The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on May 23, 2018, completed the Eighth and Ninth Reviews of Mali’s performance under the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement. Completion of the reviews enables the disbursement… Read More ›
Month: May 2018
World Health Assembly delegates on Wednesday agreed on an ambitious new strategic plan for the next five years. The Organization’s 13th General Programme of Work (GPW) is designed to help the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – with a… Read More ›
A first-in-human trial evaluating an experimental treatment for Ebola virus disease has begun at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
By Shifu Fadda The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Joseph Ndanema, has organized a three-day consultative conference that puts together a comprehensive roadmap plan that will be handed over to the Minister today for onward presentation to the Chief… Read More ›
According to Bloomberg report, the world’s top diamond miner is set to start a pilot program in Sierra Leone that will help trace the route from mine to consumer for what it calls ethically-sourced artisanal gems.
UN Special Representative Ghassan Salamé updated ambassadors on the National Conference which was launched in April, as a way of giving all Libyans a say in responding to the country’s on-going crisis. So far it has been convened in 27 different locations.
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, as part of the RESPECT Initiative, joined the Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking (GBCAT), and the United Nations Global Compact through its Action Platform on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains organizations in launching this platform.