Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands
23/01/2015 - San Lazaro to August Pine road opened after rehabilitation [2 MB]
10.5 kilometres of roadway between San Lazaro and August Pine Ridge in Orange Walk was officially opened yesterday (Thursday, January 22) by Head of the EU Delegation to Belize, Ambassador Paola Amadei and officials of the Ministry of Works. The re-opening of the road follows a comprehensive rehabilitation of its structure. The rehabilitation was financed by the European Union and the Government of Belize through funds from the EU's Accompanying Measures for Sugar (AMS) Programme and is being undertaken in four phases. The San Lazaro to August Pine Ridge was completed under phase three of the programme at a cost of € 2.91 million BZ$4.4 million. The Rural Road Rehabilitation Project programme which began in 2008 and will end in 2016, supports the upgrade of 29 key roads in the sugar areas at a cost of over € 42.7 million (BZD 106.7million).
23/01/2015 - Three new craft markets constructed at Nim Li Punit, Lubaantun and Blue Creek archaeological sites [2 MB]
For the first time craft vendors at three of the nine archaeological sites in Belize can display their products at designated areas. This as three new craft markets were on Wednesday (January 21) opened at the archaeological sites of Nim Li Punit, Lubaantun and Blue Creek in the Toledo District. The infrastructural developments are the results of work being done under the Making Tourism Benefit Communities Adjacent to Archaeological Sites (M-T-B-CAAS) project. The project which is funded under the EU supported Belize Rural Development Programme (BRDP) is being implemented by the Belize Tourism Board and the National Institute of Culture and History. The handover marks the completion of works at three of a total of nine sites which are being enhanced under the project.
21/01/2015 - Ground broken for construction of a Metrology lab at the Belize Bureau of Standards [2 MB]
A new state of the art laboratory testing facility is to be constructed at the Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS). Ground was broken for the building yesterdaywhich in turn is expected to be completed by early 2016. The building is being constructed under the Belize Rural Development Project which is being funded by the European Union along with counterpart funding from the Government of Belize. The lab will be constructed at a cost of BZ$ 2.3 million and its main use will be Metrology testing, that is, ensuring that products manufactured or produced in Belize meets the international standards of weights and measurements.
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.
30/01/15 - Communiqué de presse - Communiqué de presse - réunion du dialogue politique en conformité avec l’article 8 de l’Accord de Cotonou [22 KB]
Les Chefs de missions de l’Union européenne au Burundi et les Représentants du Gouvernement du Burundi ont tenu le 23 janvier 2015 une réunion du dialogue politique en conformité avec l’article 8 de l’Accord de Cotonou.Après celle tenue les 17 octobre et 9 décembre derniers, cette réunion s’inscrit dans le cadre de l’intensification du dialogue politique entre les deux parties. Elle a permis des échanges approfondis sur la préparation des élections de 2015, la situation sécuritaire et plusieurs affaires judiciaires en cours.
- 29/01/15 - Council conclusions on Ukraine - Extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council
- 26/01/15 - Statement by the Delegation of the EU in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Tanzania on the banning of the East African Newspaper in Tanzania [329 KB]
- 23/01/15 - Extracts from Mogherini’s speech at the European Parliament
- 21/01/15 - Statement by UN Resident Coordinator on behalf of the International Community in Nepal