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Tuesday, October 3, 2023

UAE-UK announce Dh11.6 mln Funding for Somalia

UAE-UK announce Dh11.6 mln Funding for Somalia
UAE-UK announce Dh11.6 mln Funding for Somalia

(London) – Dh 11.6 million (£2 million) of joint funding to help Somalia tackle the issue of sexual violence in conflict is announced by United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and British Foreign Minister William Hague, at the end of bilateral talks held at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The new funding, agreed during the first State Visit to the UK by the President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, comes ahead of a major London conference on Somalia on 7th May at which tackling sexual violence will be discussed. The Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) is a top British priority, supported by the UAE.

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