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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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Parliament endorses controversial EU-Mauritania Fisheries Protocol

Parliament endorses controversial EU-Mauritania Fisheries Protocol

The European Parliament endorsed the current protocol to the EU-Mauritania fisheries partnership agreement (FPA) on 8 October, despite objections from some MEPs that it imposes higher licence fees and reduced fishing opportunities, e.g. it excludes octopus. The protocol has applied provisionally since 1 August 2012. “We now have to prepare for the renewal of this […]

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