Gambia economy struggles to recover after COVID restrictions lifted

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Gambia economy struggles to recover after COVID restrictions lifted” – below is their description. Business activities may be normalising slowly in The Gambia after COVID-19 restrictions were lifted. But two of the country’s key economic sectors – diaspora remittances and tourism – continue to flounder. They make … Read more Gambia economy struggles to recover after COVID restrictions lifted

Gambia commission to recommend punishments for atrocities

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Gambia commission to recommend punishments for atrocities” – below is their description. After two and a half years of hearing shocking testimony from the victims of state-sanctioned killings, Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission has concluded its assignment. It plans to make strong recommendations to punish those … Read more Gambia commission to recommend punishments for atrocities

Rescue ship picks up over 200 migrants in Mediterranean • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Rescue ship picks up over 200 migrants in Mediterranean • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description. The #migrant rescue #ship #OceanViking has rescued 203 people, including 67 minors, in recent days, its owner SOS Mediterranee said Sunday. The migrants came from Egypt, Gambia, Libya, South … Read more Rescue ship picks up over 200 migrants in Mediterranean • FRANCE 24 English

Chinese President Xi Jinping receives credentials of 29 ambassadors

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Chinese President Xi Jinping receives credentials of 29 ambassadors” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-14/Chinese-President-Xi-Jinping-receives-credentials-of-29-ambassadors-ZsvaumpwJ2/index.html Chinese President Xi Jinping received the credentials of 29 new ambassadors to China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday. The ambassadors were from Afghanistan, Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, … Read more Chinese President Xi Jinping receives credentials of 29 ambassadors

IMF Partnerships during the Pandemic: Developing Capacity for a Sustainable Recovery

IMF published this video item, entitled “IMF Partnerships during the Pandemic: Developing Capacity for a Sustainable Recovery” – below is their description. The IMF and its partners have combined their efforts to meet the urgent need for capacity development during the pandemic crisis, assisting IMF member countries in “building forward better.” Watch IMF Managing Director … Read more IMF Partnerships during the Pandemic: Developing Capacity for a Sustainable Recovery

The Gambia v. Myanmar: ICJ Delivers Order on Request for Provisional Measures (Archives 23 Jan 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “The Gambia v. Myanmar: ICJ Delivers Order on Request for Provisional Measures (Archives 23 Jan 2020)” – below is their description. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivers its Order on the request for provisional measures made by The Gambia in the case concerning Application of the Convention … Read more The Gambia v. Myanmar: ICJ Delivers Order on Request for Provisional Measures (Archives 23 Jan 2020)

At least 80 migrants killed in boat explosion

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “At least 80 migrants killed in boat explosion” – below is their description. At least 80 migrants have been killed and dozens injured when the engine of a boat exploded in the North Atlantic Sea. It happened near Cape Verde, off the western coast of Africa. About … Read more At least 80 migrants killed in boat explosion

Live: China dispatches medical team to Gambia to join COVID-19 battle

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: China dispatches medical team to Gambia to join COVID-19 battle” – below is their description. At the request of Gambia’s government, China dispatches an anti-coronavirus squad to the West African country to assist its fight against #COVID19 on November 8. The anti-epidemic medical mission is scheduled to last … Read more Live: China dispatches medical team to Gambia to join COVID-19 battle

🇬🇲 Gambia – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

United Nations published this video item, entitled “🇬🇲 Gambia – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session” – below is their description. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of the Gambia, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020). ———– Watch Other … Read more 🇬🇲 Gambia – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

#UNGA75 General Debate Live – 24 September 2020

United Nations published this video item, entitled “#UNGA75 General Debate Live – 24 September 2020” – below is their description. Join us LIVE for the historic 75th United Nations General Assembly debate! From 22 – 26 and 29 September 2020, more than 100 world leaders, thousands of diplomats and advocates come together to tackle unprecedented … Read more #UNGA75 General Debate Live – 24 September 2020

Mali Coup: UN Condemns Mutiny Amid Growing International Criticism

West African leaders will meet Thursday to discuss the military coup that toppled Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, as international condemnation of the military takeover grows. The Economic Community of West African States is trying to help resolve the crisis following earlier attempts to mediate between Keita’s government and a popular protest movement demanding his … Read more Mali Coup: UN Condemns Mutiny Amid Growing International Criticism

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns After Military Mutiny

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned after being detained by a military junta that pledged to shepherd a democratic transition. The coup capped weeks of protests demanding that he step down. Keita, 75, has faced opposition criticism for alleged corruption and nepotism within his administration, and the mishandling of an escalating Islamist insurgency in the … Read more Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns After Military Mutiny

Sustainable Development & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 July 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Sustainable Development – Rise For All – Colombia – Mandela Lecture – Armenia/Azerbaijan – Mali – Central African Republic – Darfur – Syria – COVID-19/Trinidad And Tobago – COVID-19/Response And Recovery Programme SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT This morning, the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, spoke at the Ministerial … Read more Sustainable Development & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 July 2020)

Donation of protective masks & other topics – Daily Briefing (30 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – COVID-19/New York City – UNCTAD – UNDP – ILO – COVID-19 impact on children affected by conflict – Abyei – The Gambia – Guatemala – Middle East – Syria – Yemen – Colombia – Staff Security – Pension Fund – … Read more Donation of protective masks & other topics – Daily Briefing (30 March 2020)

HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

On February 25, 2020, the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School hosted an expert panel to discuss the International Court of Justice case on genocide in Myanmar. In November 2019, The Gambia filed a case with the ICJ alleging that Myanmar military had violated the Genocide Convention for years in its treatment of the … Read more HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar