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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
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Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
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Economic Community of West African States
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News Releases

IFJ and FAJ Welcomes African Court's Landmark Decision in Favour of Freedom of Expression
2014-12-19
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) have welcomed the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights' landmark decision of 5 December in the ca...
Media coverage curtailed after Burkina Faso coup
2015-09-17
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the situation in Burkina Faso, where the soldiers who staged a coup d’état yesterday have silenced most privately-owned radio and TV stations and are control...

Sources Select Resources

Burkina Faso: climate change, land grabs, and revolution
Ross, Alexander Reid
Article
2014
The Ecologist
The economic tensions between local producers and international powers that have contributed to the revolutionary dissatisfaction with the establishment in Burkina Faso can be found in virtually any c...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."


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