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Commissioner Neven Mimica visits #Egypt in framework of Egypt’s chairmanship of  #AfricanUnion

Commissioner Neven Mimica visits #Egypt in framework of Egypt’s chairmanship of  #AfricanUnion

International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica (pictured) is on an official visit to Egypt. Between February 2019 until January 2020, Egypt is chairing the African Union. Commissioner Mimica said: “We have high hopes for the Egyptian Chairmanship of the African Union, especially when it comes to making progress on boosting investment, strengthening the business climate and continuing the path […]

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#Africa must take greater responsibility for its problems

#Africa must take greater responsibility for its problems

It is in all our interests for African countries to do more to create peace and stability on their continent, but they need help in this.  A report by Conservative Security and Defense spokesman Geoffrey Van Orden MEP on peace support operations in Africa was today approved by the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee with […]

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#Congo: S&Ds urge Democratic Republic of Congo to respect country’s Constitution in electoral process

#Congo: S&Ds urge Democratic Republic of Congo to respect country’s Constitution in electoral process

The European Parliament, with the active contribution from the European Socialists and Democrats, adopted a resolution on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 10 March, calling its authorities to fully respect the country’s constitution, especially on the electoral process. The president of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, said: “We urge the Congolese authorities to […]

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EU announces new funds to strengthen security in Africa

EU announces new funds to strengthen security in Africa

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The EU will today (13 December) confirm that it will provide €12.5 million through the African Peace Facility to improve the management of African-led peace support operations. These funds will concretely support the establishment of a ‘Command, Control, Communication and Information System’ (C3IS) over a period of two years. The C3IS will provide secure data, […]

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