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European Union announces €100 million to support the democratic transition process in #Sudan

European Union announces €100 million to support the democratic transition process in #Sudan

| March 2, 2020

The European Union has announced €100 million to support the civilian-led authorities in Sudan to meet the most pressing needs of the democratic transition. “The European Union is fully committed to accompanying the ongoing political transition in Sudan through all the means at its disposal. Besides political support, financial assistance to Sudan remains crucial, given […]

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High Representative/Vice President Borrell in Ethiopia and Sudan during first visit to #Africa

High Representative/Vice President Borrell in Ethiopia and Sudan during first visit to #Africa

| February 27, 2020

Today (27 February), the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell (pictured) will travel to Ethiopia to attend the 10th African Union-European Union Commission-to-Commission meeting. After that, on Friday, he will meet with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, to confirm the EU’s support to his political […]

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#Sudan – No justification for violence against peaceful demonstrators

#Sudan – No justification for violence against peaceful demonstrators

| June 4, 2019

At least 35 peaceful protesters were killed in Sudan as Sudanese security forces cleared protest camps near army headquarters in Khartoum on July 3, 2019, writes EU Reporter’s David Kunz. The protests come in the wake of the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir in April. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) of Sudan took power after […]

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#HumanRights: #Maldives, #Sudan and #Uganda

#HumanRights: #Maldives, #Sudan and #Uganda

| March 19, 2018

MEPs have called for the respect of human rights in the Maldives, the ending of torture practises on detainees in Sudan and of ‘mercy killings’ in Uganda. MEPs urge the Maldives government to immediately lift the state of emergency, release all persons arbitrarily detained and ensure the proper functioning of Parliament and judiciary. They are […]

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#HumanRights: Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar

#HumanRights: Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs have called for an end to the arbitrary detention of journalists in Sudan, condemn the terrorist attacks in Somalia, and express their concern regarding the upcoming elections in Madagascar. Sudan: Charges against writer Mohamed Zine al-Abidine must be reviewed The European Parliament expresses its deep concern over the sentencing of writer Mohamed Zine al-Abidine, […]

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EU announces €106 million support package for people affected by crises in #Sudan

EU announces €106 million support package for people affected by crises in #Sudan

| October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has announced a €106 million support package – €46 million in humanitarian assistance and €60 million for development – to directly assist people in Sudan affected by forced displacement, undernutrition, disease outbreaks and recurrent extreme climatic conditions. Some 4.8 million people in Sudan currently need urgent assistance. The announcement comes as Commissioner […]

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#Sudan:  EU announces development package for Sudan to address irregular migration and forced displacement

#Sudan: EU announces development package for Sudan to address irregular migration and forced displacement

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

During a visit to Sudan on 5 April, Commissioner Neven Mimica discussed increased EU cooperation with Sudan on issues of common interest. He also announced a €100 million Special Measure for the country, to be implemented under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. This Trust Fund was set up last year to tackle instability […]

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