Finland to Support UNODC Piracy Prisoner Transfer Programme
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland has granted Euro 190 000 for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Piracy Prisoner Transfer Programme (PPTP). The main aim of the programme is to construct a new prison in Garowe, Puntland. The 500 bed prison will be mainly used for housing convicted Somali pirates.
Finland Present at the World Federation of the Deaf and Education International Conferences held in South Africa
Two major conferences were held in South Africa in July. The first one was the 16th World Federation of the Deaf Conference, between the 18th and 24th of July in Durban. The second one was the Educational International Conference, which was held between the 22nd and 26th of July in Cape Town.
La Finlande soutient le Projet Changement climatique du Centre Sud
La Finlande a accepté de financer à hauteur de 200 000 euros un projet triennal du Centre Sud sur le changement climatique. L'intitulé du projet est Accroître la capacité des pays en développement à entreprendre des actions nationales sur le climat et à s'engager dans le changement global et les processus et débats de développement durable.
Finland to Finance an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Conference Held by UNHCR and ECOWAS in July
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and UNHCR are holding the first ministerial conference on humanitarian assistance and internal displacement in West Africa. The conference will be held in Abuja, Nigeria, between the 5th and 7th of July, 2011. Finland is financing the whole 420 000 USD conference.
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