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Sacyr wins LatinFinance Award for Montes de María roadway financing in Colombia

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Sacyr wins LatinFinance Award for Montes de María roadway financing in Colombia Sacyr Concesiones has won the LatinFinance award in the category to best financing in local currency for the social bond issue to refinance Montes de María roadway P3 for 209 million dollars (760 billion Colombian pesos). For the award ceremony, this prestigious publication […]

TWM Traffic Control Systems and Aberdeen City Council focus on pedestrian safety

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TWM Traffic Control Systems and Aberdeen City Council focus on pedestrian safety Crossing the road in Scotland is set to become even safer thanks to a deal struck by TWM Traffic Control Systems and Aberdeen City Council. TWM is a division of Pilot Group, a Manchester-based sustainable technology solutions firm, and has been chosen to […]

Executive Secretary of COMESA Clearing House – P5

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The Preferential Trade Area (PTA), COMESA’s predecessor, set up a Clearing House in 1984 to facilitate trade by the use of national local currencies in the settlement of payments for trade conducted among the member States, thereby economising on the use of scarce foreign exchange resources in such trade. With the liberalisation of the foreign […]

Steps to shield the youth from the pandemic sting

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COMESA countries have come together to deliberate on ways to cushion the youth in the region from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 in the region. Subsequently, a two-day experience-sharing meeting and mitigation was conducted on 28 -29 September 2021. In attendance were young people, youth experts from governments led by Permanent Secretaries, and representatives […]

Metso Outotec launches online tool for metal recycling machines

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Metso Outotec launches online tool for metal recycling machines The new Index operating and production data collection system from Metso Outotec’s Metal Recycling business transfers relevant data from the recycling machine directly to the customer’s equipment. Metso Outotec Metal Recycling has taken the next step in terms of digitization and, with Index, introduced an intelligent […]

ECOWAS Holds In-Country Engagement Workshop on the Domestication and Imple-mentation of the African Union (AU) Kampala Convention for the Protection and As-sistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Africa.

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Faced with multiple and negative effects of incessant and perennial conflicts and disasters in the West African region, particularly in the Sahel, and the huge attendant displacement of po-pulations reaching over 3 million persons, the ECOWAS Commission is organizing in-country workshops in Member States to sensitize and encourage them on the necessity to domesticate and […]

4th Edition of the Annual Forum of National Volunteer Agencies of the ECOWAS region on the challenges of Member States during the Covid-19 crisis

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The Youth and Sports Development Centre, which hosts the ECOWAS Volunteer Programme, is organising the fourth edition of the annual forum of the National Volunteer Agencies of the ECOWAS region from 4 to 6 October 2021 in Saly-Mbour, Senegal. The theme for this year’s edition is: “Sub-regional volunteering in the light of Covid-19 in the […]

ECOWAS Holds In-Country Engagement Workshop on the Domestication and Implementation of the African Union (AU) Kampala Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Africa.

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Ouagadougou, September 29, 2021. Faced with multiple and negative effects of incessant and perennial conflicts and disasters in the West African region, particularly in the Sahel, and the huge attendant displacement of populations reaching over 3 million persons, the ECOWAS Commission is organizing in-country workshops in Member States to sensitize and encourage them on the […]