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EU confirms new support for Mauritania during high-level visit

EU confirms new support for Mauritania during high-level visit

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs is today (10 February) expected to announce €195 million for Mauritania in the areas of food security, rule of law and health care for the years 2014-2020. The commissioner will meet President Abdel Aziz and Prime Minister Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdhaf during his visit, and discussions are expected to focus in […]

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Commissioner Piebalgs visits three West-African countries to discuss future development co-operation

Commissioner Piebalgs visits three West-African countries to discuss future development co-operation

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs (pictured) will begin on Monday (10 February) a high-level visit to Mauritania, Senegal and the Cape Verde, where he will underline the EU’s ongoing commitment to supporting the region and confirm future funding for the three countries. The visit will be the Commissioner’s first ever to Senegal and Cape Verde, and […]

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Sahel crisis: EU to give €142 million in humanitarian aid in 2014

Sahel crisis: EU to give €142 million in humanitarian aid in 2014

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Commission today has announced it will give €142 million in humanitarian funds to the Sahel region of Africa in 2014, which is once again suffering because of a severe food and nutrition crisis this year. In addition, many people in Mali are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the situation […]

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Opinion: Africa takes centre-stage at 3rd Atlantic Dialogues

Opinion: Africa takes centre-stage at 3rd Atlantic Dialogues

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mass Mboup The Moroccan capital Rabat hosted The Atlantic Dialogues for the third consecutive year. Launched in 2011, this event has gained an important place on the international agenda. It is organised through the initiative of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in partnership with the OCP Foundation (Office Chérifien des […]

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Azerbaijan at United Nations Security Council 2012-2013: Experience earned

Azerbaijan at United Nations Security Council 2012-2013: Experience earned

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Elmar Mammadyarov Foreign Minister of Republic of Azerbaijan Shortly after Azerbaijan’s election to the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member, President Ilham Aliyev declared that his nation’s priorities would be to promote the ideals of justice and supremacy of international law enshrined in the UN Charter.  Guided by this vision, Azerbaijan worked […]

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European Agenda 9-13 December

European Agenda 9-13 December

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

European Agenda is provided by Orpheus Public Affairs European Parliament – Plenary Week, Brussels Monday 9 December European Parliament debate on Common Fisheries Policy report, as well as an additional report on deep-sea stocks and fishing in the North-East Atlantic and international waters, votes on following day. Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council: […]

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European Union maintains commitment to Mali

European Union maintains commitment to Mali

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announced on 5 November further support for Mali totalling €615 million (following approval by the European Parliament and the Council) under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for 2014 to 2020. This new allocation emphasises the European Union’s determination to maintain its support for building peace and economic and social development in […]

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