Delegation to Kenya
27/02/2015 - Improving market access for tea growers in the Mount Kenya region [369 KB]
It is 2pm on a bright Saturday afternoon in September in Mandera County in the North Eastern Province of Kenya. The medical team has just concluded a monitoring visit, in partnership with Ministry of Health staff, to supervise and mentor Community Health Workers (CHWs). The visit took place as part of a Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMNCH) project implemented by Save the Children, and funded by the European Union.............
23/09/2014 - Note for Kenyan Exporters to the European Union - New trade regime as from 1 October 2014 [4 MB]
From 1 October 2014, Kenyan exports to the European Union will fall under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) regime, a preferential market access scheme for developing country exporters granted unilaterally by the EU under certain conditions. The table below gives examples of some of the newly-applicable tariffs. Kenyan exports to the EU will again be granted duty-free, quota-free access to EU markets once the negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the East African Community (EAC) are formally concluded. Table of New Tarriffs [4 MB]
An international meeting was held in Nairobi last Friday (16 May 2014) with participants from across the African continent to discuss ways to step up the fight against the illicit spread and accumulation of small arms and light weapons (SALW). The meeting took place in the context of an international project which is implemented by the Regional Centre on Small Arms in the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa (RECSA).......More Information
04/03/15 - Watch the video - Towards a new European Neighbourhood Policy: the EU launches a consultation on the future of its relations with neighbouring countries
High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn are launching today a consultation on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy(ENP)
- 04/03/15 - Press release - Towards a new European Neighbourhood Policy: the EU launches a consultation on the future of its relations with neighbouring countries.
High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogheriniand Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn are launching today a consultation on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). The ENP was last reviewed in 2011. Given the significant developments in the neighbourhood since then, it is now essential to undertake a fundamental review of the principles on which the policy is based as well as its scope and how its instruments should be used.
- 03/03/15 - From emergency to recovery: EU mobilises efforts to end Ebola and alleviate its impact
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 03 March 2015 The “Ebola: from emergency to recovery” conference is taking place in Brussels today under the organisation and patronage of the European Union. While international efforts have reduced the number of Ebola infections in recent months, it is critical to maintain the...
- 02/03/15 - Statement by Vice-President Šefčovič following the trilateral meeting EU-Ukraine-Russia on 2 March
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 02 March 2015 Vice-President Mr Maroš Šefčovič today chaired trilateral talks on energy between the EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation was represented by the Minister for Energy, Mr Alexander Novak.
- 02/03/15 - EU response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 02 March 2015 West Africa is facing the largest and most complex Ebola epidemic on record. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the most affected countries. Over 22 900 people have been infected, more than 9 200 of whom have died.