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Handicap International Mobilising as Refugees Continue to Flee Mosul in face of Ongoing Offensives

Friday, 24 March 2017
Handicap International Mobilising as Refugees Continue to Flee Mosul in face of Ongoing Offensives

Handicap International, which has an office in Luxembourg, has set up a number of interventions in Iraq since the start of military operations there i...

Luxembourg Dispatching Emergency Support to Madagascar after Cyclone Strikes

Thursday, 16 March 2017
Luxembourg Dispatching Emergency Support to Madagascar after Cyclone Strikes

Two volunteers from the emergency response administration humanitarian task force and a satellite telecommunication system from the emergency.lu proje...

Asselborn Affirms Support for Peace in Ukraine

Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Asselborn Affirms Support for Peace in Ukraine

During a two-day working visit to Ukraine, Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s minister for foreign and European affairs, affirmed Luxembourg’s c...

Handicap International Appeals for a Halt to All Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas in Syrian Conflict

Monday, 13 March 2017
Handicap International Appeals for a Halt to All Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas in Syrian Conflict

In the face of the ongoing crisis in Syria, where headlines from across the world now describe a situation in which children are being pushed to the e...

Luxembourg Joins Pledge to Support Women's Health

Monday, 06 March 2017
Luxembourg Joins Pledge to Support Women's Health

In response to the decision by the American president, Donald Trump, to cut US foreign aid to organisations that provide or counsel safe access to abo...

Handicap International Launches Demining Activities in Iraq

Friday, 03 March 2017
Handicap International Launches Demining Activities in Iraq

Handicap International, which has an office in Luxembourg, has started up demining operations in the Iraqi provinces of Diyala and Kirkuk, with three ...

Call Issued for Second Round of Business Partnership Facility

Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Call Issued for Second Round of Business Partnership Facility

Hailing the success of last year’s drive, the Minister for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, Romain Schneider, today launched a second call f...

Agreement Inked on Communications Support for Burkina Faso

Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Agreement Inked on Communications Support for Burkina Faso

A project to enhance electronic communications services throughout Burkina Faso, improving governance, as well as education, vocational training, heal...

Luxembourg Present at NATO Defence Ministers Meeting in Brussels

Thursday, 16 February 2017
Luxembourg Present at NATO Defence Ministers Meeting in Brussels

On 15 and 16 February 2017, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Étienne Schneider, attended NATO’s meeting ...

Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess Undertake Financial Missions in UAE and Oman

Thursday, 09 February 2017
Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess Undertake Financial Missions in UAE and Oman

From 12 to 14 February 2017, their Royal Highnesses the Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg and Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, will...

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