Delegation of the European Union to the Eastern Caribbean Countries, OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM
27/05/2016 - EU 13.9M euros to Combat Drought in Caribbean [93 KB]
The European Commision's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is providing 13.9 million euros to help the Caribbean cope with drought in 2016. This will also facilitate access to food and water as well as protect the livelihoods of more than 429,000 people.
CARTAC's Steering Committee meeets and pledges support for Phase V of operations to begin in January 2017.
25/05/2016 - New rules for Non-EU students to study in Europe [121 KB]
The EU has harmonised entry and residence rules to make it easier and more attractive for people from third countries to study or do research at EU universities. The new rules clarify and improve conditions for non-EU interns, volunteers, school pupils and au pairs.
Working together in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
The overall objective is to maximise the contribution of sustainable forest management to the rural poor in the insular Caribbean by building capacity for institutional arrangements, which optimise the socio-economic contribution of forest resources.
- 27/05/16 - North Korea: EU adopts new restrictions on trade, financial services, investment and transport
- 27/05/16 - EU announces new funding to support post-conflict process in Colombia
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini was in Colombia this week, where she announced new EU support for conflict affected regions, green growth and land rights together with a series of immediate actions to support Colombia.
- 27/05/16 - G7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration
- 26/05/16 - Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €47 million to strengthen migration management and to support education of Syrian refugees