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Benoit NGom ADA President meet Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.

S.K.H. Prinz BOKPE von Allada meet S.E.M KEREKOU Benin President

Benoit NGom ADA President meet Muammar al KADHAFI

The Representative of the ADA for the Russian Federation, Mr. Gabriel KOTCHOFA, with the President of the Russian Federal Council (Federal Council), SE Mr. Serguei Mironov and the Russian Minister of Education SE Mr. Andre FOURSINKO

ADA Meeting with Soviet Federation Members

The Representative of the ADA for the Russian Federation, Mr. Gabriel KOTCHOFA, with the Russian president Mr Dimitri Anatolievich DMITRY MEDVEDEV

President Dr. Boni Yayi and Prince v. Bokpe Allada 23rd Oct 2006 – Inauguration of the Embassy of Benin in Berlin

S.E. Dr. Conze, FRG Ambassador of Benin, Mr Zschomak, mayor of Nebelschütz,
meet HRH Prince Bokpe v. Allada, in the German Embassy in Cotonou on January 07

His Excellency Mr. JAO Bernardo Vieira, President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau (right) with Mr François Xerri, special Advisor of ADA President .

Andrea Giannetto – UCEE Managing Director introduce the European Agriculture Strategy at the European Commission

Mr. DEMBA Dahaba, Minister of Economy and Regional Integration (right)
with Mr François Xerri, special Advisor of ADA President.

International Symposium in Sirte – Libya, organized by the Cultural Council of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and the Académie Diplomatique Africaine “(ADA), 6 to 9 September 2007 From left to right:
Professor AGBOBLI, Marie Roger Biloa (editor of the magazine “Africa”) and Dr.Benoît Ngom (President of the ADA)

ADA Diplomatic Mission in Benin Le Prince BOKPE (Chargé de Mission de l’ADA) Monsieur YAYI BONI (Président de la République du Bénin) Monsieur François XERRI (Conseiller Spécial du Président de l’ADA) Monsieur Benoit NGOM (Président Fondateur de l’ADA)

Angela Koch, Prince v. Bokpe Allada and former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (left to right) on the occasion of National Day of the United Arab Emirates on 4 December 2007 in the UAE embassy in Berlin.

Presentation ceremony of the Académie Diplomatique Africaine (ADA) in Berlin on 18 June 2008.

UCEE donation of medicines in Ivory Coast in collaboration with ADA

André Lewin, ADA member and former Ambassador of France and Spokesperson of the U.N. on 2 October 2008 in Paris

Vernissage of artist Michelle NZE on 21/06/2008 at Park Dental at the initiative of HRH Prince Bokpe of Allada, International Executive Secretary of the ADA, in the presence of various African Ambassador Berlin: S.E. the Ambassador of Burundi, S.E. the Ambassador of Nigeria, artist Michelle NZE, Heny Schmedtmann, SE the Ambassador of Burkina Faso, S.E. the Ambassador of Gabon, S.K.H. Prince Bokpe of Allada, Prof. Schmedtmann

Benoit NGom ADA President meet Jacques Chirac Franch President

IDA News 2009

EUROPE & MIDDLE EAST | Projects Development & Coordination in Partnership Meeting arranged by UCEE, ECT, IDA and SHRIAN

His Ex Mr. Dya Bamakhrama – Ambassador of Djibouti, Saudi Arabia and Andrea Giannetto UCEE Managing Director and IDA President.

Mrs. Patrizia Meoli for E.C.T, Antonio Panzeri from the European Parliament, Camillo Meoli E.C.T., Faysel Alasmy, Paolo Saba for U.C.E.E.President , and Andrea Giannetto U.C.E.E. Managing Director and IDA President.

Honorary President of the ADA
Ceremony for the presentation of the Honorary President of the ADA His Excellency Ernest Bai KOROMA President of the Republic of SIERRA LEONE

His Excellency Ernest Bai KOROMA President of the Republic of SIERRA LEONE and Dr. Benoit NGom ADA President

ERASMUS DAY LIVE presentation
UCEE and IDA present to the press the ERASMUS DAY LIVE
Press Conference attendee:
Dott. Paolo Saba – Presidente UCEE
Dott. Andrea Giannetto – Direttore Generale UCEE, IDA President
Prof. Francesco Profumo – Magnifico Rettore Politecnico di Torino
Prof.ssa Maria Lodovica Gullino – Vice-Rettore per lo sviluppo delle relazioni
internazionali Università degli Studi di Torino
Dott.ssa Marta Levi – Assessore al Decentramento e all’Area metropolitana
Città di Torino, delega Politiche per i giovani
Dott.ssa Monica Cellerino – Direttore Commerciale Piemonte Nord e Valle d’Aosta
UniCredit Banca
Dott. Luca Picotti – Brand Manager Pernod Ricard Italia
On. Mario Borghezio – Eurodeputato
On. Pier Antonio Panzeri – Eurodeputato
Moderatore: Dott. Dario Martinetti – Direttore Artistico “Erasmus Day Live”

Prince Prince Albert II of Monaco
Prince Prince Albert II of Monaco and v. S.K.H. Prince v. Bokpe Allada – Benin (3rd 2, 2009)

Fashion Week in Dusseldorf
Federal Minister A.D. Klaus Toepfer in conversation with the International Executive Secretary of the Académie Diplomatique Africaine (ADA) Prince v. Bokpe Allada on 2 February 2009 during Fashion Week in Dusseldorf.

