Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS
12/11/2015 - President Juncker launches the EU Emergency Trust Fund to tackle root causes of irregular migration in Africa
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, together with some European Heads of State, launched today in Valletta the EU's Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa.
11/11/2015 - 10th of December -The International Human Rights Day
The International Human Rights Day of 10th of December is approaching.This year the UN suggests that celebrations focus on the 50th anniversary of the two Human Rights Covenants on economic, cultural and social rights and on civil and political rights. It will be for the UN an opportunity for a campaign lasting 1 year.
Working together in Nigeria and ECOWAS
This pilot action aims to enhance the capacity of fishing communities. It adapts to the impacts of flood risks arising from rainfall and storm surges through data collection, education and public awareness.
- 23/11/15 - New EU funding for Palestine refugees and vulnerable Palestinian families through United Nations Relief and Works Agency
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The EU provides additional €10 million in support to UNRWA to keep schools open and to maintain core services for Palestinian refugees. Furthermore, Austria and Portugal provide €1.525 million through PEGASE in support to vulnerable Palestinian families.
- 23/11/15 - The European Commission announces development support for Madagascar
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2015 The European Commission today announced it will provide €518 million to Madagascar, as part of its development cooperation programmes to help reduce poverty in the African country covering the period 2014-2020.
- 23/11/15 - EU extends mandate of Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia
- 20/11/15 - Counter-Terrorism : Conclusions of the meeting of Council of the EU and Member States