Tag: Mozambique

Commission pledges €100 million to help #Mozambique recover from cyclones #Idai and #Kenneth

Commission pledges €100 million to help #Mozambique recover from cyclones #Idai and #Kenneth

| June 4, 2019

The EU has pledged €100 million to help Mozambique recover from the devastating effects of cyclones Idai and Kenneth, which hit the country in March and April this year. International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica made the announcement on June 1 at the International Donors Pledging Conference held in Beira, one of the areas hardest […]

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#CycloneIdai – €12 million EU assistance in #Mozambique, #Zimbabwe and #Malawi

#CycloneIdai – €12 million EU assistance in #Mozambique, #Zimbabwe and #Malawi

| April 12, 2019

The European Union has announced an additional €12 million in humanitarian support in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. This funding will assist people in need following cyclone Idai and the subsequent floods. Total EU humanitarian assistance in response to this natural disaster now amounts to more than €15m. “We continue to stand in solidarity with the […]

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EU channels further support for #Mozambique following #CycloneIdai 

EU channels further support for #Mozambique following #CycloneIdai 

| March 25, 2019

At the request of Mozambique, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to help those affected by the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai.  Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides said: “Mozambique is not alone in these difficult times. More EU support is on its way. We are working 24/7 to deliver essential supplies and save lives. […]

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#Malta presidency must address pressing issue of failed asylum seekers

#Malta presidency must address pressing issue of failed asylum seekers

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Malta is gearing up for a first in its history when it assumes the helm of the EU’s rotating presidency in January 2017, writes Martin Banks. The controversial issue of Mediterranean migration promises to be top of the Maltese government’s EU agenda. One of the key questions concerns how to manage migration flows in the Mediterranean, […]

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#Plenary highlights: #SOTEU, car emissions, Poland

#Plenary highlights: #SOTEU, car emissions, Poland

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

  The debate on the state of the European Union with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker dominated the plenary session in Strasbourg taking place on 12-15 September. MEPs also exchanged views with Tibetan leader Dalai Lama and supported the Commission’s decision to order Ireland to recover €13 billion in illegal tax benefits from Apple. Populism, […]

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Europe and Africa double research efforts to tackle AIDS, Ebola and other infectious diseases

Europe and Africa double research efforts to tackle AIDS, Ebola and other infectious diseases

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The EU and Africa are today (2 December) doubling the research efforts to develop new and better medicines for poverty-related diseases affecting sub-Saharan Africa such as AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, hookworms and Ebola. Building on the success of the first programme, the second European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership programme (EDCTP2) will work with a […]

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EU to observe elections in Mozambique

EU to observe elections in Mozambique

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following an invitation from the Mozambican authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Mozambique to observe the Presidential, Legislative and Provincial Elections scheduled for 15 October 2014. High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton appointed MEP Judith Sargentini […]

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