Delegation to Namibia
A Capacity building event to improve practices in integrating evidence into policymaking is organized by the European Commission together with the African Union Commission and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and will take place in Ispra, Italy at the site of the Joint Research Centre from 30 August to 2 September 2016. It will bring together African and European policymakers and scientists to jointly develop new skills in using evidence for policy in the areas of water-energy and food policy. The Application Form, together with specific eligibility criteria and a draft programme of the event can be found here: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/event/workshop/european-commission-au-iiasa-evidence-and-policy-event The deadline for applications is the 29th of April 2016. For further information, you can contact:
This year, the EU and Namibia commemorate 25 years of partnership. To mark this occassion, an event was arranged by the EU Delegation together with Namibian partners and stakeholders and the EU Head of DElegation launched a brochure: "25 years of Partnership between Namibia and the EU".
EU supports the 'Constituency Week Project'
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.
- 27/04/16 - A new integrated EU policy for the Arctic adopted
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 April 2016 The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today adopted a policy proposal that will guide the...
- 27/04/16 - An Integrated EU policy for the Arctic – Frequently Asked Questions
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 April 2016 The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic. 1. What is the Arctic region? While various definitions for the Arctic exist, in the Joint Communication the notion “Arctic region” covers the...