Regional Bureau for East and Horn of Africa, and the Great Lakes Region – Somalia situation, Population of concern to UNHCR (as of 30 September 2022)

As of September 2022, Somalia was host to 33,847 registered refugees and asylum seekers, mainly from Ethiopia and Yemen.   Over 93,000 Somali refugees have voluntarily returned to Somalia since December 2014 with UNHCR assistance from different countries of asylum including Kenya, Yemen, Djibouti, Libya, Tunisia and Eritrea.   Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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Agreement between Tunisia and IMF will come into force as soon as it is approved by Executive Board (Jihad Azour)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board’s approval of the agreement reached with Tunisia shall be done in December 2022, given the Board’s busy schedule, said Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the IMF Jihad Azour.   In an interview given to TAP on the occasion of the publication on October 31 of the IMF report […]

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Italy Sea Arrivals Dashboard (September 2022)

In the first nine months of the year, 71,790 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, compared to 46,329 in the same period last year (+55%). In September 2022, 13,539 persons were registered at landing points in southern Italy, down from the numbers recorded in August and back to July levels. The vast majority of persons arriving in September […]

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MENA region: economic activity has been resilient so far but inflation surprised on upside (IMF)

The worsening global conditions weigh on the outlook for MENA. Economic activity has been resilient so far, but inflation surprised on the upside, and the region is facing exceptional uncertainties and downside risks, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Director for the Middle East and Central Asia Jihad Azour said Monday in press remarks.   This was during a press briefing held […]

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Tunisia-IMF: main objectives of economic reform programme

Here are the main objectives of the economic reform progamme presented by Tunisia and outlined on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) website:   1/ Improve tax equity by taking steps to bring the informal sector into the tax net and broadening the tax base to ensure equitable contributions from all professions.   2/ Contain expenditures and create fiscal space for […]

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Industry: procuring raw materials, major constraint for companies (INS)

The procuring raw materials remains one of the main obstacles faced by manufacturing companies, reveals a survey on the situation and prospects of these companies in the third quarter 2022 published by the National Institute of Statistics Monday.   Besides supply, these companies mention other difficulties related to the marketing of their products and the lack of demand, said the […]

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Two appeals against extension of deadline for candidate filing for legislative elections (Statement)

Two appeals had been lodged against the decision to extend the deadline for candidate filing for the upcoming December 17 legislative elections, spokesman for the Administrative Court Imed Ghabri said on Monday.   These appeals had been lodged last week by two “natural persons,” he added in a statement to TAP.   He specified that the Administrative Court has a […]

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Coast guard units foil 6 irregular migration attempts

National coast guard units foiled six irregular migration attempts and rescued 179 irregular migrants from shipwreck on Sunday night, said spokesperson for the National Guard Houssemeddine Jebabli.   Coast guard units in Mahdia, Sfax and Kerkennah thwarted 5 irregular migration operations and rescued 142 migrants, including 137 sub-Saharan Africans, he added.   Coast guard units in Zarzis also foiled an […]

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Multi-stakeholders from 6 Continents Co-initiate the Global Youth Climate Week

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Over 100 institutions, organizations and networks from 6 continents jointly launch the Global Youth Climate Week today. Scheduled one week ahead of each UN Climate Change Conference, the Global Youth Climate Week (the Week) aims to contribute a mechanism for global climate governance by convening the climate actions of youth […]

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Multi-stakeholders from 6 Continents Co-initiate the Global Youth Climate Week

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Over 100 institutions, organizations and networks from 6 continents jointly launch the Global Youth Climate Week today. Scheduled one week ahead of each UN Climate Change Conference, the Global Youth Climate Week (the Week) aims to contribute a mechanism for global climate governance by convening the climate actions of youth […]

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‫”إستونيا للتجارة” توسع آفاق استثمار الذكاء الاصطناعي وتعلّم الآلة في الإمارات

12 شركة إستونية توفر فرصاً واعدة للتعاون تسليط الضوء على أحدث التقنيات والمنتجات الإستونية المبتكرة ترشيح عدد من الشركات لجوائز “غو غلوبال 2022” دبي الامارات العربية المتحدة31 أكتوبر / تشرين أول 2022/PRNewswire/ — خلال مشاركتها في فعالية للتواصل بين رواد التكنولوجيا في العالم أقيمت في 13 أكتوبر بدبي، استعرضت “إستونيا للتجارة” Trade Estoniaأحدث الحلول التقنية التي تستشرف […]

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G20 Health Ministers Meeting Delivers Six Key Actions for the Upcoming Leaders’ Summit

BALI, Oct. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin closed G20 Second Health Ministerial Meeting in Bali, 28 October 2022. This meeting is the culmination of G20 discussions about strengthening the global health architecture and strengthening pandemic prevention, preparedness and response. While current geopolitical tension had been widely reflected over the three […]

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