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2013-02-25

WTO strengthens contact with the business community

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At an event organized for the business community at the WTO’s Headquarters on 21 February 2013, the WTO announced the results of a recent survey of businesses and launched a dedicated web area for business on the WTO website. It also launched an electronic newsletter targeted specifically at the private sector
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2013-02-25

6. Muslim world leaders laud the OIC Educational Exchange Programme Source: OIC

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The ‘OIC Educational Exchange Programme: Solidarity through Academia in the Muslim World’ is drawing increasing interest and participation from Member States and their public and private sector universities. A significant number of students from the OIC Member States are currently benefiting from the higher education scholarships offered under the Programme by high-ranking universities in various Member States and many more offers are in the pipeline.
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2013-02-24

Muslim world leaders laud the OIC Educational Exchange Programme

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The ‘OIC Educational Exchange Programme: Solidarity through Academia in the Muslim World’ is drawing increasing interest and participation from Member States and their public and private sector universities. A significant number of students from the OIC Member States are currently benefiting from the higher education scholarships offered under the Programme by high-ranking universities in various Member States and many more offers are in the pipeline.
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2013-02-24

Intensive training course on the Multilateral trading system and the accession to the WTO for Iraqi trade officials

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In collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)- Cooperation and Integration Department - and the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), UNCTAD will co-organise an intensive training course on the Multilateral trading system and accession to the WTO for officials from the Republic of Iraq.
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2013-02-24

UNDP Deputy cites 'exciting moment' in Somalia's history

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Mogadishu, Somalia – UN Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator Rebeca Grynspan this week became the highest-ranking UN official to visit the Somali capital in two decades, calling this “an incredibly exciting moment” to build lasting peace. Ms. Grynspan met Wednesday with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, civil society representatives, police recruits at the police training academy, UNDP Somalia staff, and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the UN Political Office for Somalia, Augustine Mahiga.
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2013-02-20

IDB Open to Sharing Innovative Ideas and Experiences”, IDB President States

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Jeddah, KSA, 19.02.2013 – Speaking at the Expert Group Meeting on Innovation for Economic Development being held at the IDB headquarters Monday, Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali, Chairman, IDB Group, said that the Group welcomes sharing of innovative ideas and experiences from its member countries as well as the rest of the world to realize its motto: “Together We Build A Better future”. “As a multilateral development financial institution, the IDB takes pride in having maintained the highest credit
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2013-02-20

IDB 11th Edition ( 2013) S&T Prize Winners Announced

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Jeddah,17.02.2013 :– The President of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), Dr.Ahmad Mohamed Ali, has announced the decision of the Selection Committee regarding the winners of the IDB Prizes for Science & Technology for the 11th edition (1434H/2013G); these are: Category-I (most outstanding contribution to social and economic development):
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2013-02-20

OIC Secretary General: No Sustainable Development is Possible without Strong and Empowered Women Ihsanoglu and Ban Discuss Mutual Relations

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The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanolgu met UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon in New York on Tuesday, 12 February 2013. The OIC Secretary General briefed UNSG on the conclusions of the recently held OIC Summit in Cairo. Both sides exchanged views on the situation in the Middle East, Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Syria, Mali and Myanmar. Ihsanoglu and Ban Ki-moon discussed the mutual relations between the two organizations and the common interests.
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2013-02-13

Foreign Minister of Austria visits the OIC Headquarters

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The Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Austria H.E. Dr. Michael Spindelegger visited the Headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)today, Monday, 11 February 2013, upon the invitation of the OIC Secretary General H.E. Prof. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu.
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2013-02-13

IDB Provides US$ 16 Million Support to Mauritanian Health Sector

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Jeddah, KSA, 11.02.2013 – According to a financing agreement signed on Saturday at IDB headquarters between Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali, Chairman, IDB Group, and H.E Dr. Sidi Ould Bebaha Ould Tah, Minister of Economic Affairs and Development and IDB Governor for Mauritania, the IDB will contribute US$ 16 million for the expansion of health care services in Mauritania’s rural areas.
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