On behalf of the g7+ group and secretariat, I would like to welcome you to our second quarter 2016 newsletter. I am honoured and humbled to be the new chair of the g7+, replacing Dr. Kaifala Marah who is now the Governor of the Bank of the Sierra
March 2016 g7+ Newsletter
The world witnessed the launch of agenda 2030, a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 70th UN General Assembly (UNGA) which also marked the 70th anniversary of the UN. This set of the 17 goals were finalized after a series of con
After independence from France in 1960, the Central African Republic (CAR) was subject to a series of coup d’etats based regimes. By the 1990s, calls for democracy led to the country’s first multi-party democratic elections, which took place i
From January thru March, the g7 + Secretariat has undertaken various networking and outreach activities with the main focus being on the advancement of g7+ ideas and strategic agenda in the global policy forum that will affect member states, both
Following the trend of the last few years, the period from August through to November was again a demanding and productive time for the g7+, particularly in terms of international advocacy. In this review we highlight some of the most significant
Our last newsletter was released just prior to the 3rd Ministerial Meeting of the g7+ held in Lomé, Togo on the 29th and 30th of May 2014. This meeting was a very significant one for the group; Sierra Leone, represented by H.E. Kaifala Marah was
This time of year is usually an extraordinarily busy time for the g7+ and this year was noexception.
At the country level over the last few month there have been some impressive results. In the very beginning of March came the news that
Over the months of October and November significant international meetings were held with high-level g7+ participation.
The g7+ relationship with the World Bank and the IMF was strengthened through two meetings that took place in Washing
The last two months have been an extremely busy and productive time for the g7+.
At the end of August the chair of the g7+, H.E. Emilia Pires, along with a team led by the head of the g7+ Secretariat, Dr. Helder da Costa, traveled to Africa t