Category Archives: Legal and Judicial Affairs

Meeting 2030 Agenda Hinges on Creating Stable Societies, Empowered Populations, Delegates Stress, as High-Level Political Forum Concludes

Deputy Secretary-General Calls for ‘Kick-Starting’ New Phase of Transformative Action to End Human Suffering, Protect Planet

The successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will hinge first and foremost on safe, stable societies, empowered populations and the active …

Ghana hopes to benefit from hosting Africa’s free trade area secretariat

Ghana has been chosen by the African Union (AU) to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area. It beat other competing countries including Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar and Senegal to win the bid.

As a free …

PM Witnesses Signing LoI between MCIT, Gambian Counterpart

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly has witnessed the signing of a Letter of Intent (LoI) between the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure of Gambia, on enhancing cooperation in ICTs.

The signing …

What is the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty? Here’s why it’s still important

Iran recently exceeded the limits on uranium enrichment set out in its nuclear deal with the U.S. and five other countries. Iran’s move was in response to the U.S.’s renunciation of the same deal last May.

Possession of the uranium …

Egypt: Draft NGO law is simply repression re-branded

The undersigned organizations reject the draft NGO law currently before the Egyptian parliament. Presented as an alternative to the widely-criticized Law 70 of 2017, the draft NGO law is simply a rebranding of the current repressive law. It is animated …