Delegation to South Africa
15/04/2016 - Competition - Tweet to Win [159 KB]
To celebrate Europe Day on 9th May - the European Union Delegation to South Africa is raising awareness about EU - SA relations
In order to enter you need to describe the EU-SA partnership in a single tweet using the #SA_EUTalk and tag @EUinSA.
Entries close on the 4th May and T&Cs apply.
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11/04/2016 - Press Release on the 2016 Schwab Foundations Social Entrepreneur of the Year award [80 KB]
The Clothing Bank, an EU-supported non-profit organisation that uses excess stock from large retailers to transform the lives of unemployed mothers trapped in a cycle of poverty, has won the prestigious 2016 Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Mr. Bart van Uythem, Head of Section for Economic and Infrastructure was there to celebrate the event. Click here to read his address at the event
Working together in South Africa
The project develops financial management policies, standards and human capacities and supports the implementation of the Public Finance Management Act.
29/04/16 - Friday 6 May: President Juncker attends the award of the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 6 May in the Vatican, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend the ceremony awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis, together with European Parliament President Martin Schulz and European Council President Donald Tusk. The three Presidents will deliver a joint eulogy.
- 28/04/16 - EU has today announced new actions to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa
- 28/04/16 - Eastern Partnership Panel on CSDP facilitates the participation by partner countries in the EU-led missions and operations
Eastern Partnership Panel on CSDP facilitates the participation by partner countries in the EU-led missions and operations. Currently three out of six EaP countries (Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine) participate in the EU-led missions in EUMAM RCA, EUTM Mali, and EUAM Ukraine or contribute to EU Battle Groups. As of today altogether 11 partner countries participate in 8 EU-led CSDP missions and operations.
- 27/04/16 - A new integrated EU policy for the Arctic adopted
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 April 2016 The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today adopted a policy proposal that will guide the...
- 27/04/16 - An Integrated EU policy for the Arctic – Frequently Asked Questions
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 27 April 2016 The High Representative and the European Commission set out an integrated response to the challenges of the Arctic. 1. What is the Arctic region? While various definitions for the Arctic exist, in the Joint Communication the notion “Arctic region” covers the...