Delegation to Namibia
01/02/2016 - EU Head of Delegation, Jana Hybaskova delivers a statement at the Post-Election Seminar for Members of the 5th National Council
The National Council Secretariat in cooperation with the EU funded Parliamentary Support Programme (PSP) organized a Post-Election Seminar that started on the 1st of February 2016 in Windhoek to empower members of the National Council with knowledge and skills on topics that are relevant to their parliamentary career oversight role. At this occassion the EU Ambassador to Namibia encouraged MPs to help the people to voice their needs and to be responsible to those who elected them. She also urged them to spend the budget wisely as only a small percentage of Namibia's budget is allocated for development purposes. The Rt. Hon Prime Minister thanked the EU for their support through the PSP and for the workshop arranged for members of the National Council, which she said will better equip them to fulfil their governing and oversight roles.
On the 1st of December 2015 the EU Ambassador to Namibia, Jana Hybaskova and Hon. Tom Alweendo, Minister of Economic Planning in the Presidency and Director-General of the National Planning Commission signed three Financing Agreements amounting to a combined value of Euros 15 Million. These agreements are part of a first financing decision under the 11th European Development Fund in favour of Namibia.
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- 09/02/16 - Chairman's visit to the European Defence Agency
On 9 February 2016, the Chairman of the EU Military Committee, General Mikhail Kostarakos paid an official visit to the European defence Agency (EDA).
- 09/02/16 - CEUMC on EU CSDP
The Chairman of the EU Military Committe, General Mikhail Kostarakos briefed the officers attending the German Armed Forces Command and Staff College on EU Common Security and Dfence Policy (CSDP) today in Brussels.
- 09/02/16 - EU Civilian Operations Commander and new Head of CSDP civilian mission in Ukraine pledge commitment to Ukraine’s reform efforts
EU Civilian Operations Commander Kenneth Deane visited Ukraine on 4-5 February 2016, where he held discussions on reform efforts with Ukrainian counterparts including the Minister of Internal Affairs, Head of the National Police, the General Prosecutor, and the Heads of the agencies dealing with corruption of officials, the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office. The CSDP civilian mission in Ukraine (EUAM) Mr Deane explained, is demonstrating its support for Ukraine’s reform efforts through a revised programme of activities that now provides hands-on support such as training and projects initiatives, as well as strategic advice. “The ultimate goal for Ukraine is to create a civilian security sector that is efficient, accountable, and enjoys the trust of the public,” said Mr Deane. “In order to achieve that, EUAM has defined five key priorities for the Mission: delineation of competencies, community policing, publi