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Togo: DAGL to fund innovative environmental protection projects

Several projects aimed at protecting and preserving the environment in the Togolese capital, Lomé, will be financed by the Greater Lomé Autonomous District (DAGL) to the tune of 35 million FCFA. This funding will be allocated as part of the 2nd edition of the call for projects for Togolese sports federations and associations operating in the territory of Greater Lomé, which has just been launched by the authority over the period from June 21 to July 22, 2022.

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Benin/Act 5 of the winning trilogy Schools-Companies-Ministries: Towards a better availability of local skills in the energy sector

Ministers Dona Jean-Claude HOUSSOU of Energy and Eleonore YAYI LADEKAN of Higher Education and Scientific Research co-chaired on Thursday, June 23, 2022 on the University Campus of Abomey-Calavi, Act 5 of the Trilogy Winning Schools - Companies - Managers. This initiative of the Minister of Energy aims to bring the school into the company and the company into the school for qualified local skills for the energy sector.

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EU to strengthen compliance with sustainability rules in trade agreements

According to a new approach presented by the European Commission on Wednesday (June 22), trade agreements should pay more attention to sustainable development issues and, if necessary, be accompanied by sanctions.

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France/Marne-Montmirail. This association fights against the isolation of our seniors

13 years of existence already and there is no lack of work. It is during the general assembly that was able to be made the point of the Dina in Montmirail.

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Senegal / Istanbul Forum: Senegalese local elected officials at the Turkish school

The CimAfrica group is equipping Senegalese municipal councillors to seize the opportunities of the Istanbul Forum scheduled for next August.Istanbul, Turkey's second largest city, will host from August 21 to 28, 2022 the forum on development strategies and resource mobilization for local governments.

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Canada/The City of Sorel-Tracy continues to animate its neighbourhoods

With its outdoor shows Mon quartier sur scène on Mondays and La grande scène on Wednesdays during the summer, from June 27 to August 17, the City of Sorel-Tracy's Service des loisirs continues its tradition of animating the four corners of the municipality.

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Morocco/Economic Development: World Bank grants $250 million for North-East Morocco

The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today approved $250 million for the Moroccan Northeast Economic Development Project.

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France/Education for sustainable development: Auray moves up a gear

The Auray district (Morbihan) was awarded the E3D label (Establishment in the process of sustainable development) on Tuesday 21 June 2022. It is the first territory of the Rennes academy to obtain this distinction.

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Mauritius/Sustainable development: an online exchange platform for the actors of a circular economy

Neither the awareness of the need for a development model that does not harm man or his environment, nor the initiatives to translate this concept into reality are lacking at the public and private sectors. Even less the determination to improve what has been done so far. What is lacking is a platform where all actors involved in this development model can meet, exchange and become aware of what already exists.

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Benin/Improving diagnosis and patient care: The dialysis and scanning units of the CHUD Borgou-Alibori inaugurated

The Minister of Health, Prof. Benjamin HOUNKPATIN proceeded on Friday, June 24, 2022 in Parakou, to the inauguration of the scanning and dialysis units of the Departmental University Hospital Center (CHUD) Borgou Alibori. The First Vice President of the National Assembly, Robert GBIAN, the Prefect of the department of Borgou, Djibril MAMA CISSE, and several political and administrative authorities of the town of Parakou took part in this ceremony.

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France/Trégor-Guingamp-Paimpol: 15 maritime projects helped by Europe

On the territory Trégor-Guingamp-Paimpol, 15 projects in connection with the sea are supported by Europe, up to 1,13 M€. The Region came to evoke them Thursday in Ploubazlanec.

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France/ Regional call for projects: "Fight against menstrual insecurity

Menstrual insecurity is an important issue of solidarity and public health. It concerns nearly 2 million women whose access to menstrual protection is difficult or impossible for financial reasons. To fight against this precariousness, a call for projects has been launched. The dedicated credits must be used for women in precarious situations and can finance distribution, health education, networking of actors and project engineering.

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Burkina Faso/UN-Habitat: A new approach for a more efficient urban planning and local development

A technical workshop to share the results of the evaluation of urban planning and local development tools and to put into perspective the internalization of the NEXUS approach in the conceptualization of new urban planning and local development tools opened in Ouagadougou on Thursday, June 23, 2002. The opening ceremony of this workshop organized by UN-Habitat was chaired by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Urban Planning, Land Affairs and Housing, Yacouba Dié.

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Belgium/The municipality of Anderlecht presents a budget deficit of 8.3 million euros

The municipality of Anderlecht presented a draft budget with a significant deficit of 8.3 million euros on Thursday. The aldermen's college announced a budget plan to return to balance over the next two years.

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Mali/WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT: UNMISSA supports "Tedemte" women in Tessalit to take their destiny into their own hands

On June 6, 2022, the women's association "Tedemte" (the drop in Tamasheq) from the village of Amachach (Tessalit circle) received the keys to their new market garden area, which was built and equipped by the UNMIS. This work will enable them to improve the living conditions of their families and the inhabitants of the village.

