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EU commits €9 million in humanitarian aid for most vulnerable families in #Myanmar

EU commits €9 million in humanitarian aid for most vulnerable families in #Myanmar

| September 3, 2019

The European Commission has announced a new humanitarian aid package worth €9 million to address the needs of families affected by violence in Myanmar, particularly those living in the Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. This includes €2 million to increase access to safe, quality primary and secondary education for children that are out of school […]

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#Myanmar – EU mission assesses human rights and labour rights situation

#Myanmar – EU mission assesses human rights and labour rights situation

| November 5, 2018

A monitoring mission of experts from the European Commission and the European External Action Service visited Myanmar from 28 to 31 October. This follows deeply worrying developments highlighted in various United Nations reports, in particular as regards human rights violations in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States and concerns around labour rights. This week’s high-level mission […]

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#Myanmar – ALDE Group calls for European Parliament to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sakharov Prize

#Myanmar – ALDE Group calls for European Parliament to revoke Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sakharov Prize

| September 3, 2018

The Liberal and Democrat group in the European Parliament calls on the House to revoke the Sakharov Prize awarded in 1990 and received in 2013 by Aung San Suu Kyi, due to her lack of moral leadership and compassion in the face of the Rohingya crisis. The report of the independent international fact-finding mission in […]

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First EU-Myanmar Task Force meeting in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw

First EU-Myanmar Task Force meeting in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The first EU-Myanmar Task Force will take place in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, 13-15 November. Its purpose is to provide comprehensive support to the transition in Myanmar/Burma by bringing together all of the tools and mechanisms – both political and economic (development aid, peace process support, investments) – available to the EU. High Representative […]

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Statement by President Barroso following his meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi

Statement by President Barroso following his meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Before starting with our statements to welcome Aung San Suu Kyi to the European Commission, let me tell you that I just learned about the aviation accident in Namur and I was shocked to know there were some victims. I would like to express at this moment my heartfelt condolences […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi to receive Sakharov Prize awarded 23 years ago

Aung San Suu Kyi to receive Sakharov Prize awarded 23 years ago

| October 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Myanmar/Burma militant and parliamentary opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will finally receive the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize, awarded to her in 1990, at a ceremony at noon on 22 October at the EP’s plenary session in Strasbourg. Ms Suu Kyi was released from house arrest three years ago.

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EU investment negotiations with China and ASEAN

EU investment negotiations with China and ASEAN

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) ministers today (18 October) adopted mandates that will allow the European Commission to negotiate investment agreements with China and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries (Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar/Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam). EU investment negotiations with China An EU-China investment agreement […]

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