Delegation to Lesotho
28/04/2016 - EU supports building of ecological toilets in 40 schools [673 KB]
Stories from the field: Read on how the EU is working with Technologies for Economic Development (TED) to improve the sanitation situation in schools around Lesotho.
"The new toilets are clean and they do not smell, we take care of them and clean them." 'Matiisetso Khemane, 13 years.
The call for proposals aims to improve the contribution of civil society organisations to continental decision - and policy making processes in Africa, in particular in the areas of Good Governance & Democracy, Human Rights, Peace and Security and Women's rights. The call targets CSOs or not-for-profits associations in Europe and Africa and fosters a multi-stakeholders approach (NGOs, think-tanks/research institutes, media organisations, youth- and youth-led organisations, women’s organisations).
06/04/2016 - Joint Press Release on EU support to address land erosion in Lesotho [283 KB]
Losing an estimated 4,500 tonnes of fertile top soil per hour carried away in rivers flowing into South Africa, Lesotho faces immense challenges concerning land degradation and soil erosion. Overgrazing by livestock and uncontrolled gathering of woody biomass for fuel further contributes to these challenges. The EU is supporting Lesotho to address land erosion through Integrated Catchment Management.
Working together in Lesotho
Support to Vulnerable Farming Households Affected by Increasing Food and Commodity Prices in Lesotho
In order to mitigate the impact of soaring food and agricultural input prices, the EU provided €4 million through FAO in Lesotho to support vulnerable, food insecure farming households. 36 300 households received quality agricultural supplies.
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 3 May 2016 Mister Prime Minister, President, I am as happy as President Tusk to welcome Prime Minister Abe to Brussels today. We have, the two of us, an excellent relationship, and have met three times over the last year.
- 02/05/16 - World Press Freedom Day 3 May 2016 - Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU
- 29/04/16 - Friday 6 May: President Juncker attends the award of the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 6 May in the Vatican, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend the ceremony awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis, together with European Parliament President Martin Schulz and European Council President Donald Tusk. The three Presidents will deliver a joint eulogy.
- 28/04/16 - EU has today announced new actions to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa
- 28/04/16 - Eastern Partnership Panel on CSDP facilitates the participation by partner countries in the EU-led missions and operations
Eastern Partnership Panel on CSDP facilitates the participation by partner countries in the EU-led missions and operations. Currently three out of six EaP countries (Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine) participate in the EU-led missions in EUMAM RCA, EUTM Mali, and EUAM Ukraine or contribute to EU Battle Groups. As of today altogether 11 partner countries participate in 8 EU-led CSDP missions and operations.