Tag: international

Africa: A Call to Action – Statement from the International Rescue Committee on the Generation Equality Forum Paris

July 6, 2021
New York — After three days of meetings of the Generation Equality Forum (GEF) from Paris, the international community has agreed on a Global Acceleration Plan to achieve gender equality. The GEF Paris, hosted by the Government of France from 30 June – 2 July, brought together heads of state, civil society, and activists to

Africa: Is the International Criminal Court Going After the Wrong People?

June 29, 2021
Many of the ICC’s greatest triumphs have been in prosecuting war criminals in the eastern Congo. Yet relentless violence there continues. The eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a region fabled for its verdant rainforests and rare wildlife. Unfortunately, it is equally notorious for being the theatre of some of the country’s fiercest violence,

CHAD : Secret talks to place Déby's son "Kaka" under intense international pressure

April 24, 2021
Before it even began, Idriss Déby’s state funeral on 23 April had all the trappings of a Chad-Africa summit. Since Source link

Africa: International Day of Epidemic Preparedness

December 28, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of investing in systems to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease outbreaks. The first ever International Day of Epidemic Preparedness, being held on 27 December 2020, was called for by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate the importance of the prevention of, preparedness for and partnership

South Africa: Unregulated International Trade in Reptiles Threatens South Africa’s Vulnerable Species

December 11, 2020
The majority of South Africa’s snakes that are exported are wild-sourced and, along with most indigenous lizards, are not CITES-listed, meaning they can be moved out of the country without having to declare the source as either wild or captive-bred. This article was supplied by the Conservation Action Trust. A new report, Plundered – South