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  • AFD and the United Nations

    AFD and the United Nations. The United Nations is an essential forum for certain development topics and has an unparalleled convening power on the international stage, as shown by the RIO + 20 Summit organized in 2012. Every year, its various institutions commit sizeable volumes of official development assistance via a large number of organizations, funds and programs, the diversity of which sometimes has an impact on the effectiveness of the allocation of resources
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  • Vietnam prepare for the Unites Nations Conference on Climat Change

    Vietnam prepare for the Unites Nations Conference on Climat Change
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  • Philippe Orliange

    Representing the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he has served in Congo, Kenya, New York (permanent mission to the United Nations), Colombia, Vietnam and South Africa. He has also held several positions at the Ministry' s central administration (Africa, United Nations, International Cooperation and Development)
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  • The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September 2015 in New-York, 193 countries adopted a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda... These 17 goals- also known as Global Goals- aim to build on the work of the historic Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), that had been established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000
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  • Press Releases

    AFD and United Nations Industrial Development Organization support African agribusiness and agro-industry development... AFD has signed a EUR150, 000 agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to finance activities under the African Agribusiness and Agro industry Development Initiative (ID3A)
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  • The World Urban Forum (WUF)

    The WUF was first organized by the United Nations in 2002 in Nairobi, Kenya, and in the space of just 4 editions (Barcelona 2004, Vancouver 2006 and Nanjing 2008) has turned into the world's premier conference for reflection on the challenges of urbanization. Agence Française de Développement has extensive experience in the urban development sector and will be actively participating in this event and contributing to debates under the aegis of the French Partnership for the City and Regions (PFVT)
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  • The French Development Agency in East Africa 2016 calendar, together for climate

    In December 2015, France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21 / CMP11), otherwise known as Paris 2015 from November 30th to December 11th. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2 °C. France will therefore be playing a leading international role to ensure points of view converge and to facilitate the search for consensus by the United Nations, as well as within the European Union, which has a major role in climate negotiations
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  • Press Releases

    By signing this Declaration they will be pledging to work together to fight the traffic of fake medicines and to request that States ratify a convention in front of the United Nations banning the manufacturing and marketing of counterfeit drugs... By gathering all stakeholders (World Health Organization, United Nations, European Commission, governments, non- governmental organizations, health professionals, the pharmaceutical industry and patients), the Fondation Chirac has created a synergy in order to demand that a Convention be voted against the proliferation of fake medicines
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  • Press Releases

    United Nations and AFD sign Partnership Accord to speed fight against poverty... With the clock running out on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and l' Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the French Development Agency, signed an agreement Saturday pledging to work more closely together to speed up progress toward the anti- poverty goals
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  • Financing development

    By Philippe Orliange, director for Strategy, Partnerships and Communication at AFD The third international conference on financing for development organized by the United Nations will be held in Addis Ababa from 13 to 16 July... The scale of financing needs for sustainable development estimated by the United Nations exceeds a thousand billion dollars a year
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