OIC Workshop Discusses Strategy to Face Challenges of Ageing in the Member States
A two-day workshop held in Niamey, the capital of the Republic of Niger, on 24-25 January 2019 discussed a strategy document by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the improvement of the well-being of the elderly.
Iranian chess player earns draw against world chess champion
Tehran, Jan 26, IRNA - Iranian chess player Sarah Khadem ul-Sharie clinched draws against world champion in Gibraltar Chess Masters 2019 in south of Spain on Saturday and ranked 12nd of the Women's Live Chess Ratings.
OIC to Hold a Workshop to Validate the Action Plan for the Well-Being of the Elderly
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in collaboration with its regional and international partners, will organize a workshop to validate the Action Plan for the well-being of the elderly in the Member States, on 24- 25 January 2019, in Niamey, the capital of the Republic of Niger.
OIC Convenes Coordination Meeting for Ministerial Committee on Accountability for Human Rights Violations against the Rohingya
A coordination meeting for the Members of the Ad Hoc Ministerial Committee on Accountability for Human Rights Violations against the Rohingya, was convened in the General Secretariat on the sidelines of the Senior Officials Meeting Preparatory to the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers. The meeting, Chaired by The Gambia, discussed the preparations and agenda of the inaugural session of the Ad Hoc Ministerial Committee due to be held in Banjul, The Gambia on 10 February 2019
• Organizer: ICDT and Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Iraq, the state company for Iraqi Fairs and Commercial services and the global association of the exhibition industry (UFI)
• Period: 07 - 13 April 2019
• Venue: Baghdad International Fair - Republic of Iraq
Early Warning Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture
The Early Warning Early Action initiative has been developed with the understanding that disaster losses and emergency response costs can be drastically reduced by using early warning analysis to act before a crisis escalates into an emergency. Early actions strengthen the resilience of at-risk populations, mitigate the impact of disasters and helpcommunities, governments and national and international humanitarian agencies to respond more effectively and efficiently
In Africa, investing in rural development and agriculture will offer rural youth an alternative to migration
18 January 2019, Berlin - Investing in rural areas and agriculture is crucial to achieve prosperity in Africa and to guarantee the continent's young people an alternative to migration, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.