A delegation from Benin made up of industrialists, businessmen and local elected representatives visited Turkey from November 13 to 19, 2023. The twinning of the town of Kalalé with the municipality of Darica is one of the achievements of this stay facilitated by the Beninese business firm Accès aux marchés africain et international (AMAI), and the Turkish company, GR Event World.
The Comité de Jumelage de Chatenoy le Royal (Twinning Committee of Chatenoy le Royal) continues to meet without any news from its twin town of Béniganim, in the province of Valencia in Spain, despite various contacts by mail, not only from the Committee but also from the Municipality of Chatenoy, in view of the Twinning Agreement signed between the two towns in July 1990. Another time, but also other Spanish elected officials who don't even bother to reply to letters, it seems.
On Tuesday November 28, 2023, IOM (International Organization for Migration) launched its five sub-projects of the major project on "Strengthening women's empowerment and resilience to promote peace in the Sahel and Northern regions", financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. In front of regional and provincial authorities, partners and potential beneficiaries of the project, IOM's top executives presented the major project and its ramifications. The authorities and beneficiaries expressed their satisfaction with the support offered by IOM.
They are also more attentive to rights between immigrant and non-immigrant groups, to the environment, and are more aware of the importance of democracy, even if they are critical of the political system.
The Orleans-Parakou association celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of the twinning between the two towns with enthusiasm and fervor. Parakou, in northern Benin, is the country's fourth-largest city, with a population of over 250,000.
On Wednesday, the Fès-Meknès Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIS) organized an information seminar on the remission of surcharges, penalty payments and collection costs owed by the Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale (CNSS) for the 2024 and previous financial years.
A team from the Cameroon Red Cross, led by its president, Cécile Akame Mfoumou, provided assistance to vulnerable people as part of the Echo PP project.
Saving money while preserving water resources - that's the appeal of rainwater harvesters, which are becoming increasingly popular. In the Aube region, the commune of Romilly-sur-Seine subsidizes the purchase of this environmentally-friendly tool by up to 50%.
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is organizing, in collaboration with the regional human rights commission (CNDH), a training workshop on the promotion of the right to identity and freedom of movement of populations in the Bounkani region.
In Saskatoon, City Council began deliberating on the 2024-2025 budget, which includes property tax increases for the next two years.
On November 30, Castro Marim will present the "Sal C - Valorization of salt flats for carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation" project, winner of the "Promove 2023 Award" from the "La Caixa" Foundation. The session will take place at the Revelim de St. António, in Castro Marim, at 10:30 am.
1 per 1700. This is the ratio of dentists per inhabitant in the province of Hainaut, the worst-off province in Belgium. In some regions, such as the Borinage, there is even a shortage of dentists. Village dentists are disappearing, to be replaced by much larger dental centers. How can this situation be explained? And what can be done about it? We met dentists from Hainaut who are concerned about the future of dental care in the province.
The Mairie de Razac-sur-l'Isle (Dordogne) is looking for volunteers to quickly harvest the commune's carrots. These vegetables, destined for the canteen and meals for the elderly, are in danger of rotting due to the heavy rains of recent weeks.
The Moroccan Support Fund for Decentralized Cooperation, set up to support African local authorities, was presented to the President of the Association des maires du Congo (AMC), Dieudonné Bantsimba, on November 27 in Brazzaville by the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Prefectures and Provinces.
UEMOA has pledged nearly 15,000 billion CFA francs to finance projects under the Energy Pole Development Strategy (SDPE) and 121 billion CFA francs for the Regional Digital Economy Program (PRDEN),
Like last year, the commune of La Chapelle-Erbrée, near Vitré (Ille-et-Vilaine), will be mobilizing with a number of challenges from Friday December 1 to Sunday December 3.
As part of a seminar-workshop organized in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on November 20, 2023 for regional data collectors, ADISI, in the presence of Paul Joël kamtcha, executive secretary of Adisi cameroun, and his collaborators, spent two days training the resource persons who will in turn implement the knowledge acquired during the workshop in the departments and districts.
At its plenary session on November 23, the Hauts-de-France regional council adopted the memorandum of understanding to integrate the 2023-2027 mobility component into the 2021-2027 State-Region Plan Contract (CPER) signed last January. The region will match the State's contribution of 693 million euros to accelerate the decarbonization of mobility.
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day also marks the launch of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. For the occasion, in collaboration with Internews, Actualité.cd organized a forum focusing on "the fight against gender-based violence at the heart of the electoral campaign".
Deforestation on the Acadian Peninsula and the future of the former Tracadie firing range will be debated by some of the region's municipal councils.
On November 18, 2023, Guillemette Sidonie JAFFRIN, accompanied by a delegation, was received in audience by the Minister of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries (MINEPIA) to discuss the matter.
Announced this Monday, the Communauté de communes de Noblat has become a territory with zero long-term unemployed. An innovative reintegration scheme designed to bring back into the workforce people who are very far from employment.
The federal and state governments have agreed on a cheaper German ticket for students. Around three million students should receive a semester ticket for 29.40 euros a month.
This week, the Ministry of Education and the Unité de Lutte Contre la Corruption (ULCC) launched the "Integrity Clubs" initiative at the Canadian-Haitian College, and presented the first two clubs of this kind to the media, one at the Lycée National de Pétion-Ville and the other at the Canadian-Haitian College, each with 8 members.
Addressing thousands of elected representatives at the Elysée Palace on Wednesday November 22, France's head of state promised "real and bold" decentralization. An opportunity for some mayors to demand more power to act.
Meet Africa 2, the European mobilization fund for entrepreneurship in Africa, came to the end of its cycle at the Meet Ecosystème Cameroun Back To Mboa on November 15 and 16, 2023.
Marrakech - A host of Moroccan and foreign academics, specialists and experts in the sciences of the universe are gathering in Marrakech for the 23rd edition of the Marrakech Astronomy Festival, to debate and share scientific knowledge in this field.
On November 13 and 14, César Garcia Garcia, mayor of the municipality of Ramales de la Victoria, located in the province of Cantabria in northeast Spain, accompanied by a deputy, was received at Malestroit town hall, along with members of the Malestroit-Ramales de la Victoria Twinning Association (AJMR), as part of the twinning pact that has linked the two towns since 1992.
This year, Vietnam has over 16 million elderly people. According to forecasts by the General Statistics Office, by 2036 Vietnam will officially enter a period of population aging, with over 21 million elderly people, or 19.48% of the total population.
Council this week rejected the city administration's recommendations to modify the brownfield redevelopment grant program.
On Saturday, the Bakel Adolescent Counseling Center (CCA) and the local network of father educators brought to a close an awareness-raising program on violence and other harmful practices against women, after two months of exchanges with the population.
If you'd like to discover or improve your knowledge of Castilian Spanish, all you have to do is take advantage of the Spanish courses offered by the Comité de Jumelage de Chatenoy le Royal, chaired by Philippe Martin (left in photo).
Reflecting on the contribution of young people in the reconquest of the national territory, this was the objective of a panel conference organized by the association La jeunesse solidaire (LJS), this Saturday, November 25, 2023 in Bobo-Dioulasso. Placed under the theme "What contribution can the integrity, civic-mindedness and patriotism of young people make to the reconquest of the territory?", this conference was led by eminent personalities.
On November 24, the Executive Secretariat of the Women's Consultative Council organized a talk-debate on the elimination of violence against women for students and high-school pupils in Brazzaville.
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