EU's relations with Bangladesh

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  • 09/05/2014
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  • 09/01/2014
    Declaration by the High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on the Legislative Elections in Bangladeshpdf

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EU-Bangladesh relations date back to 1973 and have evolved over the years, reaching a new level of partnership under the Co-operation Agreement in 2001 . This agreement considerably broadened the scope of co-operation, extending to trade and economic development, human rights, good governance and the environment.

The Country Strategy Paper for Bangladesh pdf - 378 KB [378 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) covers the period 2007 to 2013. It is drafted against the backdrop of the following key challenges for Bangladesh:

 a continued struggle in addressing the structural problems of poverty and to achieve the MDGs by the target date of 2015

 good governance problems that affect the efficient and effective delivery of basic public services to the poor

 the need to diversify the industrial base and to improve the enabling environment for business. 

This strategy is grounded in the Government of Bangladesh’s own response strategy to these challenges contained in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper .


EU and ASEAN: Towards a Strategic Partnership for Peace Stability and Prosperity This year's EU-ASEAN foreign ministers marked the 20th anniversary of ministerial meetings. It was a special occasion as ministers agreed to upgrade the relationship to a strategic partnership. This is testament to the growing depth of their cooperation and demonstrates the increasing importance the EU attaches to relations with partners in Asia. /top_stories/images/20140723_eu-aseanflags.jpg © EU 0801262480d8585e 0801262480e4e8c1 0801262480e4e8ce 0801262480d75e82 0801262480e4578f 0801262480e4fd75 0801262480d27595 0801262480e4fe81 0801262480e4fddc 0801262480e4fe07 0801262480e4fe14 0801262480e4fe25 0801262480e4fe2e 0801262480e4fe4e 0801262480e4fe6b 08012624808f0b72 0801262480e4fe7e 0801262480e4fe8e 0801262480e4fec2 0801262480e4fede 0801262480af9d8c 080126248a18cf86 08012624869864f0 23/07/2014 /top_stories/2014/230714_eu_asean_en.htm EU-ASEAN foreign ministers to discuss key challenges in Brussels Daily headlines in South East Asia speak about the region's impressive economic achievements. More and more they also focus on security tensions, including those in the South China Sea. The EU supports ASEAN in the twin challenge of integrating the region's economies and addressing growing security threats. That’s why on 23 July Foreign Ministers from 28 EU and 10 ASEAN Member States will gather in Brussels to discuss how the EU-ASEAN partnership can best deliver shared security and sustainable prosperity for their peoples. /top_stories/images/180714_eu-asean.jpg © EU 0801262480d8585e 0801262480e4e8c1 0801262480e4e8ce 0801262480d75e82 0801262480e4578f 0801262480e4fd75 0801262480d27595 0801262480e4fe81 0801262480e4fddc 0801262480e4fe07 0801262480e4fe14 0801262480e4fe25 0801262480e4fe2e 0801262480e4fe4e 0801262480e4fe6b 08012624808f0b72 0801262480e4fe7e 0801262480e4fe8e 0801262480e4fec2 0801262480e4fede 0801262480af9d8c 080126248a18cf86 08012624869864f0 18/07/2014 /top_stories/2014/180714_eu-asean_en.htm