Senegal National Day at Expo Milano 2015

    22 July, Milan EXPO – On Wednesday July 22, Senegal celebrated its National Day at Expo Milano 2015. The Senegal President Macky Sall with un important politic and economic delegation participated in the event. Senegal is participating in Expo Milano 2015 in the Arid Zones Cluster, where its theme is ‘Production, nutrition and protection: the challenges of food

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  • Information Minister Alpha Kanu

    17 July, Freetown – Sierra Leone’s Minister of Information and Communications, Hon. Alpha Kanu, has hailed the profound confidence the International Community has in President Ernest Bai Koroma. The Minister said that because of President Koroma’s outstanding leadership, his transparency and accountability, the international community love him and have respect in his integrity. The Information

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  • Post-Ebola Recovery Summit

    9 – 10 July, New York – President Ernest Bai Koroma was received a hero’s welcome when he arrived in the U.S. to attend the International Post-Ebola Recovery Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. President Koroma attended the scheduled Post-Ebola Recovery Conference along with the Heads of State of neighboring Liberia and

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  • The Women’s Forum Meetings

    29 June, Milan EXPO 2015 – Empowering women, ending hunger. Why empowering women and girls is critical to addressing world hunger, and the changes in policies and practices most needed to make a difference. Food clearly has gender dimensions. Women farmers produce more than half of the all food worldwide, and women still have the

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  • FIFAS 2015

    15 -17 June, Abidjan – FIFAS 2015 is the Second Edition of the International Finance Forum of Africa Sub-Saharan. A great opportunity to confront exchange and learn how to find the most relevant financial solutions for the African continent. Opportunity to meet Senior Officials and Experts of International Banking, Finance, Insurance and Private Sector in

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  • Expandere

    16 June, Torino – Expandere is an initiative promoted by “Compagnia delle Opere” to support enterprises in their path of change and growth. Andrea Giannetto – IDA President with Alessandra Campia – Novapangea President, have introduced the opportunities in Africa. 300 companies engaged in various sectors of the economy and services, by agribusiness food industry

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  • Mrs. Mandela during a Fashion event in Abidjan

    1 June, Abidjan – Mrs. Mandela, M.me Clemence Zagol Ambeu with the President of NEW FACES NEW VOICES and President of Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Confederation of the Ivory Coast companies, during a fashion event in Abidjan. IDA attendance.

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  • IWF – Legacy & Inheritance

    22 May, Johannesburg – Mapping out multiple worlds fractured by race, class and history with stories both complex and demanding of our reflection, the International Women’s Forum looked at the culture and heritage, strength and struggle of a country that inspires. In a global dialogue that provides lessons, both told and untold, to a world

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  • World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa 2015

    21 May Dead Sea, Jordan 21 – 23 May – The topics of the event: Fragility, Violence, Conflicts, Terrorism and Regional Organizations. The geopolitical disorder across the Middle East and North Africa is part of a strategic competition that is playing out and could lead to major changes in the Arab world. Senior government ministers

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  • Know the Emerging Markets to be more Competitive

    21 May, Turin – AGIRE in collaboration with Novapangea has organized a meeting for better know the opportunities in the Emerging Markets. The meeting was attractive to businesses, professionals and merchants who want to identify new opportunities to boost their business in emerging contexts. Andrea Giannetto with the support of Alessandra Campia, President of Novapangea,

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  • Girls not Brides

    20 May, Accra – Abdulai Danaah is the Executive coordinator of Girls not Brides in Ghana and has organized a Forum dedicate to the child marriage. Child marriage is a truly global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities. Child brides can be found in every region in the world, from the Middle

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  • The 5th edition of the Africa Banking and Finance Conference

    19 May, Nairobi – The 5th edition of the Africa Banking and Finance Conference was held under the theme “Banking of the Future.” This forum comprised various programs and activities such as presentations, panel discussions, B2B meetings, and other activities. The main topics: SME and microfinance in Africa market, Leverage the opportunities in technology for

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  • ECOWAS 40th anniversary

    7 May, Dakar – As part of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of ECOWAS in Dakar (Senegal), the Ministry of African Integration, NEPAD and Good Governance of Senegal has launched a rich program, which ran from Monday 4 to Saturday, May 9, 2015. Andrea Giannetto introduced the project for the empowerment of African women.

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  • SENPPP’Finance

    5 May, Dakar – SENPPP’Finance will be organised by the Ministry of Investment Promotion, Partnerships and Development of the State Teleservices, in collaboration with the event organizer AMETrade of events. This key event was placed under the patronage of HE Mr. Macky Sall President of the Republic of Senegal. It will focus on targeted PPP

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  • FORUM Germany-Africa

    4 May Hamburg – The Forum began with a long speech the CEO of the Afrika Verein, Mr Christoph Kannengiesser. In his speech, he first thanked the African authorities (Ministers and Experts), and the top officials of the German companies interested to invest in Africa. I the picture HE Hon Christopher Yaluma, Zambian Minister of

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  • 3° Rapporto Osservatorio Generazione Proteo

