Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

#Ebola – EU provides an additional €30 million to tackle the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

#Ebola – EU provides an additional €30 million to tackle the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

| July 26, 2019

The EU is contributing a further €30 million in humanitarian funding for Ebola response in efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The second deadliest Ebola outbreak on record has claimed so far more than 1,700 lives in a country already facing a dire humanitarian situation. The funding announcement brings total EU humanitarian aid to […]

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#Ebola – EU provides further €5 million in humanitarian aid in Democratic Republic of Congo

#Ebola – EU provides further €5 million in humanitarian aid in Democratic Republic of Congo

| May 14, 2019

The EU is stepping up humanitarian support with an additional €5 million as the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to experience its biggest Ebola outbreak to date. The confirmed death toll of the epidemic now stands at over 1,000 people. With this announcement, total EU funding to tackle the disease in the country amounts to €17 million […]

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EU releases €7.2 million to step up fight against #Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo

EU releases €7.2 million to step up fight against #Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo

| October 23, 2018

The Commission is allocating an additional € 7.2 million to strengthen its response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which is not yet under control. Total EU response so far stands at €12.83m in 2018. The EU funding will help partner organizations working on the ground to deploy extra capacities […]

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#HumanRights: #DemocraticRepublicofCongo, #Nigeria and #Tibet

#HumanRights: #DemocraticRepublicofCongo, #Nigeria and #Tibet

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

MEPs have called for elections in Democratic Republic of Congo, condemned violence in Nigeria and urged China to release human rights activists. Democratic Republic of Congo: Government must hold elections on 23 December 2018 The European Parliament regrets that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) did not hold elections by the 2017 deadline and […]

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MEPs to #DRC and #Gabon presidents: ‘Respect the rule of law’

MEPs to #DRC and #Gabon presidents: ‘Respect the rule of law’

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The results of 2016 Gabon’s presidential election are “non-transparent and highly doubtful”, say MEPs in a resolution, voted on Thursday, on the rule of law crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in Gabon. They also call on the Congolese authorities to hold credible elections before the end of 2017. Condemning all the election-related […]

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#ConflictMinerals: Member states blocking progress on proposals that would help stop conflict minerals

#ConflictMinerals: Member states blocking progress on proposals that would help stop conflict minerals

Last year the European Parliament voted in favor of a strong regulation that would help fight trade in conflict minerals, but member states have been looking to weaken the plans. High-level negotiations have gone on behind closed doors in a trialogue process where the regulation is being watered down and rendered almost meaningless to those […]

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#Peacebuilding: Research finds that children are key in peacebuilding

#Peacebuilding: Research finds that children are key in peacebuilding

Research findings released in Brussels today reveal the role children can play in building peace and reducing violence around the world.   The report found that the involvement of children and young people in peacebuilding increases peaceful cohabitation, reduces discrimination and violence, and increases support to vulnerable groups. The report launch is being hosted by the Permanent Representation […]

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