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Web site: www. au.int.org
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
DIRECTORATE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION AND THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR LIVESTOCK VETERINARY MEDICINE TO SIGN A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CPLLABORATION ON CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF AFRICAN ANIMAL TRYPANOSOMIASIS
Addis Ababa, 6 November 2012 – Within the framework of its role and mandate in initiating action and providing technical support in the implementation of the Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaign (PATTEC), the AU-PATTEC Coordination Office is working in close collaboration with the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed) in the fight against the scourge of tsetse and Trypanosomiasis.
GALVmed is a not-for-profit registered charity which promotes the effective use of resources for charitable purposes through the identification, management, funding and coordination of research into livestock vaccines, pharmaceuticals and diagnostic products and services.
In an effort to enhance collaboration between AU-PATTEC and GALVmed, a Memorandum of Understanding between the African Union Commission and the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines will be signed at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 9 November, 2012.
The purpose of this memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is to facilitate collaboration between the Parties in matters of common interest, namely the promotion and improvement of animal health, protection of livestock and saving human life and in particular exploring means for achieving control and eradication of African animal Trypanosomiasis throughout Africa.
EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY
EAC JOINT EVENT – WTM 2012
Date: 7th November, 2012
Venue: Republic of Kenya Stand- NORTH HALL Af250
and Ministers Press Conference NG10
You are kindly invited to attend an event hosted by the East Africa community at the world Travel market IN EXCEL on the 7th November 2012 from 12.00 noon
The theme of the event is: Destination East Africa as ‘a Destination of Wonders and Opportunities’
All Ministers of tourism from Rwanda , Kenya , Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi and their high commissioners in the UK will be present
Please call 07960811614 email: firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Ayoub Mzee TEL 07960811614