EU Delegation to Somalia
24/08/2015 - Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015
21/05/2015 - EU steps up engagement in support of Somali culture
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, the EU Delegation to Somalia wants to reiterate its commitment to strengthen Somali efforts to rebuild cultural heritage.
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10/05/2015 - Celebrating Europe Day in Somalia
On the occasion of the Europe Day celebrations in Mogadishu, the EU marked the 65th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration with its partners and under the auspices of the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud.
At the occasion, the President signed an "Establishment Agreement" with the European Union, paving the way for a permanent diplomatic presence of the EU in Mogadishu. More on: bit.ly/1PAjirY
24/08/15 - HMS ENTERPRISE rescues 453 migrants
During last week end, starting the afternoon of the 22 August, the British warship “Enterprise” was engaged in the biggest rescue the Operation EUNAVFOR MED had been requested to run until now. While patrolling an area of the central Mediterranean, the UK ship was sent to intervene in favour of several boats in distress with migrants onboard.
- 22/08/15 - Statement by EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Neighborhood policy and Enlargement negotiations, Johannes Hahn on the release of political prisoners in Belarus
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 August 2015 The release of Mykalai Statkevich, Mykalai Dziadok, Ihar Alinevich, Jury Rubtsov, Euheny Vaskovich and Artyom Prakapenka, is a long-sought step forward. They are now free. Former presidential candidate Mykalai Statkevich stands out in particular as an example of the tireless work and commitment of...
- 21/08/15 - Statement by First-Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová ahead of the Europe-Wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes
On 23 August 1939, a pact was signed between Nazi Germany under Hitler and the Soviet Union under Stalin, paving the way to World War II and its devastating consequences across Europe. These two regimes were responsible for the imprisonment, torture and murder of millions of people.
- 21/08/15 - Cadets of the Somali Coast Guard improve their skills thanks to 12 weeks course organized by the EU [317 KB]
On August 6th a twelve week Basic Training Course for the Somali Coast Guard organized in Mogadishu by EUCAP Nestor in cooperation with EUTM Somalia and the participation of UNSOM, was completed. The Somalia Attorney General’s Office participated in this activity taking part in the training sessions.
- 20/08/15 - Statement on the bombings in Yemen of port facilities in Hodeida
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 20 August 2015 Joint Statement by the Spokespersons of the High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the bombings in Yemen of port facilities in Hodeida The current conflict in Yemen is having...