EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organisations to the region
EU News 432/2014
Brussels, 27 October 2014
Today, the EU has confirmed that it will support the wider region of the Horn of Africa with a total of €3 billion until 2020. The announcement comes ahead of a visit to the region by Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Directorate for Development and Cooperation, Marcus Cornaro, and European Union Special Representative for the Horn of Africa, Alexander Rondos.
They will participate in a joint high-level mission of international organisations that includes UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, Islamic Development Bank President, Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al-Madani, and African Union Commission Deputy Chair, Erastus Mwencha.
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