ADDIS ABABA, 12 February 2019: The African Union (AU), at a top level summit meeting in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa this week, formally launched 2019 as the “Year of Refugees, Returnees and IDPs: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa.” The launch of the 2019 theme at the 32nd AU Summit comes… Read More »
Call for Scholarship Applications For Refugees and Displaced Persons in Africa Only For Masters Programmes in Natural Sciences, Agriculture, Health, Education, Engineering, and Social Sciences CLOSING DATE: 30th April 2019 . See more information: Scholarship Application Form Scholarship Details
Midrand, South Africa 14.05.2019: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening cooperation with the Pan-African Parliament (PAP), which was established to ensure the full participation of the African peoples in the African Union (AU).
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then continues to cause her pain today, 19 years later. It has made giving birth to each of her five children an excruciating and… Read More »
Let me begin with my deepest thanks to all the SDG Advocates here today, especially to the co-chairs: President Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Prime Minister Solberg of Norway. Thank you for stepping up. Thank you for raising your inspiring voices for a sustainable future. Nelson Mandela talked about the long walk. We are on a… Read More »
Motsepe Foundation Breakfast, Sustainable Development Goal 5 Breakfast Panel Discussion Theme: “Achieve equality by ending all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere” In the words of the late Kofi Annan, “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development… Read More »