Meeting on Thursday 25 August for a working dinner, at the invitation of the Minister of Health of Togo, Prof. Moustafa Mijiyawa, and the Chief Executive of the Brazzaville Foundation, Richard Amalvy, the Ministers of Health of the signatory and candidate countries of the Lomé Initiative exchanged views on the common challenges in terms of the fight against the traffic of falsified and substandard medicines 

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23 August, Lomé (Togo) - The trafficking and consumption of falsified and substandard medicines (FSMs) is a scourge that does not spare Africa. On the 72nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa, the Brazzaville Foundation co-organised a side event with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Togo and the WHO Regional Office for Africa.

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14-15 July, Lusaka (Zambia) - Following the 41st Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, the Republic of Rwanda has been chosen to host the headquarters of the African Medicines Agency (AMA). The signatory countries of the Lomé Initiative and the Brazzaville Foundation commend the coordinated efforts of the AU. 

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15 June, Geneva (Switzerland) - Mr Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th UN General Assembly and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, received representatives of international civil society at the Palais des Nations. Richard Amalvy, Chief Executive of the Brazzaville Foundation and Treasurer of the Conference of NGOs in consultative status with the United Nations (CoNGO), was among the speakers invited to address the meeting.

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26 May in Geneva (Switzerland) - Meeting on the margins of the 75th World Health Assembly, Prof. Moustafa Mijiyawa, Minister of Health and Public Hygiene of the Republic of Togo and political coordinator of the Lomé Initiative, and Mr. Gilbert Mokoki, Minister of Health and Population of the Republic of Congo, had the opportunity to interact during a bilateral meeting organised by the Brazzaville Foundation.

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On 22 May, on the occasion of the meeting organised by Les Entreprises du médicament (LEEM-France) alongside of the World Health Assembly, the Brazzaville Foundation scheduled a presentation by Prof. Mijiyawa on the theme of "Vaccine hesitancy and preparation for future pandemics", in the presence of the WHO Director General, health ministers from French-speaking countries, French-speaking ambassadors from Geneva, heads of international organisations, and leaders from the private sector and civil society.

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20 May, Brazzaville (Republic of Congo) - As the last stage in the operationalisation of the Congo Basin Climate Commission (CBCC), the ministers of its member countries met on 19 May in a hybrid format to adopt the statutes previously drawn up during the experts' session on 17 and 18 May. The Brazzaville Foundation was an observer in its capacity as a technical partner.

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20 April, Lomé (Togo) - The Chief Executive of the Brazzaville Foundation and the Prefigurator Consultant were welcomed by the Minister of Health of Togo on a mission to explore the conditions for implementing the pilot project. They met with several interlocutors, existing or future stakeholders, from the following organisations: WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank, GiZ, AFD, C.I.PRE.S and USAID.

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7-8 April, Cotonou (Benin) - Organised by Les Entreprises du médicament* (LEEM-France), this meeting brought together directors of pharmacy and medicines and directors of pharmaceutical regulatory agencies, as well as representatives of stakeholder ministries and representatives of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors.

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6 April, Rome (Italy) - During a meeting with Pope Francis, the Minister for the Environment, Sustainable Development and the Congo Basin of the Republic of Congo, Arlette Soudan-Nonault, who is also the technical coordinator of the Congo Basin Climate Commission (CBCC), called for the Holy Father's support in preserving the planet's first lung to become.

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17 March, Marseille - The role of African and European metropolises in the global recovery was at the heart of the discussions of the Europe-Africa Forum, co-organised by the Metropole Aix-Marseille-Provence, La Tribune and La Tribune Afrique, under the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Brazzaville Foundation was invited to represent civil society in the discussion on climate change issues.

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