    27 April, Rome – The ”Osservatorio Generazione Proteo” of “Link Campus University”, has done a survey on the young Italian 17-19 years old, interpreters of a complex synthesis of values handed down and new social trends. The survey was managed by Nicola Ferrigni one of the most important Italian sociologist. Mr. Ignazio Marino city Rome

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  • 60th Anniversary of the Asian African Conference

    4 April, Bandung Indonesia – The President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo invited all representatives of the Asian and African countries to start economic cooperation in order to increase the quality of life of their people. “The Spirit of Bandung is to advance people’s welfare. Therefore, we must cooperate,” said President Joko Widodo

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  • Expo of the ideas

    Firenze, 27/28 March – Official launch of Expo Milano 2015 that is absolutely the universal exhibition which has taken over responsibility in the history of this event . A direct result of the strength of its theme , ” Feeding the Planet , Energy for the life”, very important and current topic. Some speakers: Diana

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  • Empowerment of African Women

    Dakar, 26 March – The African Diplomatic Academy (ADA) in partnership with ECOWAS and the Government of Senegal has launched its initiative to improve socio-economic conditions of African women. This program is to provide women in the ECOWAS Region a million processing units for different agricultural products including meat and fish. The Executing Agency of

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  • 2015 AFRICA CEO FORUM

    Geneva, 16 March – The 2015 AFRICA CEO FORUM will take place on 16 and 17 in Geneva, Switzerland. With many international organisations, including the United Nations Organisation, the World Trade Organisation, the International Organisation of Employers and the International Labour Organisation. Participation of over 500 African CEOs, 100 influential bankers and financiers, and 200

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  • NOURDIGN

    Atlanta, 12 March – We are bringing dignity to women and communities in Africa. IDA launch the NourDign brand. Agriculture plays a key role in Africa’s development in terms of economic growth, enhanced living standards, poverty reduction and increased food security. Women farmers are the pillars of African agriculture. According to the United Nations Food

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  • The 59th Session of the Commission On The Status of Women ( CSW)

    New York, 9 March – The 59th Session of CSW starts at the United Nations Headquarters take place in New York. The session, which will be attended by representatives of member states , United Nations entities and non-governmental organizations accredited by the UN Economic and Social Council ( ECOSOC ) will run from March 9

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  • The 17th annual Africa Business Conference

    1 March, Boston – The conference was held in Boston, from February 27th to March 1st, 2015. This year’s theme “A More Inclusive Africa: the pursuit of progress for all”. While the story of Africa’s stellar growth has been amply celebrated in recent years, we believe opportunities to make it more inclusive and generate sustainable

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  • Gender Project set up

    Dakar, 20 February – IDA Senegal team meet the Salesiani Don Bosco in Dakar to prepare the site for the vegetal oil producer machine. The machine is going to be installed in the Salesiani area in Dakar. The project will give the economic Independence and Dignity to the African women. The goal of this ADA

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  • Bamako Forum: African emergence in 2035

    Bamako, 19 February – The 15th edition of the Bamako Forum examines the Africa emergence by 2035. Opened on February 19, the meeting initiated by a group of intellectuals and African executives memebres foundation of Bamako Forum initiated by Abdolah Coulibaly. IDA attendance

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  • ADA Peace Ambassadors

    Toronto, 6 th February – Noble International University (NIU) was founded in the USA under the charter of the ‘Noble Institution for Environmental Peace’ (NIEP) Canada. Formerly NIU was the Academy of NIEP, which was formed in the year 2002 in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Roger I.C. Hansell President Editor of the Journal of Environmental Peace

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  • East Africa Energy Infrastructure Security 2015 Forum

    Nairobi, 4th-5th February 2015 – In the last half-decade, a number of East African countries have emerged as global energy frontiers and as a result, the region is increasingly attractive to major IOCs. The recent hydrocarbon success and impressive energy infrastructure development have however, been undermined by a string of recent militant attacks, along with

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  • ECOWAS EGDC Meeting

    Dakar, 3 February – EGDC (ECOWAS Gender Development Center). IDA President Andrea Giannetto and the Senegal IDA team meet Mrs. Aminatta Dibba, EDGC Director and Mrs Salimata Thiam, Head Gender Policy, to launch the pilot phase of the social gender project.

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  • Transparency and Sustainable Development in Africa

    Nouakchott, 19 January – As part of the Presidency of the African Union, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania has organized a high-level conference on “Transparency and Sustainable Development in Africa” in Nouakchott on 19 and 20 January 2015. Topics: Strategies on legal frameworks against corruption in Africa; Good governance in the extractive industries; The experiences

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  • IDA for African Gender Project

    Abidjan, January 16 – IDA Delegation meet the women representatives in Abidjan to interoduce the African Gender Project. The main Objective of the Program is to promote value addition to agricultural raw materials produced by beneficiaries through support to food processing.

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  • The Berlin Summit on African Youth Education & Development

    13 January, Berlin – For decades, it is already a consensus amongst the development community that the single most important ingredient to assure development success is education. Over the past decade, significant progress has been made in the field of education, and many African countries are making significant headway in the struggle to realize the

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