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NITDA, Refugees Commission Train IDPs On ICT Skills

NITDA, Refugees Commission Train IDPs On ICT Skills     The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internal Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) have concluded plan to train 10,000 persons of concern on ICT to enhance their livelihood. The Federal Commissioner, NCFRMI, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim made the disclosure in a meeting with […]

DBN Clinches First DFI  SSCI Level 5 RATING

DBN Clinches First DFI  SSCI Level 5 RATING Nigeria’s foremost Develoment Finance Institution, Development Bank of Nigeria Plc, has been awarded a level 5 rating, the highest possible rating in the Sustainability Standards Certification Initiative (SSCI) Project. The SSCI has become the reference programme for institutions that intend to take issues of sustainability initiatives seriously. […]

Joint press statement following the 4th meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the European Union and Kosovo

Meeting in Brussels, the members of the Stabilisation and Association Council (SA Council) reviewed Kosovo’s progress on its European path following the publication of the European Commission’s 2021 Report on Kosovo.
The parties discussed recent developments relating to the fulfilment of the political criteria, as well as the state of play concerning the economic criteria, financial cooperation and implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement.

European Defence Agency: Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell at the Annual Conference

Good morning to everybody, here in the room and to the ones who are following the event through the networks.
Allow me to say a special welcome to the Minister of Defence of Belgium [Ludivine Dedonder], the Deputy Minister [of Defence] of Poland [Marcin Ociepa], who are here present, as well as to the Minister of Defence of Slovenia [Matej Tonin], who I am sure is following the meeting via video.

How TETFund Rescued Taraba Poly – Rector

How TETFund Rescued Taraba Poly – Rector   The Taraba State Polytechnic, Suntai, like most other tertiary institutions, has suffered infrastructural deficit over the years, with staff, including the rector of the polytechnic, inhabiting offices that mostly did not have conveniences, while the school often looked like an abandoned community secondary school. In the last […]

<div>S&D Group: Changing the game of the gig economy by ending modern-day slavery for platform workers</div>

Tomorrow, the Commission is set to adopt a proposal on improving the working conditions in platform work, acting on a European Parliament own-initiative report adopted on September 16, 2021. The Socialists and Democrats Group have been the driving force to enshrine a rebuttable assumption of an employment relationship in EU law. This means platform workers are in principle employees with all applicable rights in terms of pay, income taxes, social protection and health and safety protection, unionisation and collective bargaining.

Media advisory: EU and Pakistan hold Strategic Dialogue

The 6th Strategic Dialogue between the EU and Pakistan will be held on Tuesday, 7 December 2021.
The meeting is hosted by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
This is the sixth round of the Strategic Dialogue between the EU and Pakistan. It is an opportunity to discuss EU-Pakistan relations based on the Strategic Engagement Plan signed in June 2019.
Media Advisory: 
The Strategic Dialogue will start at 18:00.

EPP Group makes young generation a top priority for Europe

On the 6th December in the evening, negotiators from the European Parliament and the EU Member States reached an agreement on the legal framework of the European Year of Youth, planned for 2022. “It is a great success that we were able to conclude the negotiations for the European Year of Youth so quickly and that we can start on time in 2022”, said Sabine Verheyen MEP, chief negotiator for the European Year of Youth and Chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education. “We secured a minimum budget of €8 million for the entire year.