Government

Egypt: Zakhari – Conference Probes Bilateral Cooperation

State Minister for Scientific Research Nadia Zakhari said the India-Africa Science and Technology Conference seeks boosting cooperation between India and African countries. Zakhari told MENA Friday on the sidelines of the conference, currently in session in New Delhi, that participants discussed how to foster cooperation in the various domains such as agriculture, fertilizers and solar energy. The African countries can …

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Victorians Connect For Business In The Middle East & North Africa

The Victorian Connection, a Victorian Government initiative to develop investment and trade opportunities in global markets, was launched today in Dubai by the Minister for Innovation, Services and Small Business, Louise Asher.

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Egypt sets a new course for its scientific efforts

[CAIRO] A year after the revolution, Egypt is drawing up a new strategy for promoting scientific research, aiming to harness the knowledge of its scientific diaspora, ease the commercialisation of research results, and protect technology imported from abroad.

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Egypt and UNECA ink IT deal

Egypt and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) have signed an agreement to boost and maintain cooperation on information and technology projects in Egypt and across the region.

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Libya: 10 Percent of Seats Reserved for Women

Ten percent of the seats in a proposed Libyan constituent assembly will be reserved for women, a draft electoral law published on Monday said, triggering harsh reaction from a human rights watchdog.

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New ASTF Board supports development in Arab spring countries

The New Board Council of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) supports Public and official awareness regarding the scientific research and technological innovation for the sustainable development in the Arab spring countries Dr Abdalla Alnajjar and ASTF Board Members Dr Abdalla Alnajjar, President of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF) declared that ASTF’s Board Council adopted, at its …

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Head of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa visits Niger

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), will arrive Monday, the 19th of December 2011, at Niamey, capital of the Republic of Niger.

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Italy-Tunisia: 73 million in credit for Tunisian SMEs

Ambassador of Italy to Tunisia Pietro Benassi and Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui signed a protocol agreement today in Tunis for a 73 million-euro credit line for SMEs in Tunisia, to which the Italian government agreed to make a large donation.

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Istanbul to host the Africa/Turkey Ministerial Review Conference

On 16 December 2011, the Africa/Turkey Ministerial Review Conference will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, in line with the Follow-up Mechanism of the Istanbul Declaration on “Africa – Turkey Partnership”.

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Socio-Economic Reintegration of Marginalized Moroccan Youth

An Internatinal Organisation of Migration (IOM) programme seeking to tackle the pressing socio-economic reintegration needs of underprivileged and at-risk young people in the northern Moroccan cities of Tangier and Tétouan has assisted more than 9,000 vulnerable individuals over the past year.

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