After several difficult years due to Covid, the Rue twinning committee has been given a new lease of life.
On Wednesday in Sédhiou, the "voix et leadership des femmes (VLF- Sénégal)" project organized an awareness-raising event on women's political participation and the parity law in the run-up to the February 2024 presidential election.
Local governance reform is one year old in New Brunswick. On November 28, 2022, citizens elected their representatives in the new municipal entities that came into being on January 1 this year.
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.