Message from the Executive Director of CAFOR, Lawalley Cole for June and July 2019

Due to my hectic schedule in the past two months, when the CAFOR team was heavily engaged in meetings with partners and the diplomatic community in Addis Ababa and elsewhere around the globe, I was not able to send my message for the month of June. I am therefore combining one letter to cover the… Continue reading

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Call for participation:innovating education in Africa Expo 2019

20-22 August 2019, Gaborone-Botswana Theme: Harnessing the Capacity of ICT to ensure Inclusion, Quality and Impact in Education and Training in Africa Background and Context Education and training remain the bedrock for human empowerment, inclusive prosperity and progressive development. However, this education has to be accessed by all, under all circumstances, including refugees and displaced… Continue reading

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Message from the Executive Director of CAFOR, Lawalley Cole for May 2019

This month, we celebrated the 56th anniversary of the birth of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the precursor of the African Union (AU). 25th May every year has now come to be known as Africa Day and is celebrated in most countries in Africa as well as around the world. It was Dr Kwame… Continue reading

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MESSAGE OF H. E. MOUSSA FAKI MAHAMAT CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION ON THE OCCASION OF THE AFRICA DAY CELEBRATION UNDER THE THEME: “YEAR OF REFUGEES, RETURNEES AND IDPs: TOWARDS DURABLE SOLUTIONS TO FORCED DISPLACEMENT IN AFRICA”

MAY 25, 2019 ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA   Fellow Africans, Dear brothers and sisters of the Continent and the Diaspora,   On this auspicious occasion as we celebrate the 56th anniversary of the birth of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), precursor of the African Union, I am pleased to convey to each and everyone of… Continue reading

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[World Press Freedom Day] The Role of the Media Is to Inform, Educate and be the Democracy, Good Governance and Human Rights Watch Dog,” AUC Deputy Chairperson says at the World Press Freedom Day Celebrations

Addis Ababa, May 2, 2019: As the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2019, the African Union in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the Government of Ethiopia, are hosting the global celebrations at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The celebration takes into consideration the… Continue reading

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