20 Ottobre 2017
The fourth edition of the World Forum of Local Economic Development, which started in 2011, took place from October 17 to 20 in Praia, the Cabo Verdean capital, and was attended by the highest officials of the Cabo Verdean Government, the United Nations and its Agencies and dozens of Mayors, Presidents of Regions and Ministers
18 Ottobre 2017
Abidjan, 18 October – At the conference against violence, trafficking, exploitation and child labor, 17 First Ladies from West Africa and Sahel have attended to the meeting in Abidjan. This conference was complemented by a launching ceremony of the regional communication campaign for social and behavioral change on the project “Empowerment of women and the
6 Ottobre 2017
Ixelles, 6 October – In its efforts to accelerate the emergence of the African continent, the Rebranding Africa Forum this year will devote itself in exploring a better coordination between African demography, sometimes considered as its main asset, and at times as its major constraint and the financial systems, regularly accused of not playing adequately
2 Ottobre 2017
Freetown, 2 October – IDA wish happy birthday to the man who transformed Sierra Leone from a stone age to a modern nation—PRESIDENT ERNEST BAI KOROMA. Dr. Koroma is 64 today. Picture by Cocoriko.
15 Settembre 2017
Tamale, 15 September – Andrea Giannetto and IDA Ghana Staff meet H.E. Salifu Sa-eed, Minister of the Northern Regional Coordinating Council of Ghana, to discuss regarding the Region development.
14 Settembre 2017
Sheshegu, 14 September – Andrea Giannetto meet a young girls group to explain the “Dignity” importance.
13 Settembre 2017
Gbunlahigu, 13 September – Andrea Giannetto meet in Gbunlahigu (Ghana) a women group to explain the NourDign project.
12 Settembre 2017
Accra, 12 September – Andrea Giannetto meet IDA Ghana board to discuss regarding the Country development.
11 Settembre 2017
New York, 25 July – At its coordination and management meeting of 25 July 2017, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) approved the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to grant Special Consultative Status to the Initiative for the Development of Africa – IDA.
8 Settembre 2017
Berlin, 8 September – Meeting in the Embassy of Senegal between HE Mr. Gueye, Ambassador of Senegal in Berlin and Mr. Donaly Malungu, representative of ADA President in Europe. Meeting organized on the setting up of a support platform for Merkel’s Chancellor’s project for the development of Africa by a Marschall plan devised by the
1 Settembre 2017
Siegen, 01 September – In Siegen (Germany) a meeting was held between Mr. Donaly Malungu, Representative of the President of the ADA in Europe, Dr. Reverend Pastor Daniel KAWATA, and the Honorable Volkmar Klein, Member of the CDU and Member of the Bundestag, close to German Chancellor Merkel. The topic was the collaboration between Germany
20 Giugno 2017
Torino, 20 June – The Association Novapangea and Csar (Center for the Arts of Russia, Ca ‘Foscari-Venezia) have organized an important international event at the Venaria Royal Palace in Turin. In the morning, Russian entrepreneurs and experts featured the conference and have answered to the questions from the present business world. In the afternoon, seven
19 Giugno 2017
Torino, 19 June – The Association Novapangea has organized a special dinner to launch the important international event regarding the connection between art and business in Russia.
24 Maggio 2017
Riyadh, 24 May – President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, attending the Arab Islamic American Summit at the King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in Riyadh. The summit is between leaders of Muslim-majority countries and US President, Donald Trump, which aims to decouple Islam’s image from terrorism.
9 Maggio 2017
Milan, 9 Mai – Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit is one of the top Food Innovation events worldwide. Seeds&Chips was dedicated to showcasing national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions from around the world. Mr. Obama spoke about how climate change was imperiling food production around the world and threatening to aggravate the “migration that
5 Maggio 2017
Durban, 3-5 May – Africa is facing a mixed outlook for growth. The economic growth forecast for the continent over the coming year is expected to be lower than the 5% average of the past decade. This is largely due to the dip in commodity prices and the economic slowdown in China. That said, a
28 Aprile 2017
New York, 28 April – On Apr 28 RCNY and the Rotary Italian delegation working on Refugee Projects jointly with the United Nations paid a visit today to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Firas Kayhal and Andrew Painter – both Senior Advisors/Liaisons. The delegation consisted of President RCNY Can Erbilgin, Chair International Meetings
27 Aprile 2017
Freetown, 27 April – President Koroma hosts Gambian counterpart Adama Barrow. Gambian President Adama Barrow arrived in Freetown last evening for a two-day working visit from Wednesday 26 April to Thursday, 27 April, 2017. This is President Barrow’s first visit to Sierra Leone since assuming the mantle as President of the Republic of The Gambia.
7 Aprile 2017
Abidjan, 7 April – The 14th Annual African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) Conference, take place in Abidjan the 3 to 7 April 2017; is the Largest African Private Equity Gathering Globally. The Annual AVCA Conference is the association’s flagship event, which provides the private equity and venture capital industry in Africa with
20 Marzo 2017
Geneva, 20 March – During the Africa CEO Forum President Sall also took a strong stance against Africa’s supposed role in Europe’s ongoing migrant crisis. “Africa and Europe have a long history but what I cannot accept is the characterization of African migration”. He made it clear that it was in the continent’s best interest
15 Marzo 2017
Dakar, 10 March – Mrs Pauline Seck-Faye, the ADA Communication Manager has participate to a Meeting organized by Atraxis and the World Bank regarding the financing of infrastructure in Africa. She was part of the panelists, Mr. Maguatte Wade is the former Director of the Execution Agency for Public Infrastructures (AGETIP) and Abdoulaye Ly the
24 Febbraio 2017
Abidjan, 24 february – Andrea Giannetto IDA President meet a women cooperative for the fish processing, in Ivory Coast to introduce NourDign project. IDA is working to provide for a dehydration machine.
24 Febbraio 2017
Rabat, 24 February – Mohamed H’MIDOUCHEHE ADA Vice President met in Rabat, Mr. Marcel A. DE SOUZA, President of ECOWAS Commission, during the launching forum of the Arab and African Trade Bridges, organized jointly by the Moroccan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Digital Economy, the Islamic Development Bank and its subsidiary ITFC.
24 Febbraio 2017
Dakar, 24 February – Meeting with Mr. Moustapha Cissé LO President of the ECOWAS Parliament and Mr. Benoit NGom ADA President, with Mr. Ousmane Sy Ndiaye Advisor in charge of international cooperation of ADA. The meeting was to consolidate the partnership between ADA and ECOWAS.
23 Febbraio 2017
Rabat, 23 February – Mohamed H’MIDOUCHEHE ADA Vice President met in Rabat, Dr. Bandar Ben Mohammed El Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank, during the launching forum of the Arab and African Trade Bridges, organized jointly by the Moroccan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Digital Economy, the Islamic Development Bank and its subsidiary ITFC.
23 Febbraio 2017
Rabat, 23 February – Mohamed H’MIDOUCHEHE ADA Vice President met in Rabat, Mr. Hani Sonbol, President of the Islamic International Trade Financing Institution (ITFC), during the launching forum of the Arab and African Trade Bridges, organized jointly by the Moroccan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Digital Economy, the Islamic Development Bank and its subsidiary ITFC.
22 Febbraio 2017
Abidjan, 22 February – THE ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FOR MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AND HUMANITARIAN ACTIONS (AFAMAH) is signing an MOU with IDA to develop part of the NourDign project in Ivory Coast. Andrea Giannetto met Mrs. NA DIARRA SIDIBE DIABAGATE President of AFAMAH have discussed regarding the project startup.
22 Febbraio 2017
Abidjan, 22 February – Andrea Giannetto and Mrs. KONE Antoinette, President of Rafaa, Network of Associations of Actives Women of Africa , have discussed regarding the pilot phase of the rice process in Ivory Coast. RAFAA, ADN and IDA are working on the Business Plan for the project develpment.
3 Febbraio 2017
Dakar, 3 February – Labor Minister of Senegal Mr. El Hadji Mansour SY meet Andrea Giannetto IDA President, to discuss regarding the working conditions and opportunities of the Country.
2 Febbraio 2017
Dakar, 2 February – Agriculture Minister of Senegal Mr. Papa Abdoulaye SECK meet an Italian delegation headed by IDA, to discuss regarding the agriculture development of the Country.
2 Febbraio 2017
Dakar, 2 February – Energy Minister of Senegal Mr. Thierno Alassane SALL meet an Italian delegation headed by IDA, to discuss regarding the energy development of the Country.
1 Febbraio 2017
Dakar, 1 February – AFAMAH and IDA have had a meeting in Dakar to discuss regarding the IDA women social project development in Ivory Coast. The agreement was to start with a couple of Pilots for food processing, mainly cocoa and cashew. By the end of February 2017, Mrs. Nadiarra Sidibé Diabagaté AFAMAH President and
17 Gennaio 2017
Cape Town, South Africa, 17 January 2017 – With only 41 per cent of countries regularly producing data on violence against women and only 13 per cent of countries having a dedicated gender statistics budget, the first-ever United NationsWorld Data Forum, explored ways to close these data gaps. “Gender statistics are critical for setting priorities,
10 Gennaio 2017
Uganda, 10 January – President Yoweri Museveni has opened a war on environmental degradation, walking over three kilometers across Mpologoma swamp and bridge as the sunset in Eastern Uganda. IDA attendance.
18 Dicembre 2016
Abuja, 18 December – IDA has organized an economic mission dedicated to constructions projects in Nigeria. The Italian companies involved are developing social and luxury houses in Abuja and in the rest of the Country.
12 Dicembre 2016
Monrovia, Liberia, 12 December – The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leads a High-level delegation of the Sub-regional Body to The Gambia.
28 Novembre 2016
Dakar, 28 November – A Governmental meeting for the women empowerment has been organized by UNACOIS. UNACOIS has involved several representatives of the main governmental institutions interested on the project; the women ministry has headed the meeting with the coordination of ADA and IDA.
28 Novembre 2016
Freetown, 28 November – China has become one of Sierra Leone’s most trusted and valued development partner. In the words of President Ernest Koroma , while Speaking at the commissioning ceremony of the Sierra Leone/Chinese Jui Friendship Hospital Ebola Holding Centre and Mobile Laboratory held on Friday September 26, 2014, China is a special friend
18 Novembre 2016
Abidjan, 17 November – In a context of growth for African economies these past 5 years, and with the incredible opportunity offered by the connection of the continent to the world, African SMEs would benefit the coming years, from countless development possibilities. A general consensus on the key role of the private sector in Africa
16 Novembre 2016
Marrakech, 16 November – Sierra Leone’s President , Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday addressed the COP 22 UN Climate Change Conference being held in Marrakech , Morocco, where almost 200 nations are meeting to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions.