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9 June 2017
http://news.aniamey.com
Les images choquantes des naufrages en méditerrané ou des morts dans le désert du Sahara ne sont les seuls drames induits par le phénomène de la migration. A l'intérieur des frontières du continent, d'autres périls attendent aussi les jeunes africains candidats à l'immigration : Tracasseries et contrôles excessifs, extorsions de fonds, brimades et menaces diverses. En outre,...
8 June 2017
www.pmnewsnigeria.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established a High-Level Panel to help forge a political consensus to address the challenges of migration and save lives on the African continent.
8 June 2017
www.defenceweb.co.za
Amid growing concern for the safety of migrants, particularly in Africa, as they undertake extreme risks in hopes of a better future or to escape violence and persecution, a high-level body established by the United Nations development arm on the continent has launched a process to help forge political consensus to address challenges and save lives.
8 June 2017
www.dailytrust.com.ng
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established a High-Level Panel to help forge political consensus to address the challenges of migration and save lives on the African continent.
8 June 2017
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
There are 1.2 billion citizens of the 54 countries in Africa, but to travel to 55 per cent of the countries on the continent, Africans need visas.
8 June 2017
www.liberianobserver.com
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Liberia’s experience throughout the long-protracted conflict, when the state could not meet the basic needs of the Liberian people, provided the opportunity for Liberians in the Diaspora to send millions of the United States dollars as remittances to sustain their families. Therefore, she said, “we must integrate the Diaspora in our policies on migration.”
8 June 2017
http://muslimcommunityreport.com
When Nigeria’s Software Evangelist, Motivational Speaker and Author, Mubarak Tiamiyu, went on the Internet to make public his seemingly “white elephant” wish on the 25th of May, in celebration of Africa Day, many probably thought he was crazy. Perhaps, African Leaders are buying his craze with their recent resolution to revisit the unfriendly migration policy in Africa.
8 June 2017
www.lesahel.org
Les images choquantes des naufrages en méditerrané ou des morts dans le désert du Sahara ne sont les seuls drames induits par le phénomène de la migration. A l'intérieur des frontières du continent, d'autres périls attendent aussi les jeunes africains candidats à l'immigration : Tracasseries et contrôles excessifs, extorsions de fonds, brimades et menaces diverses. En outre,...
8 June 2017
www.chinafrica.cn
On the eve of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation held in Beijing in mid-May, where participants discussed improving global connectivity and green development, Addis Ababa hosted a relevant program. The International Hydropower Association, supported by the African Union Commission (AUC), the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the World Bank Group, organized the Sixth World...
7 June 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com
The African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) mourned the passing away of Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).
7 June 2017
news.xinhuanet.com
ADDIS ABABA, June 7 (Xinhua) -- The African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) mourned the passing away of Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).
7 June 2017
http://leadership.ng
The Economic Commission for Africa has joined the United Nations family in mourning the sudden death of United Nations Population Fund Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin, who passed away in his New York home Sunday evening.
7 June 2017
thenationonlineng.net
Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun yesterday said high level corruption was endemic in Nigeria because it was too easy for people to loot public funds.
7 June 2017
www.un.org
La Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l'Afrique (CEA) et l'Union africaine (UA) ont lancé mardi à Monrovia le Groupe de haut niveau sur les migrations (HLPM) en Afrique – un panel visant à placer les questions de migrations au sommet de l'agenda politique en engageant les principaux acteurs et partenaires.
7 June 2017
news.xinhuanet.com
ADDIS ABABA, June 7 (Xinhua) -- The African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) mourned the passing away of Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).
7 June 2017
www.ebc.et
"Just last week, some forty young men and women died of thirst in the Sahara Desert, while trying to reach Europe. More than a thousand have perished in the Mediterranean Sea since the beginning of this year."
7 June 2017
newbusinessethiopia.com
Chaired by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, a High Level Panel on Migration (HLPM) in Africa is launched on Tuesday in Monrovia.
7 June 2017
www.un.org
Amid growing concern for the safety of migrants, particularly in Africa, as they undertake extreme risks in hopes of a better future or to escape violence and persecution, a high-level body established by the United Nations development arm in the continent has launched a process to help forge political consensus to address challenges and save lives.
6 June 2017
www.portseurope.com
Tangier, Morocco (PortSEurope) June 5, 2017 – The United Nations (UN) has produced a report entitled, “Economic Report on Africa 2017 – Urbanisation and Industrialisation for Africa’s Transformation” which highlights the achievements of Morocco’s northern port of Tangier in creating a successful special economic zone (SEZ).
6 June 2017
www.liberianewsagency.org
A High-level Panel on International Migration in Africa will be launched on Tuesday, June 6, in Monrovia to push migration issues to the top of policy agenda by engaging major stakeholders and partners.
6 June 2017
http://gnnliberia.com
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday, June 06, 2017, launched the High-Level Panel Migration in the auditorium of the C. Cecil Dennis at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia, lauding stakeholders in the sector.
6 June 2017
www.emansion.gov.lr
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched the High Level Panel on International Migration in Monrovia and described migration as an important subject because it has become a major issue that poses problems for every country in the world.
6 June 2017
http://fr.allafrica.com
« La semaine dernière, une quarantaine de jeunes hommes et femmes sont morts de soif dans le Désert du Sahara, en essayant de rejoindre l'Europe. Plus d'un millier ont péri en Méditerranée depuis le début de cette année ». Tels sont les mots de la Présidente Ellen Johnson Sirleaf dans son allocution, lors du lancement d'un Groupe de haut niveau sur les migrations (HLPM) en Afrique...
6 June 2017
allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa joined the greater United Nations family Tuesday in mourning the sudden death of United Nations Population Fund Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin, who passed away in his New York home Sunday evening.
4 June 2017
www.businessdailyafrica.com
The United Nations Commission for Africa (Uneca) defines the Blue Economy as that which covers both aquatic and marine spaces, including oceans, seas, coasts, lakes, rivers, and underground water encompassing a range of productive sectors, including fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, transport, shipbuilding, energy, bioprospecting and underwater mining and related activities.

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