Monthly Archives: March 2017

Increased air links and partnership will be key to unlocking huge potential for West African air travel market

Addressing the Special Meeting of ECOWAS Member States this week in Accra, Republic of Ghana, during a complementary event to the Second ICAO Meeting on the Sustainable Development of Air Transport in Africa, ICAO …

Security Council Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attacks, Other Violations in Lake Chad Basin Region, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2349 (2017)

Egypt Calls for Full Participation in Negotiations as Russian Federation Says Text Wrongly Defines Situation as ‘Conflict’

The Security Council adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the Lake Chad Basin today, expressing …

Air transport crucial to Malawi’s national development strategy

At a bilateral meeting that took place on 25 March 2017, the President of Malawi, H.E. Professor Peter Mutharika, and the President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, concurred on the crucial …

Approval of Somalia’s new cabinet a ‘green light for action,’ says UN envoy

31 March 2017 &#150 Welcoming the Somali Federal Parliament’s approval of a new cabinet, the United Nations envoy for the country expressed hope that the new Government will be able to address the challenges confronting …

“Dramatic increase” in food insecurity: FAO report

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A family compound in Terekeka, South Sudan. Photo: FAO/Albert González Farran

There has been a “dramatic increase” in food insecurity around the world the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO