APRNEWS - The most comprehensive effort yet, towards halting world’s deforested and degraded ecosystems will soon be underway, with the United Nations “call to action” to mobilise the political and financial support for forest restoration over the coming decade to support the wellbeing of 3.2 billion people around the globe.
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REUTERS - More than 700,000 undocumented Afghans have returned from Iran this year as the Iranian economy tightens, with a knock-on effect on the Afghan economy, according to data from the U.N.’s migration agency.
APRNEWS - The Head of Cooperation, Embassy of Federal Republic of Germany in Nigeria, Christopher Wenzel, has said the German government has identified the need to address growing skill gap in Nigeria, particularly by providing necessary skills to tackle youth unemployment and migration.
APRNEWS - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on a three-nation West Africa visit. Her first stop was Senegal where she met with President Macky Sall on wednesday. And on thursday she arrived Accra Ghana’s capital meeting with president Nana Akufo Addo.
REUTERS - An employee of the United Nations’ migration agency was among at least 15 people killed in an attack in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad, the UN said on Wednesday.
Tuesday’s assault on the department of refugee and returnee affairs was the latest in a series of attacks in recent months that have killed and wounded dozens of people.