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E.g., 06/21/2022
E.g., 06/21/2022
43 African governments are facing expenditure cuts totalling $183 billion (equivalent to 5.4 percent of GDP) over the next five years, reveals new analysis from Oxfam and Development Finance International (DFI) today. If these cuts are implemented, their chances of achieving the UN’s Sustainable...
Today, African Union and European Union leaders discussed the global vaccine rollout and calls to support the current proposal at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), tabled by India and South Africa and backed by 100 countries, to temporarily suspend intellectual property rules for Covid-19...
The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) in collaboration, with OXFAM International, on 9 February 2022, convened a virtual meeting on strengthening Civil Society Participation in Africa-EU partnership and to address the challenges of Civil Society Organizations in...
Joint African-European Civil Society Statement to All Heads of State and Government and Dignitaries attending the 6th EU-AU Summit, February 2022 Today’s efforts by the AU and EU to create an equal and fair partnership are entrenched in past colonial and postcolonial cooperation. They are...
African governments should boost funding for agriculture, address peace and security challenges, and do more to genuinely tackle inequality. African Union leaders face one of their most important summits (Feb 5-6) in launching a “year of nutrition” amid worsening levels of hunger and malnutrition...
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