Delegation to the Republic of Rwanda
22/09/2016 - Visit of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality of the European Parliament [191 KB]
The Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality of the European Parliament is promoting the rights of women and girls, both in the EU and in the world. In the last three days, we succeeded to organise a fruitful and highly interesting visit to Rwanda.
25/07/2016 - Rwandan companies to benefit from new RWF 48 billion lending programme [363 KB]
The European Investment Bank has agreed to support a new lending initiative by Bank of Kigali to back private sector investment across Rwanda. The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 28 million (RWF 24 billion) alongside EUR 28 million being provided by Bank of Kigali for the nationwide programme.
Working together in Rwanda
Affordable HIV/AIDS care and support is provided to towns and villages in the four Indian states mostly affected by the disease. The project tackles stigma at a local level and helps to sustain a non-discriminatory schooling environment for children.
18/10/16 - Managing migration effectively: Commission reports on progress in the implementation of the Partnership Framework with third countries
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2016 The Commission presents today its first progress Report on implementing the Partnership Frameworks with third countries: the EU's new approach to more effectively managing migration jointly with countries of origin and transit is starting to yield results.
- 05/10/16 - Brussels Conference on Afghanistan: continued international support for Afghanistan's political and economic stability and development
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 October 2016 Today, 75 countries and 25 international organisations and agencies came together to commit their continued engagement and support for a brighter, more prosperous and peaceful future for the people of Afghanistan.
- 04/10/16 - Brussels Conference on Afghanistan: realising Afghanistan's economic potential and reinforcing the role of women
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2016 Day One of the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, co-hosted by the European Union and the Government of Afghanistan, kicked off today with an event on regional economic cooperation and another on women empowerment in Afghanistan.
- 04/10/16 - EU strengthens trade rules against goods used for capital punishment and torture
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2016 Today, the European Union has taken an important step towards the further strengthening of the trade rules applicable to goods that could be used for capital punishment or torture.
- 04/10/16 - Strengthening trade rules against goods used for capital punishment and torture
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 October 2016 Strengthening trade rules against goods used for capital punishment and torture Introduction The EU is firmly committed to the absolute prohibition of capital punishment, torture or other cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.