Minister of the Principality of Monaco
Minister Plenipotentiary of the Principality of Monaco SE B. Fautrier and S.K.H. Prince Bokpe of Allada Benin (3rd 2, 2009)

ADA in Spain
A delegation of the International Panel of the Académie Diplomatique Africaine (ADA) occasion of the celebration of the presentation of the ADA in Spain on 9 March 2009 in Alicante.

19th of JCNeckermann in Würzburg
Prince v. Bokpe Allada, international executive secretary of the Academie Diplomatique Africaine (ADA) and Dr. Koch, his deputy present, Mr. Dieter Heisig at the Christmas party on the 19th of JCNeckermann in Würzburg, the certificate of appointment as a member of the ADA.

Business Mission in ABU DHABI
UCEE and IDA Business Mission in ABU DHABI

IDA News 2010

Meeting in Jedda
Andrea Giannetto meet Hassan S. Abou Al-Taher manager of H.R.H. Prince Bandar Bin Khalid Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

TSTK lunch
Andrea Giannetto IDA President, meet Hassan Eksi President of TSTK NGO in Turkey

Agrofood Platform project in Kilis (Turkey)

Meeting among Kilis Governator, IDA and European entrapreneurs

Visit to the platform site in Kilis

Turkey Press report regarding the TeknoPark in Kilis

Sapori Italiani nel Mondo
Bruxelles – “Sapori Italiani nel Mondo” – Italian flavours in the World.
Andrea Giannetto in the European Commission during the presentation of the Italian flavours in the World project.

Cityscape Jeddah 2010 kicks off
JEDDAH – Prince Misha’l Bin Majed Bin Abdul Aziz, the Governor of Jeddah, inaugurated at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events the three-day Cityscape Jeddah 2010 – the largest real estate investment and development event in Saudi Arabia. IDA attendance.


EBES 2010 Conference – Istanbul
Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) – EBES 2010 Conference-Istanbul was held on May 26-28, 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey at Taksim Nippon Hotel with the support of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Turkdex and Istanbul Economic Research Association.
IDA attendance.

Press conference “Fondazione per l’Europa dei Popoli”
Milan – Press conference “Fondazione per l’Europa dei Popoli” Foundation for Europe of the Populations. Paolo Saba UCEE President, On. Mario Borghezio European Parliamentar and Andrea Giannetto IDA President some speakers.

Climate Change and Sustainable Development 8 -11 NOVEMBER 2010 – GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The conference aims to send a clear and unequivocal message to negotiators at Cancun that young people expect the planet’s protection be placed ahead of all other interests in order to reverse the worst effects of climate change in the short-term and ensure long-term sustainable development.

Accord ADA avec ADEPME et CNRE
Agence de Développent et d’Encadrement des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises (ADEPME)
Centre National de Ressources Educationnelles du Sénégal (CNRE)
But des accords :
Travailler à déterminer des façons de mieux servir nos membres par le biais de la collaboration.
Elaboration et mise en place d’un programme d’investissement.
De la conception, de la programmation et de la mise en œuvre des programmes de développement
économique et social en y associant les mouvements associatifs et groupement communautaires.
D’élaborer des programmes et projets à soumettre aux partenaires techniques et financiers.
D’assister et d’accompagner les populations et mouvements associatifs dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre de leur projets.
De favoriser la conservation et la mise à jour banques de données nécessaire à toute planification
De veiller à l’évaluation périodique des projets réalisés.
De partager leurs expériences avec les autres pays africains.

Combating poverty and social exclusion
International Conference of the European Movement on combating poverty and social exclusion Fundação Montepio – Rua do Ouro nº 219 6º – Lisbon, Portugal
IDA attendance

Climate Change and Sustainable Development 8 -11 NOVEMBER 2010 – GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The conference aims to send a clear and unequivocal message to negotiators at Cancun that young people expect the planet’s protection be placed ahead of all other interests in order to reverse the worst effects of climate change in the short-term and ensure long-term sustainable development.

IDA News 2011

Colloque Sénégal-France du 11 juillet 2011
Palais Bourbon –Salle Colbert

«Efficacité économique»&«Gestion durable des Ressources naturelles et énergétiques au Sénégal» Dans le cadre de son programme de révolution verte, le Gouvernement du Sénégal a mis en place une Agence Nationale des Eco-villages (A.N.E.V). L’objectif de cette agence est de promouvoir l’autonomie des villages en énergies propres, en eau et en produits forestiers, sans dégradation de l’environnement, permettant ainsi aux populations de ne générer qu’une faible signature environnementale en réduisant la pression anthropique et en gérant de façon intégrée ses approvisionnements en fruits et légumes, viandes et poissons, en bois d’œuvre et de service, en privilégiant au mieux l’emploi des énergies renouvelables. IDA attendance.

Mission IDA in Sierra Leone
Francois Xerri, IDA member meet ERNEST BAI KOROMA, President of the Republic of de SIERRA LEONE

Business mission in Saudi Arabia
IDA and UCEE meet HRH Prince Saif and Shaikh Hadel (Kuwait) for a business mission in Saudi Arabia

President Ernest Bai Koroma at UN
President Ernest Bai Koroma and U.S. President Barak OBama sitting by each other at a recent luncheon hosted by the UN Secretary General , Ban Ki -Moon for world leaders on Wednesday September 21, 2011.
Photo by Cocoriko

Obama Meets Four Francophone West African Leaders
President Barack Obama with, from left:
President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger,
President Boni Yayi of Benin,
President Alpha Condé of Guinea,
and President Alassane Ouattara of Cote D’Ivoire.
ADA attendance.
Photo by Samantha Appleton/White House

Turkey Development Agency in Milan
Presentation of the Turkey Development Agency in Milan. Advantages to invest in Turkey. President of the Investment Support and Promotion Agency Mr. Alpaslan Korkmaz and Andrea Giannetto testimonial speech.

Dubai Business Mission
UCEE and IDA business mission in Dubai. Lunch with local business men.

United by the Mediterranean
Palermo – United by the Mediterranean, PAN Mediterranean conference, for a New Euro-Mediterranean policy. IDA and UCEE collaboration.

International Capital Conference
The third annual International Capital Conference (ICC), which took place in Paris on November 22-23 2011. Cavendish Group, in partnership with the Boao Forum for Asia and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the Chinese M&A Association and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation assembled an audience of more than 400 European and BRIC and other Asian leaders at the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry in Paris. Senior policymakers, business leaders and academics were all in attendance, cementing the ICC’s position as the Premier Global Business Event connecting the EU, BRIC and US – the developed and fast developing worlds.
IDA attendance.

64th Annual United Nations Conference for NGOs
Bonn, Germany, is the Host City for the 64th Annual United Nations Conference for Non-Governmental Organizations associated with the Department of Public Information, on the theme “Sustainable Societies; Responsive Citizens”.
IDA attendance.

IDA News 2012

IDA Business Mission
Une délégation de entrepreneurs Italiens rencontre le nouveau
Ministre du Commerce, de l’Industrie et de l’Artisanat du Senegal, Mata Sy DIALLO. Giuseppe Gualchi – VP Rete Imprese Piemonte Mata Sy DIALLO – Ministre du Commerce, de l’Industrie et de ’Artisanat du Senegal, Andrea Giannetto – Membre du Bureau International de l’ADA et President de l’IDA Ousmane Ndiaye – Conseiller du President ADA

European Parliament
Andrea Giannetto, IDA President, during a television interview in the European Parliament – Bruxelles

International Cooperation Forum
The Minister for International Cooperation and Integration has announced the International Cooperation Forum to be held in Milan on 1 and 2 October This is a public meeting of a day and a half that will bring together concerned citizens, experts, young people, traditional and new players in co-operating for development with the highest Government Officials and Ministers from Europe and Countries of the South of the world.
IDA attendance.

Bono Vox and Jim Kim Discuss Ways to End Poverty
Internationally known rock singer, activist and co – founder of ONE, Bono, visited the World Bank on November 14. He participated in a lively discussion with Bank President Jim Young Kim on ways to end world poverty, as part of the Bank’s “What Will It Take” global campaign.
IDA attendance.

Social Housing project in Mauritania
IDA team during the presentation of a Social Housing project in Mauritania and a contract signature between ISKAN (Société Nationale d’Aménagement des Terrains, de Développement de l’Habitat et de Promotion et Gestion Immobilière) and an italian construction group.

Meeting among Academic Institutions
First Meeting among the Academies of the Diplomatic Institutions – March 2012 in Paris
Organized by Francophonie
ADA attendance.

Food security in the world
Alessandria (Italy) – Conference arranged by UCEE and IDA for the Food security. Andrea Giannetto do a speech regarding the Food Security in Africa.

The Role of Business in Empowering Women
In celebration of the International Women’s Day on 8 March, the
UN Office for Partnerships and the Business Civic Leadership Center of the
U.S. Chamber of Commerce co-hosted the annual Women’s Forum at the UN Headquarters.
IDA attendance.

World Forum for Democracy: an active role for the Conference of INGOs
The Conference of INGOs strengthened the civil society dimension of the World Forum for Democracy through the organisation of two events
Sunday 7 October : a one-day debate on the subject of inclusive democracy which looked at the subject from three angles: human rights, media, and women Wednesday 10 October: a Round table on “Civil society, a key player for living together”
IDA attendance

Rimini Meeting
Mario Monti, italian Prime Minister, during the Rimini Meeting.
IDA attendance

International conference “L’Africa in piedi. Ora non lasciamole sole”
“L’Africa in piedi. Ora non lasciamole sole”. International conference for the support to african women, done in Auditorium del Lazzaretto
Ancona (ITALY) from 5 to 7 october 2012.

Andrea Giannetto speech and IDA sponsorship of the event.

Italia e Africa, partner nel business
30 november, Monticello Brianza. “Italia e Africa, partner nel business” Speakers: Ambassador Umberto Vattani, former General Secretary of Foregner Ministery and ICE President, Gloria Targetti Simest, Giuseppe Tripoli SME representative, Dario Speranza VP Political and Institutional Scenarios and Analysis (Government Affairs Department) of Eni.

IDB Industrial Development Board of the UNIDO
20 – 22 November 2012, the IDB Industrial Development Board of the UNIDO took place in Vienna VIC at his fortieth session were Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert Lackner (ADA member) attended the meeting as Adviser of the Austrian Delegation to UNIDO headed by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Christina Stix-Hackl.
Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert Lackner meet the UNIDO Director General Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella

IDA News 2013

Festa dei Popoli
Festa dei Popoli – Festival of Peoples. Milan – January the 6th, the Archbishop of Milan, Cardinal Angelo Scola, meet 12 young people from different countries and continents, Peru, Philippines, China, Togo, Romania and Ukraine. IDA attendance.

West African leaders meeting
18 January 2013 – Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma, that is also the ADA Honorary President, attend in Abidjan an Emergency ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Summit on the crisis in Mali.
Photo By Cocorioko Newspaper

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013
The Global Development Outlook – Davos (Switzerland) 24 January 2013. With the Millennium Development Goals expiring in 2015, what should be at the top of the next development agenda? IDA attendance. Speakers:Bill Gates III – Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA David Cameron – Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Ban Ki-moon – Secretary-General, United Nations, New York Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance of Nigeria Paul Polman – Chief Executive Officer, Unilever, United Kingdom Helene D. Gayle – President and Chief Executive Officer, CARE USA Jasmine Whitbread – Columnist, Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, USA H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Photo by

St. John International University and ADA agreement

Forum by European Commission and University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan, 4 February 2013

“20 years united market: opportunity to go out of the crisis”
Speakers: Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship Franco Anelli, Magnifico Rettore dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Guido Merzoni, Preside della Facoltà di Scienze politiche e sociali Alberto Quadrio Curzio, professore Emerito di Economia politica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. IDA attendance.

Housing in Mauritania
Nouakchott, 12 February 2013 – Andrea Giannetto during an Housing project presentation in Mauritania.

President Koroma’s inauguration
Freetown, 20 February – High-level Chinese delegation heads for Sierra Leone to attend President Koroma’s inauguration. As preparations are ongoing for the inauguration ceremony of President Dr.Ernest Bai Koroma following his reelection in November, 2012, a Chinese Government delegation of seven, headed by Mr. Jiang Weixin as Special Envoy of President Hu Jintao of the People’s Republic of China is expected to arrive in Sierra Leone on the 21st of February.Mr. Jiang Weixin is Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Construction, of the People’s Republic of China. Photo By Cocorioko Newspaper

African Opportunities presentation in CNA Siracusa
Siracusa, 21 February 2013 – IDA presentation in Siracusa CNA. Andrea Giannetto introduce some African opportunities to an SME meeting in Siracusa. The projects introduced are in construction and agriculture.

UNESCO meeting in Paris
Paris, 1 March 2013 – UNESCO meeting in Paris, Francois Xerri meet Alhaji Alpha Kanu the Sierra Leone Minister of Information and Communication; they have also discussed regarding a Telecommunication projet.

U.S. Leader Obama showers praises on President Koroma
Thursday March 28, during a meeting at the United States White House. Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma , along with three other African leaders, today met with U.S. President Barak Obama at the White House in Washington DC. President Koroma and the four African Heads of State–President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde–were invited to the White House by President Obama, to “discuss strengthening democratic institutions across sub-Saharan Africa, and building on Africa’s democratic progress to generate increased economic opportunities and expanded trade and investment”, according to a statement from the White House Press Secretary. PHOTO by DR.SYLVIA BLYDEN

IDA Mauritania coordinator nomination
Nouackchott, April the 8th, nomination of the IDA coordinator in Mauritania Mrs. Khadijetou mint cheikh Saadbouh.

Meeting with the GM of Housing Mauritania Ministery
Nouakchott, April the 29th. During an economic mission in Mauritania, IDA team meet the General Manager of the Housing Ministery Mr. Abdel Ghader O. Mohamed to discuss regarding several construction projects in the Country.

Partnership with “la francophonie”
2 May, Dakar – La Francophonie and ADA do a PARTNERSHIP for better develop the Franch area of Africa.

Sierra Leone Embassy in Senegal celebrates Independence Day
In commemoration of the 52nd Independence anniversary of Sierra Leone on April 27th 2013, H.E Ambassador Khadijatu Bassir hosted a dinner at the official residence. The event was graced by members of the Sierra Leone Nationals Union, Sierra Leone experts serving in various internal organizations in Senegal, Senegalese who have served in Sierra Leone as well as friends of Sierra Leone. ADA attendance. Photo By Cocorioko Newspaper

Concrete business opportunities in Africa
15 May, Vinovo (Italy) – The meeting of 15 May, to be followed by a second round on 19 June presents the development context and “sustainable” opportunity for Italian companies in Africa. The event has been organized by Nova Pangea (association for the internationalization), ADACI (buyer association), IDA and St. John International University (SJIU).

Africa, polyedric continent
19 June, Vinovo (Italy) – Experiences, proposals and projects for the internationalization of Italian firms in Africa will be illustrated and discussed on the occasion of this conference organized by SJIU in collaboration with the associations Nova Pangea and Adaci. On 15th May the conference addressed the theme of the African context and its peculiarities, culture and opportunities of development. This second meeting on Africa will involve either entrepreneurs who are already working in Africa and those who are planning to expand their activities in those countries, taking into account the concept of sustainability. Andrea Giannetto speech.

Free Zone in Nouadhibou
24 June, Officially inaugurated the Free Zone in Nouadhibou (Mauritania). Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and Ismaël Ould Bodda Ould Cheikh Sidiya Free Zone President have inaugurated the Free Zone in Nouadhibou; will be created within this zone, development zones allocated to the creation of activities of an industrial, commercial, sea ports and airports services and support infrastructures (such as housing, tourism, retail, leisure and offices). IDA attendance.

Obama visit Senegal
Dakar, June 26 President Barack Obama arrives in Africa for a three-nation tour. Obama visit Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. He will use the opportunity to strengthen ties and promote issues of mutual interests. In his speeches and meetings, Obama will spell out his priorities and emphasize what is important and central to American interest in the region.
ADA attendance in Dakar.

UNIDO Industrial Development Board
Vienna, 24-27 June 2013 – Forty-first session of UNIDO Industrial Development Board The Industrial Development Board of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization held its forty-first session in Vienna International Centre, chaired by the new President, H.E. Ambassador Mr. Antonio GARCIA-REVILLA of Peru, from 24-27 June 2013 where Director at the Federal Ministry of Economic, Family and Youth of the Republic of Austria Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert LACKNER, MBA MPA (ADA`s representative in Austria) attended the meeting as Adviser of the Austrian Delegation to UNIDO headed by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Christine STIX-HACKL. During that meeting H.E. LI Yong of China, was elected to the post of new Director General of the Industrial Development Board of the UNIDO. The outgoing Director General H.E. Dr. Kandeh K. YUMKELLA addressed in his opening statement to Member States the wish that at the outset of the General Conference in December 2013, which will be held in LIMA (Peru) will give Member States their own priorities for the Organization by agreeing an exciting proposal as a new LIMA DECLARATION. By ending his statement, H.E. Director General Dr. Kandeh K. YUMKELLA said: “Taken together with the integration of industry into the post-2015 development agenda and increased multi-stakeholder partnerships, this will serve to secure UNIDO`s future.” Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert LACKNER, MBA MPA met the outgoing Director General H.E. Dr. Kandeh K. YUMKELLA and members of the Secreatariat of UNIDO and H.E. Ambassador of China H.E. Jingye CHENG, at the Panel discussion at the Permanent Mission of Hungary on 18 June 2013.

Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert LACKNER, MBA MPA met the new UNIDO Director General H.E. LI Yong, at a special invitation for participants of the Board of UNIDO given by H.E. Ambassador Balázs CSUDAY of Hungary at the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations in Vienna, Bankgasse 4-6, 1010 Vienna, on 25 June 2013.

Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert LACKNER, MBA MPA had talks at the same meeting personal vision as professor for possible educational and university programs which he could suggest for MBA and BA maybe under the umbrella of A.D.A. for African Countries re-examined by ISGE in Paris with H.E. Jean-Claude BROU KASSI, Minister of Industry of the Republic of Côte d`Ivoire.

At that special reception of Board Members at the Hungarian Embassy, Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert LACKNER, MBA MPA, GCMSOBM/WEC, KLJ-J had also talks as Chevalier and Knight of Justice and Special Envoy and Special Adviser of the 50th Grand Master H.E. Jan Count Dobrzenský z Dobrzenicz ojensky spitalni wheel svateho Lazara Jeruzalemskeho Bohemia, Czech Republic with H.E. Ambassador of SMOM Max Turnauer, carrier of the Golden Flees about possible framework in the future.

Social Housing in Angola
Luanda, 16 July 2013 – Social Housing project in Angola. Andrea Giannetto meet the General of the Angola Army José Tsiba and the Administrator of Angodis LDA Pedro Goncalves, for a project regardind 50.000 social houses in Angola.

Meeting for Somalia
Milan, 11 September – Andrea Giannetto meet ALI HASHI DORRE, Candidate for President, Somalia 2012. The meeting was to discuss regarding the Somalia social and economic development. A concrete suggestion is to combine several personalities, who, while being members of separate groups, can make available their moral and intellectual abilities in the interest of Somalia, able to work autonomously.

President Koroma in Kuwait
Kuwait, 20 November – President Ernest Bai Koroma has stepped out of the nation once again in his never-ending search for golden opportunities to strategically position Sierra Leone for the socio-economic and political development encapsulated in his Agenda For Prosperity.
Photo By Cocorioko Newspaper

Nelson Mandela has died
Johannesburg, 5 December – South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.

Celebration of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem in Prague
Prague, December 2013 – Celebration of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem in Prague, with Director Mag. Dr. Dietmar Gert LACKNER and Grand Master Jan comes Dobrzensky z Dobrzenicz. On the pictures are also be seen the Nuntius in Prague, members of teutonic order and also a Grand Master of St. John of Jerusalem.

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African Water Association
Abidjan, 19 February – IDA President Andrea Giannetto with the Ivory Coast Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan during the African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress and Exhibition in Abidjan.

The fight against the crime of forgery
Brussels, January 22 – Mission of senior members of the Gulf countries (Gulf Cooperation Countries, GCC) for a series of meetings with politicians and European entrepreneurs, which will illustrate the possibilities with these economic exchange countries. UCEE President Paolo Saba and Sheikh Adel Al Jassar will submit a proposal in particular: the creation of a European Institute, headquartered in Brussels, to update the countries of the Middle East and the African Union on the fight against the crime of forgery.

Water finite resource
Vinovo, January 22- Water conference arranged by Novapangea and The St. John International University. In the water projects IDA support, is for Project Preparation, Water Governance and Water Knowledge, find the best products and technologies, supporting projects designed to increase water, energy and food security, enhance regional cooperation and promote socio-economic growth in Africa.

IDA Club Cote d’Ivoire
Abidjan, 17 February – Andrea Giannetto with the Honorable Kouassi Bodi Théodore during the establishment of the “IDA Club Cote d’Ivoire”. The Honorable Kouassi Bodi Théodore is the President of “IDA Club Cote d’Ivoire”.

African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress
Abidjan, 17 February – The African Water Association (AfWA) International Congress and Exhibition is a biennial scientific and technical forum to assess status, recent advances, and experiences in water, sanitation and environment sector in Africa. The 17th AfWA International Congress and Exhibition was hold in Abidjan from 17 to 20 February 2014 under the theme: “ MOBILIZING RESOURCES AND GOVERNANCE OF WATER AND SANITATION IN AFRICA”. IDA attendance.

African President of the year 2013
Freetown, 25 February – Sierra Leone’s President, His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is confirmed to receive the African President of the year 2013 Award and participate as Special Guest of Honour during the 6th International Summit on African Leadership slated to hold on February 27, 2014 at The St Regis, Washington D.C, U.S.A, in an event organized by the African Leadership magazine. By Cocoriko

Meeting in Ukraina
Gabriel Kotchofa Benin Ambassador in Moscow and ADA Representative in Russia, meet the President of Ukraine Victor Yanoukovich.

Gabriel Kotchofa Benin Ambassador in Moscow and ADA Representative in Russia, meet the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev.

Ban Ki-moon in Sierra Leone
Freetown, 5 March. His Excellency President Koroma receive the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon in Sierra Leone. “The completion of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office, UNIPSIL, marks the end of more than 15 years of successive peace and political operations that all played critical roles in supporting Sierra Leone’s remarkable transition from war to peace,”

Gabriel Kotchofa Benin Ambassador in Moscow and ADA Representative in Russia, meet the President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan.

Brussels, March 2014 –
Malungu Donaly ADA Representative with Mr. TSHIMBOMBO Senator and Former Minister of the DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO , during an official meeting in Brussels.

