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10 April 2013

Billions of US dollars pledged at international donor conference for the recovery of Darfur

At the International Donor Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the government of Sudan to cooperate in facilitating the work of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID),¬†international development partners and humanitarian actors throughout Darfur, while respecting human rights. Mr. Ban said ‘We share a collective commitment to achieving a comprehensive and inclusive peace for the people of Darfur. Resolving the conflict there remains critical to consolidating peace and stability for Sudan as a whole.’¬†

The donor conference hosted by Qatar hoped to raise 7.2 billion US dollars in order to be able to cover development and reconstruction of Darfur over a six-year period. According to reports, 3.7 billion US dollars were pledged.

Source: International Donor Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur | Doha - Qatar | 7-8 April 2013
Source: United Nations Secretary-General | Latest Statements | Secretary-General's message to the International Donor Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Darfur, 7-8 April

29 January 2013

International donor conference for Mali opens

An international donor conference to financially help the military operation in Mali opened today at the African Union (AU) headquarters. The conference hopes to raise funds to support the African-led International Support Mission to Mali (AFISMA) which will cost at least $460 million.

Source: Deutsche Welle | Mali donor conference opens

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