The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has deployed a fleet of ten new ambulances fitted with critical medical equipment to support emergency health services for Rohingya refugees and local host community residents in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh.
António Manuel de Carvalho Ferreira Vitorino elected as new Director General of UN Migration Agency You are here
Mr. Vitorino, 61 (DOB 12 January 1957), succeeds the United States’ William Lacy Swing, who is leaving IOM after serving two five-year terms as Director General. Mr. Vitorino’s directorship begins on 1 October 2018.
On Friday, The United States announced nearly $16 million in humanitarian assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the crisis there. The funding from the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development includes… Read More ›
Sudanese Government, AU, and UN meet to ensure the effective implementation of UNAMID’s mandate in Darfur
The Government of Sudan, the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) met on Sunday in Khartoum for the 25th meeting of the Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on UNAMID to ensure the effective implementation of UNAMID’s mandate in Darfur. The… Read More ›
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will participate in a conference sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Peace called “Views from the U.S. Administration, Iraq and Syria Military Leaders and the Region.” The occasion which will be held… Read More ›
This is a guest blog post by Anthony Carroll. Anthony is founding director of Acorus Capital, a private equity fund investing in Africa, and a vice president of Manchester Trade Limited, an international business advisory firm. He has over forty… Read More ›
by Joshua P. Meltzer Editor’s Note: On January 29, Joshua Meltzer testified before the United States International Trade Commission on deepening the U.S.-Africa trade and investment relationship. INTRODUCTION The United States trade relationship with sub-Saharan Africa remains underdeveloped. In fact, U.S…. Read More ›