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EU attends UN Summit on refugees and migrants and 71st United Nations General Assembly Ministerial week

16/09/2016 - EU attends UN Summit on refugees and migrants and 71st United Nations General Assembly Ministerial week

A high level delegation of the European Union will travel to New York to participate in the UN Summit on refugees and migrants on 19 September, and take part in this year's UN General Assembly Ministerial week, taking place from 20 to 29 September.

European Union holds a Climate Diplomacy Week worldwide

12/09/2016 - European Union holds a Climate Diplomacy Week worldwide pdf - 322 KB [322 KB]


Last December, 195 countries gathered in Paris to negotiate a new global climate agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The result – the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal which sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2oC. To further underline their determination countries also agreed to pursue efforts to limit temperature increase to 1,5oC. Now, ten months on from that historic outcome, the European Union (EU) remains proud of the ambitious Paris Agreement and Papua New Guinea should be too. For the vision of a global low emissions future to materialise, our attention needs to turn to putting our words into action. 

EU Launches '2016-2020 Human Rights and Democracy Country Strategy' for Papua New Guinea

09/09/2016 - EU Launches '2016-2020 Human Rights and Democracy Country Strategy' for Papua New Guinea pdf - 330 KB [330 KB]

The European Union (EU) and two of its Member States, France and United Kingdom, have recently endorsed a five-year '2016-2020 Country Strategy on Human Rights and Democracy for Papua New Guinea'.

In announcing this strategy, the EU Delegation and its Member States, France and United Kingdom, issue the following joint statement: "Papua New Guinea society is going through a vibrant transformation and the human rights landscape is evolving, while adequate responses and implementation by Government agencies are still progressing.  Against this background, the EU Delegation and EU Member States will explore opportunities to align with government efforts and support areas where meaningful impact can be achieved."

 

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Working together in Papua New Guinea

Providing trained teachers in remote areas of Papua New Guinea

Providing trained teachers in remote areas of Papua New Guinea

In Papua New Guinea, around half of primary school-aged children are out of school. A lack of qualified teachers and facilities continues to be a problem throughout the country; an issue that is especially acute in remote areas, where providing teachers is a big challenge. Where there are no teachers, schools simply close, leaving many children out of school.

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22/09/16 - European Commission proposes Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba

- Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 September 2016 The European Commission has adopted the proposal to the Council on the signing of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) with Cuba. The European Commission has adopted a proposal to the Council on the signing of the Political Dialogue and...

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