Tag: Ethiopia

#EUAfrica: African Union Commission and European Commission meet to address shared EU-Africa challenges

#EUAfrica: African Union Commission and European Commission meet to address shared EU-Africa challenges

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tomorrow (6 April), the African Union Commission and the European Commission will hold their annual College-to-College meeting in Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa. This is the biggest Africa-EU political meeting of the year. Tomorrow, the African Union Commission and the European Commission will hold their annual College-to-College meeting in Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa. The […]

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#humanrights: EU seamen detained in India, Ethiopia and North Korea nuclear test

#humanrights: EU seamen detained in India, Ethiopia and North Korea nuclear test

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Parliament calls on India to release the 14 Estonian and 6 Briton seamen detained in the south of the country, strongly condemns the nuclear test conducted on 6 January by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and deplores the recent use of excessive force by security forces in Ethiopia, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. […]

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EU leads in mobilizing resources for sustainable development

EU leads in mobilizing resources for sustainable development

International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica (pictured) is this week attending the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference is expected to result in an agreement on the financial and non-financial means of implementation (i.e. aid, investments, policies and more) that will support the post-2015 development agenda and […]

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Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees

Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in Africa: it is sheltering more than 643,000 refugees. Most of them are fleeing the conflict in South Sudan and are facing malnutrition and the […]

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Two hundred young people hold their own football world cup in Brazil to speak out against violence

Two hundred young people hold their own football world cup in Brazil to speak out against violence

This week, boys and girls from around the world will be rivals on the football field, but will be united as one to speak out against the inequalities and violence they say are ruining their lives. The football tournament will see youths from 13 countries call on world leaders to work for a more fair […]

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South Sudan: EU steps up efforts to prevent humanitarian tragedy

South Sudan: EU steps up efforts to prevent humanitarian tragedy

Due to the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Sudan, the European Commission is ready to boost its live-saving assistance by €45 million to prevent an appalling tragedy in the country which is affecting the whole region. This upcoming funding has been announced during a high-level meeting on the South Sudan humanitarian crisis organised in […]

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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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