Monday, December 4, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Democratic Party Attends World Dialogue of Parties in China

The Democratic Party of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) strengthened democratic processes at the Great World Dialogue of Political Parties, held in Beijing, China.

The Equatorial Guinean diplomatic delegation was led by the PDGE Secretary General Jerónimo Osa Osa Ecoro, as well as the Equatorial Guinea Ambassador to China.

Equatorial Guinea has participated actively in peace, human rights, and democratic forums all over the world. The Vice President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, previously led PDGE national campaigns for constitutional reforms, increased government transparency, the creation of a bicameral legislature, limitation of presidential terms, and an expanded representational democracy in Equatorial Guinea.

The meeting was focused on democratic values and featured routine debates between political parties from Africa, Asia, and the United States.

Over 200 world leaders from different political organizations in more than 120 countries attended the meeting, with over 600 participants in total.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Focuses on Health and Social Welfare

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea improved social welfare with a special focus on health at a recent meeting of traditional doctors at the headquarters of the Regional Delegation for Health and Welfare.

The doctors studied information regarding notifiable diseases, such as acute flaccid paralysis, measles, yellow fever, and newborn tetanus.

Equatorial Guinea has made significant strides in social welfare, including health and disease education and prevention, in recent years. The Government of Equatorial Guinea has invested resources in building state-of-the-art health facilities, nutritional access programs, and educational sessions to identify and prevent diseases.

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare hosted the event, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Equatorial Guinea Strengthens Education as Part of Horizon 2020 Development Program

In line with the country’s Horizon 2020 Development Program, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea strengthened education with a workshop held this week to launch the Analysis of the Education Sector in the country.

Equatorial Guinea’s focus on education is a cornerstone of the Horizon 2020 sustainable development, in addition to economic diversity in regards to transportation, infrastructure, farming, and fisheries.

The workshop focused on an open dialogue between the Government, the education sector, and relevant stakeholders to achieve the educational policies and programs set forth by the Government of Equatorial Guinea.

The Minister of Economy, Planning, and Public Investments and Minister of Education and Sciences opened the event, and stressed the importance of education for the further development of Equatorial Guinea.

The event was organized by the Ministry of Economy, Planning, and Public Investments in partnership with the World Bank. 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Strengthens Investment Ties with Saudi Arabia

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea strengthened investment ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia this week, as the Minister of Economy, Planning, and Public Investments travelled to the Kingdom to attend the Investment Initiatives Forum for the Future.

The Minister held meetings with high-level officials from the investment community, including the Minister of Energy of Mali, and the Director of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA).

Equatorial Guinea enjoys close economic relations with the Kingdom, and hosted the first Equatorial Guinea – Saudi Arabia Economic Forum in Jeddah earlier in the year, as well as the Arab-Africa World Forum last year.