The Bureau of the European Parliament is responsible for matters relating to the budget, administration, organisation and staff. It is composed of the President of the European Parliament along with all 14 Vice-Presidents and the five Quaestors (in a consultative capacity). They are elected for two and a half years (renewable term) with the President holding a casting vote. Elections are usually held at the start, and at the midpoint, of each Parliamentary term.
Pál Schmitt, Vice President, EPP, Hungary - became President of the Republic of Hungary on 6 August 2010
Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Vice President, ALDE, Germany - resigned over doctoral thesis plagiarism affair on 11 May 2011
Stavros Lambrinidis, Vice President, S & D, Greece - became Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece on 17 June 2011
.Africa is the proposed Internet generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) for the African and Pan African communities and users wherever they may reside. The .africa gTLD serves as a regional domain for individuals and entities based in and out of Africa.
The .Africa gTLD has not yet been delegated to any organization as registry operator. The .Africa application that was submitted by DotConnectAfrica Trust is now the subject of an unresolved disagreement with ICANN (DCA Trust vs ICANN) following an Independent Review Panel (IRP) Process that was invoked by DCA Trust under ICANN’s accountability mechanism in October 2013. The IRP was administrated by the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) New York, US.
DCA Trust had passed all the new gTLD applicant evaluation criteria, but before the Initial Evaluation (IE) result was issued, a Governmental Advisory Committee GAC Objection Advice that had been issued in Beijing in April 2013 was later accepted by the ICANN Board in early June 2013 which caused the ICANN Board to instruct ICANN staff that DCA Trust’s .Africa new gTLD application will not be approved. This had caused the non-completion of the evaluation of DCA Trust’s application; which then led DCA Trust to challenge the ICANN Board decision through a series of accountability mechanism.
Africa and De viris illustribus were partially inspired by Petrarch's visit to Rome in 1337. According to Bergin and Wilson (p. ix). It seems very likely that the inspirational vision of the Eternal City must have been the immediate spur to the design of the Africa and probably De viris illustribus as well. After returning from his grand tour, the first sections of Africa were written in the valley of Vaucluse. Petrarch recalls
The fact that he abandoned it early on is not entirely correct since it was far along when he received two invitations (from Rome and from Paris) in September 1340 each asking him to accept the crown as poet laureate. A preliminary form of the poem was completed in time for the laurel coronation April 8, 1341 (Easter Sunday).
Africa is 2009 Perpetuum Jazzile album. By large most successful song from the album is a capella version of Toto's "Africa", the performance video of which has received more than 15 million YouTube views since its publishing in May 2009 until September 2013.
Africa, no doubt, enjoys rich natural resources and market potential ... These large deposits of natural resources, writes Ayodele Odusola, Chief Economist, UNDPRegionalBureau for Africa, “promise a bright future for developing value chains” that agriculture and the extractive sectors are prerequisites of national, regional and global value chains....
... Saturday that they would work towards the historic transformation of the Horn of Africa region towards peace and integration ... According to data from the KenyaNationalBureau of Statistics, the Horn of Africa nation is positioned as one of the largest export markets for Kenya....
According to data from the KenyaNationalBureau of Statistics, the Horn of Africa nation is positioned as one of the largest export markets for Kenya ... The launch of commercial flights between Ethiopia and Somalia, also came amid wider optimism in the Horn of Africa region and ......
Well before PresidentDonald Trump began slapping tariffs on steel, aluminum and other imported goods, there was a deal with SouthAfrica that gave U.S ... They cite a lawsuit in South Africa that aims to end duty-free imports of American chicken unless South Africa is exempted from Trump's metal tariffs....
Africa continues to be a huge recipient of foreign aid ...Africa, no doubt, enjoys rich natural resources and market potential ... Africa must benefit from its mineral resources.). These large deposits of natural resources, writes Ayodele Odusola, Chief Economist, UNDPRegionalBureau for Africa, “promise a bright future for developing value chains”....
DURBAN - The impact of business tourism for SouthAfrica and KwaZulu-Natal, in particular, develops the potential for year-round tourism sustainability, tackling seasonality and occupancy, improving the overall national economy and building a recognizably positive image of our country....