Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands
31/07/2015 - Infrastructure works inaugurated at two more archaeological sites [40 KB]
Two of Belize's popular archaeological sites – Nohoch Che’en (Caves Branch) in Belmopan and Lamanai in Orange Walk are the latest locations to benefit from infrastructure upgrades under the EU supported project - Making Tourism Benefit Communities Adjacent to Archaeological Sites (MTBCAAS). The improvements were officially inaugurated and toured by Head of Delegation of the European Union to Belize, Ambassador Paola Amadei at ceremonies held on Wednesday, July 29 and Friday, July 31 respectively.
29/07/2015 - Press Release - EU Ambassador observes Belize Guatemala Forum as part of special visit [40 KB]
The Forum on Belize-Guatemala relations is at the centre of European Union (EU) Ambassador to Belize, Paola Amadei's visit to the country this week. Ambassador Amadei who arrived on July 26 participated in the forum held on Tuesday, July 28. The forum facilitated discussions between representatives of both countries and was being organised as part of a wider EU funded programme Guatemala- Belize: Support to the Peaceful Resolution of the Long –standing Territorial Dispute which is managed by the Organisation of American States (OAS).
28/07/2015 - Press Release - Three J'cans awarded Erasmus Mundus Scholarship [2 MB]
Three Jamaicans are among the top recipients of the much coveted Erasmus Mundus scholarship for 2015. The awardees Kim Lee Campbell, Nicole Ennis and Tami Palmer will pursue Masters Degrees in September.
Working together in Jamaica
PRP-II focuses on direct and concrete support to the residents living in volatile communities. The programme promotes community based projects where the communities decide what their needs are and put a project together.
For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support.
- 27/08/15 - ASEM Senior Officials prepare Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Senior Officials from the 53 partners of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) are meeting on 10-11 September 2015 in Brussels to prepare for the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting that will take place next November in Luxembourg under the theme 'Working Together for a Sustainable and Secure Future' and which is to be chaired by High Representative Federica Mogherini.
- 27/08/15 - Press statement by President Donald Tusk after meeting with President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko
- 26/08/15 - EU support for the Western Balkans at 2015 Summit in Vienna
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 August 2015 The Summit will build on the progress made since the Berlin Summit in August last year, and will seek to further develop the co-operation between the 6 Western Balkans countries.
- 22/08/15 - Statement by EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Neighborhood policy and Enlargement negotiations, Johannes Hahn on the release of political prisoners in Belarus
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 August 2015 The release of Mykalai Statkevich, Mykalai Dziadok, Ihar Alinevich, Jury Rubtsov, Euheny Vaskovich and Artyom Prakapenka, is a long-sought step forward. They are now free. Former presidential candidate Mykalai Statkevich stands out in particular as an example of the tireless work and commitment of...