Delegation to Guyana, Suriname and for the Dutch Overseas Countries and Territories
Working together in Guyana
Moruca is an isolated indigenous community in Western Guyana located among marsh forest and swamp savannahs. Construction of a bridge and two access dams has improved livelihoods through better access to markets and between communities.
18/10/16 - Managing migration effectively: Commission reports on progress in the implementation of the Partnership Framework with third countries
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2016 The Commission presents today its first progress Report on implementing the Partnership Frameworks with third countries: the EU's new approach to more effectively managing migration jointly with countries of origin and transit is starting to yield results.
- 05/10/16 - Brussels Conference on Afghanistan: continued international support for Afghanistan's political and economic stability and development
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2016 Today, 75 countries and 25 international organisations and agencies came together to commit their continued engagement and support for a brighter, more prosperous and peaceful future for the people of Afghanistan.
- 04/10/16 - Brussels Conference on Afghanistan: realising Afghanistan's economic potential and reinforcing the role of women
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2016 Day One of the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, co-hosted by the European Union and the Government of Afghanistan, kicked off today with an event on regional economic cooperation and another on women empowerment in Afghanistan.
- 04/10/16 - EU strengthens trade rules against goods used for capital punishment and torture
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2016 Today, the European Union has taken an important step towards the further strengthening of the trade rules applicable to goods that could be used for capital punishment or torture.
- 04/10/16 - Strengthening trade rules against goods used for capital punishment and torture
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 October 2016 Strengthening trade rules against goods used for capital punishment and torture Introduction The EU is firmly committed to the absolute prohibition of capital punishment, torture or other cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.