Category: Politics

Young peacebuilders to meet in Helsinki on 5–6 March

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland and the United Nations together with civil society representatives will hold the First International Symposium on Youth Participation in Peace Processes on 5–6 March. Approximately a hundred specialists, mediators, researchers and opinion-makers will gather in Helsinki to share their experiences of mediation, to […]

France and Mali are on the road to addressing all the challenges” of democracy and prosperity

During an official visit to Mali from 22 to 24 February 2019, the Prime Minister particularly commended French forces involved in Operation Barkhane and met Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, the Malian Head of Government. During the joint press conference with Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, Edouard Philippe reiterated that France, standing in solidarity with […]

President of South Africa Ramaphosa opens over US$1 billion investment zinc mine

President Cyril Ramaphosa will, on Thursday, 28 February 2019, officially open Vedanta Zinc International’s Gamsberg Mine near Aggeneys in the Northern Cape. Aggeneys is a mining centre located between Springbok and Pofadder in South Africa’s largest and most sparsely populated province. Vedanta Resources Limited is a globally diversified natural resources […]

Russian Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan, Andrei Krutko, awarded the medal “Dak”

The President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Sooronbay Jeenbekov, signed a decree according to which the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Kyrgyz Republic, Andrei Andreyevich Krutko, was awarded the Dak Medal for a significant contribution to strengthening cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation. […]

Meeting of President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, with President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, in the margins of the EU – League of Arab States Summi

President of Romania, Mr. Klaus Iohannis, on Saturday, 23 February 2018, had a meeting with President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, in the margins of the EU-League of Arab States Summit, taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh, the Arab Republic of Egypt. During their meeting, the […]

Polish, Lithuanian Presidents lay wreaths at Union of Lublin monument and sign documents on military cooperation

Polish President Andrzej Duda and Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who began a two-day visit to Poland on Thursday, laid wreaths at the monument of the Union of Lublin, in Lublin, eastern Poland, on Friday. In this way, they commemorated the 450th anniversary of the Polish-Lithuanian Union that gave birth to the […]