Mark Simmonds

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Name: Mark Simmonds
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Somaliland: Relations With UK Further Strengthened

The British and Somaliland Governments, which share historic and fruitful relations, have agreed to enhance existing cooperation during a visit by the UK Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds. The UK has agreed to lift its travel advisory ban on Somaliland ... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Britain Pledges Financial Support for Somali Security Forces, 2016 Elections

The United Kingdom will support Somalia's preparations to hold public presidential elections in 2016 and provide financial assistance to strengthen Somalia's army and police forces, Britain's Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds announced Tuesday (April ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Press release: Foreign Office Minister meets President of Somalia

Foreign Office Minister for Africa visited Somalia on 15 April to demonstrate UK support for Somali peace and development. He held constructive talks with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the Defence Minister and other government ministers on issues ... [Published Inside UK Government - Somalia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

TCI, Bahamas unite against illegals

Weekly News reporter•-To reach out to Haitian Gov’tTHE TURKS and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas will be exploring ways in which they can work together to address the equally troublesome issue of illegal migration, particularly of Haitian nationals.Governor ... [Published Turks and Caicos Weekly News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

EU and Africa agree to work together on peace and security, trade and investment and development.

News Date: 11th April 2014The Foreign Secretary and Minister for Africa represented the UK at the European Union-Africa Summit in Brussels on 2-3 April.They participated in working sessions on the Summit themes "Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace" ... [Published Business Ghana - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

MP: “Send me evidence of anti-social behaviour in Boston to put to policing minister”

MP Mark Simmonds has issued a call for people to come forward with evidence to help prove the need for action to tackle anti-social behaviour in Boston.Mr Simmonds will be meeting with policing minister Damian Green and wants to put the experiences of ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Britain slams continuing violence in Darfur

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LONDON, April 7 (Xinhua) -- British Foreign Office Minister Mark Simmonds on Monday slammed the continuing violence in Sudan's Darfur region, calling for peaceful dialogues to end the conflict in the region."I am extremely ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

News story: British Indian Ocean Territory Resettlement Study Underway

Speaking on the publication of KPMG’s Inception Report for the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) Resettlement Feasibility Study, FCO Minister Mark Simmonds said:I recently travelled to BIOT to gain a first-hand understanding of the realities of the ... [Published Department for Transport - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Press release: Minister for Africa condemns continued attacks on civilians in Darfur

Following a sharp increase in violence in Darfur in 2014, Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds condemns attacks on civilians and calls for an immediate cessation of violence:I am extremely worried by the continuation of violence in Darfur. Since the start ... [Published Government UK - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Premier reports London travel costs

Travel costs for government officials on a trip to London last month came in under $20,000, according to reports from the premier’s office.Premier Alden McLaughlin headed to London with his ministry chief officer Eric Bush and George Town MLA Roy McTaggart. ... [Published Cay Compass - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

UK Chairs The Voluntary Principles On Security And Human Rights

UK Chairs The Voluntary Principles On Security & Human RightsToday the UK begins its Chairmanship of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, for one yearby Mark Simmonds MP(WireNews+Co) - London, England - 28 March 2014Foreign OfficeThe ... [Published WireNews - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Britain hails completion of UN peace operations in Sierra Leone

Britain on Wednesday commended the closure of 15 years of United Nations (UN) peacebuilding operations in Sierra Leonel, calling it a "milestone" in the the West African country's history, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said Wednes ... [Published China.org.cn - Mar 26 2014]

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"the planned trade and investment conference in london is geared towards making sure that british businesses are aware of opportunities existing here in somaliland" said Simmonds
"a safer somalia means a safer uk: very clear from my visit today that the uk is leading efforts to support lasting peace and development" Simmonds said via Twitter

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UK, Somali officials meet over terrorism [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 18 2014]
Britain Pledges Financial Support for Somali Se... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Press release: Foreign Office Minister meets Pr... [Published Inside UK Government - Somalia - Apr 16 2014]
FCO Press Release: Foreign Office Minister meet... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 16 2014]
The many legislatures under Westminster's wing [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 16 2014]
TCI, Bahamas unite against illegals [Published Turks and Caicos Weekly News - Apr 14 2014]
UK urged to admit that CIA used island as secre... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
EU and Africa agree to work together on peace a... [Published Business Ghana - Apr 11 2014]
MP: “Send me evidence of anti-social behaviour ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 09 2014]
MP: “Send me evidence of anti-social behaviour ... [Published Boston Standard - Apr 09 2014]
Save Lincolnshire Libraries protesters waiting ... [Published Lincolnshire Echo - Apr 08 2014]
Britain slams continuing violence in Darfur [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 08 2014]
Britain slams continuing violence in Darfur [Published China.org.cn - Apr 07 2014]
Press release: Foreign Secretary remembers the ... [Published 10 Downing Street - Apr 07 2014]
News story: British Indian Ocean Territory Rese... [Published Department for Transport - Apr 07 2014]
Press release: Foreign Secretary attends EU-Afr... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 07 2014]
Press release: Minister for Africa condemns con... [Published Government UK - Apr 07 2014]
World Joins Rwanda in Mourning Genocide Victims [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
12:08 Agencies unite for post-flood advice [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 06 2014]
News story: UK Minister plants poppies in Bruss... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 04 2014]
Premier reports London travel costs [Published Cay Compass - Apr 04 2014]
Britain Promises Continued Economic Support to ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 04 2014]
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Press release: Foreign Office Minister meets Pr... [Published Inside UK Government - Somalia - Apr 16 2014]
Foreign Office Minister for Africa visited Somalia on 15 April to demonstrate UK support for Somali peace and development. He held constructive talks with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the Defence Minister and other government ministers on issues ...
FCO Press Release: Foreign Office Minister meet... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Apr 16 2014]
LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mark Simmonds meets President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia Foreign Office Minister for Africa visited Somalia on...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
FCO Press Release: Minister for Africa expresse... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Mar 06 2014]
LONDON, United-Kingdom, March 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, calls for unhindered access for UN and humanitarian agencies following escalation...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: DRC Faith Lea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 05 2014]
Source: TearfundCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo In the week that Foreign Secretary William Hague called for rape as a weapon of war to be ‘removed from the world’s arsenal of cruelty’, faith leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ...
FCO Press Release: Minister for Africa gives ke... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Feb 27 2014]
LONDON, United-Kingdom, February 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today Foreign Office Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds gave a keynote speech at the Nigerian centenary...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, ...
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