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UN Human Rights Arm welcomes France’s Court Ruling to suspend Seaside Ban on Burkini

The United Nations human rights wing today welcomed last Friday’s decision by France’s highest administrative court to suspend the ban on “inappropriate” beachwear The United Nations human rights wing today welcomed last Friday’s decision by France’s highest administrative court to suspend the ban on “inappropriate” beachwear, which was adopted by …

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HRH Visit To Botswana’s Independence Celebrations

HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne will represent the UK at Botswana’s 50th anniversary celebration HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne will represent the UK at Botswana’s 50th anniversary celebration Her Royal Highness is involved with over 300 charities, organisations and military regiments in the UK and overseas The British …

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Call for concepts: Building Resilience In Civil Society in Kenya

Concepts invited for initiatives to strengthen security agency and community relations to reduce local threats of violent extremism in Kenya The British Government funded Building Resilience In Civil Society (BRICS) programme is requesting Concepts from organisations or partnerships that have the current relationships, capacity, and legitimacy to help strengthen relationships …

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Internet Society Study Points to Reasons for Slow Internet Growth in Africa

Launches “Promoting Content in Africa” at African Peering and Interconnection Forum in Tanzania Internet access and availability are not enough to get people online, says a new Internet Society (InternetSociety.org) study released today at the African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) taking place 30 August – 1 September in Tanzania. …

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Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the International Day against Nuclear Tests

Ratification by China, Egypt, Iran, Israel and the United States is missing for the CTBT to enter into force Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (29 August) to mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests: During my visit to Hiroshima in April, I gained an impression …

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Statement by H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Global Launch of the Africa Human Development Report 2016, Hosted by the United Nations Development Programme

The report focuses on the acceleration of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa His Excellency Mr. Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, Her Excellency Dr. Dlamini-Zuma, Her Excellency Miss Clark, Administrator of UNDP, Distinguished Representatives, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very honored to attend this important event today, …

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Attends the Japan-Africa Business Conference

Prime Minister Abe explained that the Government of Japan will cooperate through public- and private-sector efforts to achieve further economic development in Africa 1. On Sunday, August 28, commencing at 11:56 a.m. (local time; 17:56 p.m., Sunday, August 28, Japan time) for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister, who …

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Women and Girls with Disabilities need Empowerment, not Pity, UN experts tell States

States too often fail to uphold their obligations with regard to women and girls with disabilities, treating them or allowing them to be treated as helpless objects of pity, subjected to hostility and exclusion, instead of empowering them to enjoy their fundamental human rights and freedoms, the Committee on the …

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First UK-Japan collaboration on gender and peacebuilding at TICAD VI

The UK Government hosted a ‘Peacebuilding through Promoting Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa’ event with Japan in Nairobi on 26 Aug 2016 The UK and Japanese Governments co-hosted an event in Nairobi, Kenya in the sidelines of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development …

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