EU Delegation to Somalia
29/10/2014 - EU provides 26 scholarships for refugee youth in Dadaab [225 KB]
20/10/2014 - Council conclusions on Somalia
Today, the European Union and its partners, Africa Education Trust (AET) and Centre for British Teachers (CfBT) launched a scholarships programme for 26 secondary school leavers from Dadaab (Kenya), the world’s largest refugee camp. The initiative aims at promoting higher education and training opportunities for young people confined to this camp and lacking perspectives.
The scholarship beneficiaries will be enrolled in Mount Kenya University, Thika Campus. The beneficiaries are pursuing Certificate and Diploma level courses in development related fields like Project Management, Public Relations and Early Childhood Development and Education. The programme will no doubt contribute to having educated and skilled Somali refugees, capable of rebuilding their country when they eventually return. Read more [225 KB]
16/10/2014 - EUCAP Nestor ends its flagship basic training and port control courses for Somali participants in Djibouti
On 16 September, the European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean (EUCAP Nestor) celebrated the successful completion of two training courses for participants from different Somali regions, together with Somali, Djiboutian and International partners.The ceremony took place at the Training Centre of the Djibouti Gendarmerie in the presence of dignitaries from Djibouti, the Federal Government of Somalia and the Somali regions Puntland and Galmudug, as well as representatives of the European Union and the International Community. The Head of the EU Military Training Mission in Somalia, General Mingiardi, travelled specifically from Mogadishu to participate in the ceremony and to share this important moment with the sister Mission EUCAP Nestor. Read more [327 KB]
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