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Statement on the Political Situation in Mali

Download GCAP expresses deep regret and concern about the coup d'état or military takeover in Mali. Indeed, Mali is a Sahel country already in the grip of multiple jihadist violence…
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Africans stand in front of the Don Franc hotel in Guangzhou, before the coronavirus crisis.

COVID 19 and Racism

GCAP strongly condemns the recent cases of racism in relation with the Coronavirus pandemic and calls for strong reactions from governments, civil society and the international community. The Corona virus…
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GCAP Uganda’s Statement on Covid-19

Civil Society Contributions to the Uganda Covid-19 Response Submitted to the Office of the Prime Minister’s Inter-Ministerial Technical Taskforce on Covid-19 3 April 2020 On the 2nd April 2020 the…
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Zambia and COVID-19

A few weeks ago, most people were living a normal life: waking up, going to work, going for a walk and spending time out and about with those close to…
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GCAP Senegal Position on Covid-19

While the world is grappling with (COVID-19), Senegal has not been spared by this pandemic which continues to progress, installing desolation, fear, psychosis and a procession of misfortunes. The Senegalese…
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GCAP Mauritius Statement on Covid-19

By Halley Movement Coalition & GCAP Mauritius COVID-19 and Mauritius The novel coronavirus has impacted Mauritius since March 2020 where the country has registered its first Covid-19 positive case. As…
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COVID-19: Promoting support for diverse communities in Zimbabwe

The National Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NANGO) acknowledges the position that was taken by the Government of Zimbabwe of instituting a 21-day lockdown with effect from Monday 30 March 2020,…
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GCAP Malawi press release : Covid-19 National Preparedness and Response

  COUNCIL FOR NON GOVERNMENTAL Organizations in Malawi P O Box 2264; Lilongwe; MALAWI; TEL: (265) 01 759 881/882; Email: congoma@gmail.com website: www.congoma.mw Press Release COVID-19 NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE…
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Side Event: Assessing the multiple discrimination against women with disabilities in Africa at the ARFSD

GCAP and Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations are leading a side event Assessing the multiple discrimination against women with disabilities in Africa-Strategies and ways to address it to ensure no…
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Side Event: Ending Discrimination and Changing the Terms of Inclusion: Making the SDGs Meaningful for all in Africa at the ARFSD

Please join us for this side event on Ending Discrimination and Changing the Terms of Inclusion: Making the SDGs Meaningful for all in Africa on 25/02 from 13:00 to 14:30…
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Failure of Madrid: A CSO Reflection of COP25

by Salina Sanou, PACJA’s Head of Programmes and GCAP's Global Co-Chair The Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) and African CSOs partners including GCAP national coalitions participated in the at the…
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Women and Girls with Disabilities Call for Action Now by Governments Gathered in Addis Ababa

GCAP and partners of Leave No Woman Behind will be attending the Africa regional review of twenty-five years of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) from…
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