Union of the Comoros Country Report

Union of the Comoros Country Report

The Third United Nations Conference on Habitat will be held in 2016 and will focus on the issue of urban sustainable development. As a reminder, the Habitat II Conference, held in June 1996 in Istanbul, also called "World Cities Summit" had the objective of improving the living conditions and populations hosting in the city "guaranteeing decent housing t ...

Country Profile: Colombia

Country Profile: Colombia

Early History and Colonial Era: Colombia’s pre-Columbian history began more than 20,000 years ago, according to the earliest evidence of human occupation. The Chibcha, sub-Andean (Arawak), and Caribbean (Carib) peoples, most of whom lived in a patchwork of separate but organized, agriculturally based communities, inhabited the area now called Colombia. B ...

Annual Report to Congress

Annual Report to Congress

Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2019 A Report to Congress Pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000, as Amended Section 1260, “Annual Report on Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China,” of the National Defense Authoriza ...

Chile: the Government Struggles to Implement Its Reform Programme

Chile: the Government Struggles to Implement Its Reform Programme

Chile is a close partner of the EU in Latin America. The EU and Chile have a mutual interest in pursuing even closer ties, leading them to agree to upgrade and modernise the Association Agreement signed in 2002. They started negotiations on a modernised agreement in November 2017. President Sebastián Piñera's centre-right government took office in March ...

Republic of Chad

Republic of Chad

Re-establish a presence in Chad in order to address the needs of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) and Sudan and assist the Government of Chad in providing international protection and humanitarian assistance for these refugees; ensure that adequate emergency response mechanisms are put in place to meet the immediate needs of refugees; str ...

Welcome to Canada What You Should Know

Welcome to Canada What You Should Know

Important things to do before and after you arrive in Canada In this section, you will find lists of important things to do before and after you arrive in Canada. Every newcomer’s situation is different, so the lists provide only an indication of what you may need to do at different stages. Not every item may be relevant to you, but it is best to be as p ...

Country Economic Review 2018 Antigua & Barbuda

Country Economic Review 2018 Antigua & Barbuda

This Prospectus is issued for the purpose of giving information to the public and investors interested in purchasing Treasury bills, notes and bonds issued by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda through the RGSM. The Government of Antigua and Barbuda accepts full responsibility for the accuracy of the information given and confirms, having made all rea ...

Andorra La Vella

Andorra La Vella

10.500 - 700 bC - From prehistoric times to the pre-Roman period: first inhabitants of the territory of Andorra as in La Balma de La Margineda, El Cedre in Santa Coloma or l’Antuix in Escaldes-Engordany. 805 - The legend says that Charlemagne founded Andorra in recognition for the help given by its inhabitants against Saracens. Mid-9th century - Consecra ...

Hybrid System and Environmental Evaluation Case House in South of Algeria

Hybrid System and Environmental Evaluation Case House in South of Algeria

Global environmental concerns and the escalating demand for energy, coupled with steady progress in renewable energy technologies, are opening up new opportunities for utilization of renewable energy resources. Hybrid energy (solar and wind) are the most abundant, inexhaustible and clean of all the renewable energy resources till date. Hybrid power gener ...

Municipality of Berat

Municipality of Berat

The city of Berat is located in South-Central Albania, 120 km south of Tirana. It has a population of around 100.000 people . The old town was inscribed in the World Heritage List of UNESCO in 8th of July 2008 as „‟a rare example of an architectural character typical of the Ottoman period „‟. Berat was declared a Museum City in 1961 by the Government of ...

Participationand Transparency

The Civic Education Project (CEP) held its eighth annual International Student Conference, Participation and Transparency at the Turn of the Century, 5–10 May 2000 in Budapest, Hungary. The conference brought together an impressive group of outstanding students representing twenty countries across Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia—all the countries ...

Khost a Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile

Khost a Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile

The Socio-Economic and Demographic Profiles were a collaborative effort of UNFPA, the Central Statistics Office, and numerous stakehoklers, who made suggestions for the improvement of the final product while it was still being written.

Program for Culture & Conflict Studies

Program for Culture & Conflict Studies

Mohammad Musa Khan Ahmadzai assumed power as Ghazi’s Governor on May 13, 2010 following the departure of Governor Osman Osmai. Gen. Musa Khan is a retired general who first served during the time of the Daud Khan administration in the 1970s and then joined the Islamic Union for the Liberation of Afghanistan to defeat the communist regime and the Soviets. ...

Brazil at a Glance

Brazil at a Glance

Brazil is a focal point for J.P. Morgan within the Latin American region. The bank provides a suite of local cash management products through Banco J.P. Morgan S.A. (J.P. Morgan Brazil) to facilitate our clients’ needs in doing business in Brazil.

Federative Republic of Brazil Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

Federative Republic of Brazil Intended Nationally Determined Contribution

Pursuant to decisions 1/CP.19 and 1/CP.20, the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil is pleased to communicate to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) its intended Nationally Determined Contribution (iNDC) in the context of the negotiations of a protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed out ...

Country Name: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Country Name: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina, covering 19,767 square miles (51,197 square kilometers) of the Balkan Peninsula, is slightly smaller than West Virginia. It is divided into two entities. In the west is the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (51 percent of the territory), which is mostly populated by Bosnian Croats and Muslims. In the east and north is the Repub ...