Daily Archives: August 21, 2017

Written question – VP/HR – Closure of NGOs in Kenya – P-005200/2017

On Monday 14 August, the Kenyan NGO Coordination Board decided to de-register the Kenyan Human Rights Commission (KHRC). The Board subsequently ordered the closure of the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) and called for …

IGAD Promotes Tourism in the Region

21-08-2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning launched the IGAD Tourism Statistics Workshop for Strengthening of Tourism Statistical Systems & Development of Tourism Satellite Accounts for IGAD and Member States in …

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Speech at UNLEASH Awards Ceremony

Aug 21, 2017

The meaningful involvement of youth in SDG implementation and monitoring at all levels is essential for successful implementation of the agenda. Photo: Aude Rossignol/UNDP

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“Young people powering innovations

Statement from the Press Secretary

President Donald J. Trump will address our Nation’s troops and the American people tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. (EDT) from Fort Myer in Arlington, VA, to provide an update on the path forward for America’s …

News in Brief 21 August 2017 (AM)

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Emergency services on their way to the scene of a deadly mud slide in Freetown. Photo: UNICEF 2017

WHO working to prevent spread of diseases in wake of Sierra Leone