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#HumanitarianAid – EU mobilizes €6 million for people in need in #Colombia

#HumanitarianAid – EU mobilizes €6 million for people in need in #Colombia

| June 7, 2019

As many people continue to be displaced in Colombia and are threatened by natural disasters, the European Commission announces today a new aid package of €6 million to help those most in need in the country. This includes €1 million for preparedness and response to natural disasters. “Supporting the Colombian people remains a high priority […]

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#OrganicProducts European Commission and Colombia to start negotiations on organic products trade

#OrganicProducts European Commission and Colombia to start negotiations on organic products trade

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The government of Colombia and the European Commission announced today (9 February) the start of negotiations towards a bilateral agreement on trade in organic products between the European Union and Colombia. Such an agreement would allow a larger market for organic farmers, a reduced burden for companies and ensure availability of more organic products to […]

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Still facing threat of economic boycott measures from EU because of settlement policy, Israel trys to make it less dependent on European market

Still facing threat of economic boycott measures from EU because of settlement policy, Israel trys to make it less dependent on European market

By Yossi Lempkowicz The EU is today Israel’s largest import and export market and accounts for around a third of Israel’s total trade. In 2012, 35 % of Israeli imports come from the EU while 27 % of Israeli exports go to the EU. On Sunday (18 May), the Israeli government approved a three-year plan […]

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Luxembourg joins EU Children of Peace initiative

Luxembourg joins EU Children of Peace initiative

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today (19 December) on the first anniversary of the creation of EU Children of Peace, Luxembourg is the first member state to join the EU Children of Peace initiative, the lasting legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize, which was awarded to the EU in 2012. The initiative funds humanitarian projects helping children in conflict zones […]

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