Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands
High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Federica Mogherini succeeds Catherine Ashton as the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission on 1 November. She is also head of the European External Action Service. ...Read more
06/11/2014 - GoJ/EU celebrate start of 11th European Development Fund [2 MB]
The European Union today officially handed over documents to the Government of Jamaica to signal the start of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Multiannual Indicative Programme. The funding agreement which was earlier signed in September in Apia Samoa covers EU support to Jamaica between 2014 -2020 and has an allocation of €46 million or J$6.45billion (calculated at the current exchange rate). The funding will focus primarily on the areas of Justice and Environment and Climate Change which have received allocations of 50% and 33% respectively. Public Financial Management, support to civil society and support to other areas of development are also covered under the agreement.
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.
26/11/14 - Déclaration du Porte-parole sur les récents massacres dans la région de Beni, République Démocratique du Congo
Les massacres récents dans la région de Béni dont le bilan s'élève à plus d'une centaine de personnes sont une nouvelle manifestation d'une situation sécuritaire très tendue au Nord-Kivu.
- 25/11/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the Parliamentary elections in the Solomon Islands
- 24/11/14 - Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2014
- 24/11/14 - Joint Statement by Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif following the talks in Vienna, 24 November 2014
- 24/11/14 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the signature of a “Treaty on Alliance and Strategic Partnership" between the Russian Federation and Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia