EU Delegation to Somalia
22/07/2014 - EUCAP NESTOR extended
Today, the Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed, and European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, signed the country's first European Commission – Somalia National Indicative Programme (NIP) in the past 25 years following Somalia's recent accession to the Cotonou Agreement .Prime Minister Abdiweli underscored "Somalia is moving from the old Deal to the New Deal. It is not only the significant amount of predictable resources to New Deal priorities that will make a difference. It is the commitment of Commissioner Piebalgs to empower the Federal Government and support directly the core state functions through multi-partners funds that is a game changer. The EU can play a key role as a lever and catalyst for EU Member States to step up support to Somalia to deliver 2016".More Information
13/05/2014 - A new Scoping Study of the Culture Sector in Somalia
On the occasion of Europe day, the EU Special Envoy to Somalia, has handed over to the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, a new "Scoping Study of the Culture Sector in Somalia", made by EU and UNESCO. He also announced the creation of 2 new EU supported cultural centres: one in Mogadishu and one in Hargeisa (see info attached).
The EU Ambassador reiterated EU commitment to strengthen Somali efforts to rebuild their cultural heritage. Read More ......
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