Delegation of the European Union in Jamaica
16/11/2015 - EU Director for Development in Caribbean and Latin America has high level meetings in Jamaica [232 KB]
The EU's Director for Latin America and Caribbean for Development and Cooperation Jolita Butkeviciene is currently visiting Jamaica for two days. Today, she and her team will be convening an internal workshop with representatives from EU missions within the Caribbean region. This evening, a reception will take place at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in honour of the 40 year partnership between the EU and Jamaica.
Mrs. Butkeviciene said "I am delighted to be back in Jamaica, the perfect host country for our regional seminar. To be present in Jamaica during the 40th Anniversary of EU- Jamaica relations is particularly significant, and underlines the importance of this longstanding relationship."
15/11/2015 - EU Team comes out in full force for CB Group/UWI 5k [257 KB]
“Team European Union” made an impressive showing at the CB Group/ UWI 5k, creating a sea of the blue with 250 registered participants. This marked the EU's third showing at the annual charity 5k event, with proceeds from the race funding scholarships to students of the UWI, as well as aid in the University's programme for sports development.
11/11/2015 - Job Vacancy - Press & Information Officer [98 KB]
The Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica is recruiting a Press & Information Officer.
Deadline for Submission
Monday, November 30, 2015 at 5:00pm (Jamaican Time)
Working together in Jamaica
Affordable HIV/AIDS care and support is provided to towns and villages in the four Indian states mostly affected by the disease. The project tackles stigma at a local level and helps to sustain a non-discriminatory schooling environment for children.
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- 23/11/15 - The European Commission announces development support for Madagascar
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