Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:06:24 GMT
2015 Human Rights Tulip Awarded to IRA-Mauritania
[Waza] The 2015 Human Rights Tulip was awarded on International Human Rights Day, Thursday 10 December, to IRA-Mauritania, an organisation from Mauritania that is working to abolish slavery. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders, will presen...

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:25:00 GMT
Benin to Host the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Ouagadougou Partnership
[AMA] The international conference, which will be held in Cotonou from December 09-11, 2015 aims to celebrate the significant strides made in facilitating access to family planning methods in the nine countries composing the Ouagadougou Partnership, ...

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:57:17 GMT
Meet the Woman Freeing Mauritania's Slaves
[Al Jazeera] When I got off the plane at the Nouakchott International Airport, I had just flown over miles and miles of the Sahara Desert, looking out of the airplane window at so much endless, timeless sand that the dunes seemed, to my mind, like wh...

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:30:13 GMT
Mauritania Must Enable the Dissemination of Information About Modern Slavery
[MFWA] The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) joins the world in observing the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on December 2. In order to abolish slavery in practice, the MFWA calls on Mauritania to open spaces for civil society a...

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 14:10:03 GMT
Mauritania Rejects FoE Recommendations to Protect Freedom of Expression, Journalists, and Human Rights Defenders
[MFWA] At a recent U.N.-level human rights review, Mauritania rejected recommendations by Member States on protecting the right to freedom of expression and creating an enabling environment, especially for journalists and human rights defenders.

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:06:57 GMT
Mauritania National Day
[State Department] Washington, DC -Press Statement November 27, 2015

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:34:12 GMT
President of Republic Felicitates His Mauritanian Counterpart On Independence Day
[SPS] Bir Lehlou -President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente Polisario, Mohamed Abdelaziz, sent a letter of congratulation to the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz, on the 55th anniversary of ...

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:00:28 GMT
Syrians Fly to Mauritania for Perilous Sahara Trek
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A growing number of Syrians are flying to Mauritania before making long and dangerous journeys through the Sahara Desert towards Europe, and more may follow as European nations restrict entry at their land borders,...

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:26:50 GMT
Angolan Ambassador Delivers Credentials
[ANGOP] Nouakchott -The Angolan ambassador to Mauritania, António José Condesse de Carvalho (Toka) delivered recently in Nouakchott, Mauritanian capital city, his credentials to the President of that country, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:20:58 GMT
World Cup 2018 - Qualifiers - Tunisia Beat Mauritania 2-1, Advance to 3rd Round
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia's national soccer team have qualified for the third round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers after defeating Mauritania's 2-1 at a second round second-leg game played on Tuesday evening in Rades.

Sat, 14 Nov 2015 12:45:10 GMT
World Cup 2018 - Qualifiers - 2nd Round - Tunisia Beat Mauritania 2 - 1
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Nouakchott, -Tunisia's national soccer team beat Mauritania's 2-1 at a 2018 World Cup second-round first-leg qualifier played, Friday in Nouakchott.

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:37:41 GMT
Universal Periodic Review Reveals That Authorities Must Move From Talk to Action
[Alkarama] UPR session of Mauritania