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.
- 27/05/16 - North Korea: EU adopts new restrictions on trade, financial services, investment and transport
- 27/05/16 - EU announces new funding to support post-conflict process in Colombia
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 May 2016 High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini was in Colombia this week, where she announced new EU support for conflict affected regions, green growth and land rights together with a series of immediate actions to support Colombia.
- 27/05/16 - G7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration
- 26/05/16 - Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €47 million to strengthen migration management and to support education of Syrian refugees