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.............
23/09/14 - Note for Kenyan Exporters to the European Union - New trade regime as from 1 October 2014
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
23/07/13 - Visit of EU S.R to the Horn of African Region, EEAS M.D for Africa, Deputy D.G Development and Co-operation
Visit of EU Special Representative to the Horn of African Region, EEAS Managing Director for Africa, Deputy Director-General – DG Development and Co-operation and Member of Cabinet of HR Catherine Ashton on 23 July 2013.
EU and Kenya on the brink of consolidating closer trade ties The European Union Commissioner for Trade, Mr Karel De Gucht will visit Kenya on Monday 15th July at a time when EU-EAC negotiations on a full EPA have made considerable progress and are on the verge of conclusion. The EAC region has a tangible opportunity to seize the advantages offered by the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and to maintain Duty Free Quota Free access for all Kenyan exports to the 500 million consumer EU market. For more . . . [287 KB]
The ACP-EU Support Programme for the ACP Cultural Sector (ACP Cultures +) aims to promote a favourable environment, notably so in terms of the regulatory environment, for the sustainable development of ACP cultural industries. It aims to support the creation and distribution of ACP cultural sector services and goods, as well as promoting ACP cultural diversity, building capacity and generating employment.This call for Proposals has a total of €14,800,000 at its disposal split into two lots (lot 1 "Cinema and broadcasting €10,000,000 and Lot 2 "Other cultural industries" €4,800,000). The Call aims to benefit to operators active in a cultural sector: broadcasting, cinema, music, fine arts and applied arts, crafts, theatre and performing arts, heritage, architecture…