IOM’s Deputy Director General Laura Thompson held several bilateral meetings with senior officials of the Government of Egypt during her visit to Cairo (24-27 July) where she opened the Extraordinary Meeting for the Arab Regional Consultative Process on Migration (ARCP)…. Read More ›
Month: August 2017
New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025
“Breastfeeding is one of the most effective—and cost effective—investments nations can make in the health of their youngest members and the future health of their economies and societies,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake.
War crimes fugitive surrenders to UN peacekeepers in DR Congo; UN advocate urges justice for victims
The United Nations advocate for ending sexual violence in conflict has welcomed the surrender of fugitive rebel leader Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), known as MONUSCO. Mr. Sheka, who… Read More ›
A total of 1.4 million people, including 850,000 children, have been displaced, with at least 60,000 uprooted in the month of June alone
Today, cooperation between Sierra Leone and China has attained a Comprehensive Strategic Status. The 2016 state visit to the People’s Republic of China by President Ernest Bai Koroma was itself significantly important as it led to the signing of a number of cooperation agreements.