Invest in Turkey
Rome, 13 March – ISPAT calls on Italian companies to invest in Turkey In a seminar in Italy’s capital Rome organized in collaboration with the Italian Employers Federation (Confindustria), the Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT) has invited Italian companies to invest in Turkey’s growing economy. Focusing on infrastructure, renewable energy and healthcare sectors, the seminar brought together 50 Italian companies and ISPAT staff to confer on the investment opportunities in Turkey as well as the incentives provided for investors in the country. IDA attendance

Meeting with Vladimir Putin
Gabriel Kotchofa Benin Ambassador in Moscow and ADA Representative in Russia, meet the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin.

Angola Italy B2B event
Turin April 8 – The event was an opportunity to learn about the opportunities for cooperation that the country has to offer and explore the potential for developing their business in a market that is still relatively unexplored. The initiative was organized by: Ambasciata dell’Angola, l’Unione Industriale di Torino e Assafrica, la Città di Torino, Ministeri Affari Esteri e Sviluppo Economico, da Ceipiemonte, Regione Piemonte, Unioncamere Piemonte e delle Camere di Commercio del Piemonte.Andrea Giannetto meet the Angola Finance Minister Abrahão Gourgel to discuss regarding an housing project in Angola.

Angola Italy B2B event
During the Angola Italy B2B event, Andrea Giannetto meet the italian vice Minister Carlo Calenda to discuss regarding an housing project in Angola.

Power & Desalination Summit
‘3rd Edition Power & Desalination Summit’ in Doha, Qatar on 12 – 13 May 2014. The summit will serve as a unique platform for the convergence of key players and decision makers from around the world to discuss and debate the regional challenges in a competitive landscape. The main topics discussed are the desalination technologies affecting cost and demand and Future projects in the Power and Desalination sector in the GCC. Andrea Giannetto attendance.

Andrea Giannetto Honorary Doctorate Degree
Toronto, 14 May – The Noble University Board of Trustees is confirming that Mr. Andrea Giannetto is receiving the University’s highest honor. Mr. Giannetto is receiving the Honorary Doctorate Degree on International Relations. The Honorary Degree recipient reflect deep commitments to services and the University is proud to recognize their achievements and the dedication to their communities.

Piedmont and the challenge of internationalization
Vinovo, 21 May – The most significant phenomenon that we see today , is made from the concrete interests of small and medium enterprises to new markets , but the renewed confidence in travel abroad is already creating its first victims, especially among those who are less prepared , because you want to reach a foreign market by necessity and not by culture. Andrea Giannetto explained how to deal with ECOWAS Countries.

President Koroma in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah, 3 June – In a remarkable display of unity and true nationalism, Sierra Leone nationals in Saudi Arabia’s second largest city of Jeddah warmly welcomed His Excellency, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s new envoy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alhaji Mohamed Sillah Kargbo at the Chinese Great Wall Hall over the weekend.

Dakar Financing Summit
Dakar – 14/15 June “Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships for continental infrastructure transformation”. Convened by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal and Chairperson of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC), The Dakar Financing Summit (DFS) for Africa’s Infrastructure is a crucial effort to engage the private sector to support investment and implementation of major regional infrastructure projects. The Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) forms the basis for the DFS and it aims to make available modern infrastructure for an interconnected and more competitive continent. ADA attendance.

Meeting in German
Berlin June 2014 –
Malungu Donaly ADA Representative with the German honorable MP VOLKMAR KLEIN of CDU in June 2014, during a courtesy visit at the residence of Mr. Malungu.

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)
New York, 16 June – The Obama Administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a long-term effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders and strengthen partnerships between the United States and Africa. This wide-ranging effort has been led by the White House and the U.S. Department of State in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Peace Corps. The next phase of YALI will develop a prestigious network of leaders across critical sectors, cement stronger ties to the United States, and offer follow-on leadership opportunities in Africa, with the goal of strengthening democratic institutions and spurring economic growth. Sobel NGom is the Leader of ADA Program Contest Young Elite Francophone JEF, is one of the young african people coming from 15 african countries invited by YALI.

Kinetic Program in Chad
Paris, 19 June, Thierry VEAL the ADA General Delegate for Asia with the Chadian Minister of Energy and Petroleum : DJARASSEM THE BEMADJEL; He signed the agreement to develop the Kinetic Program in Chad for 25 Mw.

Renewable Energy Project in Sierra Leone
Jeddah, 1 July – Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance and Economic Development has said that that his country has won the first call for proposals for the prestigious International Renewable Energy Agency / Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (IRENA / ADFD) financing facility. Dr. Kaifala Marrah made the disclosure at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel in Saudi Arabia and said: “…Pursuant to actualizing the vision of H.E. President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma, we wish on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone to thank Mr. Siray Timbo, Special Envoy of H.E. The President and Ambassador to the UAE; the Ministry of Energy and Mr. Filip Matwin, General Manager of Advanced Science and Innovation Company (ASIC) LLC / OGI, for coordinating and putting together the winning bid”. By Cocorico

Expandere Torino
Torino 10 July – Expandere is an initiative which takes place Thursday at the Palavela in Turin, Piedmont promoted by “Compagnia delle Opere” to support enterprises in their path of change and growth. Andrea Giannetto – IDA President with Alessandra Campia – Nova Pangea President, have introduced the opportunities in Africa. 250 companies , sole proprietorships , cooperatives , professionals engaged in various sectors of the economy and services, by agribusiness food industry , from healthcare to construction, from culture to non-profit organizations that develop among them several hundred appointments.

Economic Mission in Senegal
Dakar, 15 July – IDA management, with Italian entrepreneurs meet the UNACOIS top managers to set up several Joint Venture between Senegalese and Italian companies in any field, mainly in handicraft, agriculture and commerce.

Handicraft Training Minister meeting in Senegal
Dakar, 16 July – IDA management, with Italian entrepreneurs meet the Senegalese Training Minister to discuss regarding a traininig program for Young and Gender ecomic and social development. The training and Know-How transfer is in any field, mainly in handicraft, agriculture and commerce.

Italian Prime Minister in Angola
Luanda, 21 July – The Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, noted Italy’s willingness to work with the Angolan state in the energy sector, involving oil companies ENI and Sonangol. Renzi also said that this year Italy’s deputy Economic Development Minister Carlo Callenda would visit Angola in the company of Italian business people to analyse opportunities to boost cooperation in a number of sectors.
ADA attendance.
Matteo Renzi in missione in Africa (Foto: Ansa-Ufficio Stampa Palazzo Chigi, Tiberio Barchielli – Filippo Attili)

Abuja – August 15, the ADA President Dr. Benoit Ngom and the President of the ECOWAS Commission Dr. KADRE Désiré OUEDRAOGO , have signed a collaboration agreement. With this agreement, ADA and ECOWAS have decided to implement a series of projects and programs aimed to improve economic and social conditions of the people of the Region and in particular the involvement of women and vulnerable groups . ADA and ECOWAS have agreed to a five-year action plan, that provides a program for the implementation of various projects , with a significant social and economic impact. The main fields of application are: Education and Training, Youth and Women, The Health Care, The Environment and Climate Change, The Economic Development, The Good Governance, Peace and Security.

Diplomatic mission in Nigeria
Abuja, 14 September – Benoit NGom ADA President, Andrea Giannetto IDA President and Dario Petrone Young ADA Representative, during a Diplomatic mission in Nigeria.

The 10th ECOWAS – Development Partners Annual Coordination Meeting
Abuja, 15 September – The 10th ECOWAS – Development Partners Annual Coordination Meeting. The economic communities of West African states ECOWAS, is developing a long term development plan to fight against extreme poverty, insecurity and at the same time consolidate democratic ideals among member nations. President of the ECOWAS commission Kadre Desire Quedraogo made the declaration at the opening of the 10th edition of the ECOWAS development partner’s annual coordination meeting holding in Abuja. The commission’s president used the opportunity to commend the support of all partners in attaining the ECOWAS vision 2020. This edition provided participants the opportunity to understand some of the commission challenges, to strengthen political dialogue on the ECOWAS vision and anticipate prospects for support on the commission’s priority areas of intervention. ADA is a strategic partner of ECOWAS.

ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender
Abuja, 17 September – Benoit NGom and Andrea Giannetto meets in Abuja the ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr. Fatimata Dia Sow. They have discussed about the situation of trade in the region, its evolution, changes and impact, as well as the trade policies of each country and the way the policies affect the behavior of men and women. Some social projects, have been introduced by IDA management to the Commissioner.

Leader of la Francophonie, Michaëlle Jean
Dakar, 30 november – Michaëlle Jean, who has named the first woman leader of la Francophonie, has a mandate as Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie, says its members must work closely together to ensure prosperity and stability. While the organization has concentrated largely on cultural issues over the years, Jean Michaëlle signaled that more emphasis will be put on economic matters. “One of the most ambitious and daring objectives that la Francophonie has ever set for itself is the idea of an economic Francophonie,” she told a news conference after being named by consensus at a summit of its members in Dakar, Senegal. “We need to work together, unite our efforts, especially as countries want growth, prosperity and development, knowing for example that a crisis in Mali is not (just) a Malian crisis.” She said a sharply focused economic strategy could provide “new relevance for la Francophonie”. “Countries, peoples and civilizations came together by doing business together, by exchanging economically together”. In the photo Michaëlle Jean, with François Hollande French President, Macky Sall Senegal President, Abdou Diouf former Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie . ADA attendance. Photo: Sean Kilpatrick La Presse canadienne

African and Spanish business men
Madrid, 15 December 2014, Malungu Donaly ADA Representative with Mr. SERGE GRAGECK of the Spanish Commerce Chamber in Madrid, during the meeting between African and Spanish business men in December 2014.

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