Delegation to Namibia
Today, on the 16th of June a Press Conference was held at the Namibian Parliament on the main outcomes of the 31st session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly held in Windhoek Namibia from 13-15 June 2016.
The European Union and six countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 10 June signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the first of its kind. The EPA with Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland - i.e. the so-called "SADC EPA group" is a development-oriented free trade agreement.
23/05/2016 - 31st Session of ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will take place in Windhoek, Namibia 13-15 June 2016
Today, a Press Conference was hosted by the Hon. Speaker of Parliament, Professor Peter Katjavivi and EU Ambassador to Namibia, Jana Hybaskova to announce that the 31st Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly will take place in Windhoek from 13-15 June 2016. The Speaker said it is a privilege and honor for Namibia to host the upcoming Conference. The EU Ambassador Jana Hybaskova said Namibia was chosen due to the safety and stability the country exhibits and that it provides a conducive environment to have strategic discussions on topics such as what the Post Cotonou Agreement between the EU and ACP countries will entail.
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- 22/06/16 - The European Union sets its sights high on ambitions with China
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission today adopted a Joint Communication, entitled "Elements for a new EU strategy on China", which maps out the European Union's relationship with China for the...
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European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 June 2016 Elements for a new EU strategy on China Why is China important for the EU, and why is the EU important for China? Over the past decade, the rise of China has happened with unprecedented speed and scale.
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