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Perspectives pour l’Afrique en 2017:

English version here : https://assodesire.com/2016/12/27/africa-in-2017-opportunities-and-challenges/

Nous venons d’entrer dans l’Année 2017. Elle se présente à l’Afrique  avec un cortège d’incertitudes mais elle porte aussi en elle des semences d’espoir… 2,956 more words

Africa

Prospects for Africa in 2017

French Version here: https://assodesire.com/2016/12/27/lafrique-en-2017-opportunites-et-defis/

We have just entered into the year 2017! It is bringing a number of uncertainties but it also carries with it, seeds of hope… 2,481 more words

Africa

New Civic Space Application Process

The new application process for booking internal spaces at City Hall, Metro Hall and Civic Centres will be online beginning November 1, 2016. This new application process will replace the sponsorship booking process for charities and not-for-profit organizations. 21 more words

Community Notice

Is Your Future “Sustainable?”

So I often wonder when people ask “what kind of a city will you live in future? Is it a smart, sustainable, liveable or a progressive city?”. 588 more words

Sustainability

Jersey City: Seeking Great Public Spaces

During the last several decades, Jersey City has redefined itself from a floundering industrial hub to a center for white-collar office work. At the same time, an aspiring arts community has seen its fortunes rise and fall and rise again, and urban-minded individuals and families view Jersey City as a place to move to, not to move from. 740 more words

Public Space

The Failure of AU Commission Election : Lessons and Perspectives

The “failure” of the election of the African Union Commission Leadership is actually a positive development on my personal view for at least the two following reasons: 592 more words

Africa

"Year of Human Rights": Recommendations to the AU Summit in Kigali

To give a true meaning to the “Year of Human Rights” The Kigali AU Summit should adopt the following measures:

1- On Civic Space: The Summit should decide a moratorium on all existing national laws that restrict CSOs’ operations and call for the revision of those laws before the end of the year in accordance to universal rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. 314 more words

Africa