Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands and Cayman Islands

High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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

 

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06/11/2014 - GoJ/EU celebrate start of 11th European Development Fund msw8 - 2 MB [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.

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Poverty Reduction Programme in Jamaica - PRP-II

Poverty Reduction Programme in Jamaica - PRP-II

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.

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