France/Environment: Corsica, first region without leaflets

From this Thursday, February 2, Corsica becomes the first region where the distribution of leaflets will be prohibited, except in mailboxes bearing the Oui Pub sticker. The device will be tested for three years.

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Tunisia/Executives and agents of the City of Science at the school of the National Center for Continuing Education

A framework agreement was signed Wednesday, February 1, 2023, between the City of Science in Tunis (CST) and the National Center for Continuing Education and Professional Promotion (CNFCPP) for the training of 279 agents and seconded to the CST in several specialties, and this, in accordance with the needs of improving professional efficiency and development of institutional services.

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Canada/Nature Conservancy Canada secures 250 hectares of land for protection in Alberta

The Nature Conservancy of Canada has purchased a property with fescue grasslands, forests and wetlands near Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta. The private organization says the land is a corridor for wildlife such as grizzly bears and elk.

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Benin/Pèrèrè. The Communal Council of Pèrèrè is holding its first ordinary session for the year 2023 this Tuesday, January 31.

It is the deliberation room of the City Hall that serves as a framework for this conclave of elected officials of which 15 are physically present and 4 have given proxies. Several items are on the agenda including among others:

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France/Organic plan 2023-2027: a renewed ambition in Hauts-de-France

The 2017-2021 organic plan has borne fruit: the Hauts-de-France has achieved a double-digit conversion of land cultivated in organic farming, a figure higher than the national average. Building on its achievements, the Region is relaunching an ambitious plan for the period 2023-2027, which will mark new advances in connection with the Rev3 dynamic.

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Burkina Faso/Water and Sanitation: The regional thematic group reports on the implementation of the five programs in the Centre-West

The Regional Directorate of Water and Sanitation of the Centre-West held its first ordinary session of the Regional Thematic Group Water and Sanitation (RWG-WS) 2023 of the Centre-West. Chaired by the Secretary General of the Centre-West region, this meeting held on January 30, 2023, aims to review the implementation of five programs in the region.

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Morocco/Casablanca: 260 magistrates, lawyers and police officers benefit from the program "Strengthening Morocco's capacity to fight human trafficking

Some 260 prosecutors, lawyers, members of national security, and representatives of civil society in Casablanca, Beni Mellal, and Tangier have benefited from the "Strengthening Morocco's Capacity to Combat Trafficking in Persons" program.

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France/Castelnau-le-Lez: come and participate in the first citizen forum!

Do you want to be informed about Castelnauvian public decisions and even give your opinion? Meet us at the Palais des Sports this Saturday, February 4, starting at 9:30 am.

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France/Champagne. The city medal to a volunteer

During the ceremony of the new year in Champagné, Patrick Desmazières, the mayor, saluted the work of the associations of the commune. In particular, he gave the city medal to Jean Pineau, who has been the head of Générations mouvement for eleven years.

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Côte d'Ivoire/Environment: Official launch of the project "Abidjan, green city of Africa, city without pollution

The effective start of the pilot project "Abidjan, green city of Africa, city without pollution" took place on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the traffic circle of Siporex in the town of Yopougon, west of Abidjan.

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Belgium/School dropout: a mobile school to give back the taste for learning

Breaking the codes of traditional education and giving young people a taste for learning is the challenge of the Lycée Voyageur launched in September 2022 in Wallonia.

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Morocco/Hungary: signing of a memorandum of understanding to support student mobility

The Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, Abdellatif Miraoui and the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjarto, signed on Monday in Budapest, a memorandum of understanding mainly on measures to support student mobility.

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France/Ploufragan. De Ouip En Ouap always transmits the oral heritage

On Sunday, the association De Ouip En Ouap held its general assembly at Telenn (federation of Breton cultural associations of the Pays de Saint-Brieuc), in Saint-Brieuc. About fifteen people were present.

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Vietnam/They want to give a good education to the children of Lai Châu

Despite many difficulties imposed on them on a daily basis, two teachers Ngô Thi Hà and Dinh Thi Thai decided to work in Pa U, the most deprived commune of Muong Tè district, northern province of Lai Châu, with a sacred mission: to bring better education to local children.

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Cameroon: AFD provides 36.4 billion euros to boost agricultural production in the North

The signing of the relevant acts took place on January 30, 2023 in Garoua. The main beneficiary of these is Sodecoton with an envelope of 26.4 billion, it will use this money to boost its activities.

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France/Near Nantes, a workshop to act on its energy bill

In partnership with the Alisée association, the municipality of Saint-Aignan-de-Grand-Lieu (Loire-Atlantique) is organizing a workshop for residents who want to understand their energy bills.

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France/Investment support: the European program InvestEU launched in France

Mobilizing more than 370 billion euros of investment in the European Union by 2027. This is the objective of the InvestEU program, whose French version was presented on January 27 at a launch event at the Ministry of the Economy.

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Chad: The African Beauty Association launches a project for the empowerment of women

N'Djamena - The African Beauty Association has officially launched its project to set up a craft production unit for the empowerment of women. This non-profit structure was created following a report of lack of presence of craft structures instituted for the empowerment of women.

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Canada/Solutions to avoid throwing away coffee cups

Vancouver Mayor Ken Sim wants to eliminate the 25-cent fee per single-use cup. According to the City, approximately 82 million single-use cups were thrown in the trash in Vancouver in 2018.

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Senegal/Local taxes - Dematerialization of collection procedures: constraints to be removed for Ytax

The experimentation of the dematerialization of local tax collection procedures called "Yelen Taxe" (Ytax) in the four test communes of Koumpentoum (Tamba), Kédougou, Bagadadji (Kolda) and Tanaff (Sédhiou), has produced results that are considered satisfactory. However, many constraints were noted in its implementation.

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