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France-Canada/Cooperation Nouvelle-Aquitaine - Québec 2022-2024

The new roadmap between the Region and the Delegation General of Quebec is reflected in the support of projects between the two territories. Associations, companies, public institutions or local authorities can participate in this cooperation program.

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Côte d'Ivoire/Communities invited to take leadership in child health care

The 18th days of the Ivorian Society of Pediatrics (SIP) opened on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Yamoussoukro are devoted to the theme of "child survival and community health", in order to find ways to strengthen the capacity and responsibility of the community in the management of child health.

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France/Hérouville-Saint-Clair. Soccer and professional integration: a partnership signed

It is a first in Hérouville-Saint-Clair. The soccer club and the École de la deuxième chance (E2C) signed a partnership agreement last Friday.

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Cameroon/Participatory development: The people of Banka take over.

The inhabitants of Domga Bloc2 - district located in the urban perimeter of this Commune, take the yellow jersey of the month of June in the year 2022 through hygiene, sanitation and road maintenance.

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Canada/CFDC injected $1.3 million in the Basques last year

The Board of Directors of the SADC des Basques presented the results of the fiscal year ending March 31 at its annual general meeting held on Wednesday, June 22.

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Benin/More than 600,000 people in Benin to be connected to electricity

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a €10 million loan to Engie Energy Access for the deployment of high quality solar home installations in Benin. The loan agreement was signed on the sidelines of the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) which opened on Tuesday 21 June 2022 in Brussels, Belgium.

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France/Nancy. The Department wishes to test the decentralization of the RSA

A little sparring during the presentation of the supplementary budget. While the opposition considers it unambitious, the majority highlights its "good management" and "prudence", dictated by an unfavorable economic context and an uncertain future...

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Morocco/Volunteerism: over 700 LafargeHolcim Morocco employees mobilized, 4,200 trees planted

From June 6 to 10, LafargeHolcim Morocco (LHM) employees took part in the third Volunteer Week, on the theme "Together for Biodiversity".

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Belgium/Council of State gives green light to Zelzate's fair tax shift

The Council of State has given the green light to the "fair tax shift" that Zelzate, in East Flanders, has put in place, announced Friday the alderman for the Environment Steven De Vuyts, member of the PVDA (PTB) in power with Vooruit.

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Congo/Social integration: free training courses open to young people in Mfilou

The second wave of free training for unemployed youth in the seventh district of Brazzaville, Mfilou, began on June 20, with a view to facilitating their access to financial autonomy, explained the president of the Association Tous vers l'avenir, Princy Moussavou Massimina Mahoungou.

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Burkina Faso: The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) builds the capacity of MATDS managers

The International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES) initiated, from June 14 to 17, 2022 in Loumbila, a BRIDGE (Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections) training workshop for executives of the Ministry of Territorial Administration, Decentralization and Security in charge of electoral issues. The objective was to build their capacity in electoral matters, to enable them to better fulfill their role as actors in the electoral process and to make an important contribution to the success of elections in Burkina Faso.

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Canada/Montreal to host UN conference on biodiversity in December

The Quebec metropolis will host the COP15, a major UN summit on biodiversity, from December 5 to 17.

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France/Pre-emption right to protect water resources: the second version of the decree in consultation

Modified by the 3DS law, the right of pre-emption to protect water resources is back in the news with a second draft decree that specifies the conditions of application of the provisions.

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Côte d'Ivoire/ Japan invests more than five billion CFA francs to finance community development projects in Côte d'Ivoire

Japan has invested 5.3 billion CFA francs to finance 177 community development projects in health and education in Côte d'Ivoire since 1989.

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Benin/Implementation of the second compact: The Mca-Benin ll takes stock

On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the entry into force of the second program of Benin for the Millennium Challenge Account, the national coordination organized an exchange session with the press yesterday, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. It was at the headquarters of Mca-Benin ll in Cotonou.

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France/New bookstores: how to get a local subsidy?

The law of December 30, 2021 aimed at strengthening the book economy and reinforcing equity and confidence between its actors allows municipalities, groups of municipalities and communities to help certain bookstores by paying subsidies. A decree has been issued to clarify the process required to obtain these subsidies.

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France/Development. The mayor of Oisemont wants to increase the attractiveness of his town

For his first term, the mayor of Oisemont, Amaury Caulier has many ambitions for his city, which he intends to develop, to increase its attractiveness.

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Gabon/Decentralized Cooperation: The Mayor of Oyem Christian ABESSOLO MENGUEY in Clermont-Ferrand

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Belgium/Liege: The municipal college presents its updated management plan

The Liege Municipal College has updated the City's Management Plan. It will be submitted to the municipal council on June 27 and 28.

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