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VIDEO-PHOTO PRESS RELEASE: Kofi Annan Launched the 2014 Africa Progress Report

VIDEO-PHOTO PRESS RELEASE: Kofi Annan Launched the 2014 Africa Progress Report

 

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ABUJA, Nigeria, May 8, 2014/ — Mr Kofi Annan, chairman of the Africa Progress Panel (http://www.africaprogresspanel.org) launched the 2014 Africa Progress Report to the media from London on Thursday the 8th May 2014. The report finds that African countries can reduce poverty and inequality by boosting agriculture, which affects two thirds of the continent’s population. Africa has the potential to feed itself and other regions too. But first plunder of Africa’s timber and fisheries must stop.

 

 

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The following copyright free Videos and Photos are distributed free of charge and can be broadcast, edited and  re-distributed to third parties:

VIDEO FOOTAGE:

Download the Script: http://www.apo-mail.org/140508Script.doc

Download the footage (part 1): http://www.apo-mail.org/APP1.mov

Download the footage (part 2): http://www.apo-mail.org/APP2.mov

Download the footage (part 3): http://www.apo-mail.org/APP3.mov

Additional broadcast material is available on request.

 

SAME VIDEO ON YOUTUBE:

YouTube video (part 1): http://youtu.be/Ct0t8IBCXJo

YouTube video (part 2): http://youtu.be/NdU23Ju4rAc

YouTube video (part 3):  http://youtu.be/foX26a3mR9M

 

PHOTOS :

Photo 1: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1057 (From left to right: (1) Peter Eigen, Panel Member and Founder of Transparency International, (2) Kofi Annan, Chair of the Africa Progress Panel and former UN Secretary General, (3) Caroline Kende-Robb, Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel, (4) Tidjane Thiam, Panel Member and CEO of Prudential Plc, and (4) Bob Geldof, Panel Member, Musician, Businessman, and Advocate)

 

Photo 2: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1058 (Bob Geldof talks about the way in which illegal fishing by foreign vessels destroys communities along African coasts at the launch of this year’s Africa Progress Report)

 

Photo 3: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1059 (Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan answers a question from the media at the launch of this year’s Africa Progress Report)

 

Photo 4: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1060 (Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan and Chair of the Africa Progress Panel presents this year’s Africa Progress Report)

 

Photo 5: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1052 (Kofi Annan, Chair of the Africa Progress Panel)

 

Logo Africa Progress Panelhttp://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/app.png

 

Download the Report: http://www.apo-mail.org/APP_Summary_EN.pdf

 

More information about the report: http://bit.ly/1kSYNln

 

Download the Infographic “Africa’s Food Exchange”: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/infog_3_foodexchange.jpg

 

Download the Infographic “Africa’s Losses: Cost of Illicit Outflows”: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/infog_5_africalosses.jpg

 

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of the Africa Progress Panel (APP).

 

 

About the Africa Progress Panel

Chaired by Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, the ten-member Africa Progress Panel (http://www.africaprogresspanel.org) advocates at the highest levels for equitable and sustainable development in Africa. The Panel releases its flagship publication, the Africa Progress Report, every year in May.

 

For further information, please contact :

 

Victoria Williams, Hill+Knowlton Strategies – (o) +27 11 463 2198  (m) +27 72 452 1772

Email: victoria.williams@hkstrategies.co.za

 

Geraldine Trennery, Hill+Knowlton Strategies –(o) +27 11 463 2198 (m) +27 82 677 5201

Email: geraldine.trennery@hkstrategies.co.za

 

http://www.africaprogresspanel.org

 

http://www.facebook.com/africaprogresspanel  and https://twitter.com/africaprogress

 

SOURCE 

Africa Progress Panel (APP) 

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