Delegation to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago



24/06/2016 - EU Statement on the UK Referendum Result

"In a free and democratic process, the British people have expressed their wish to leave the European Union. We regret this decision but respect it.

This is an unprecedented situation but we are united in our response. We will stand strong and uphold the EU's core values of promoting peace and the well-being of its peoples. The Union of 27 Member States will continue. The Union is the framework of our common political future. We are bound together by history, geography and common interests and will develop our cooperation on this basis. Together we will address our common challenges to generate growth, increase prosperity and ensure a safe and secure environment for our citizens. The institutions will play their full role in this endeavour.

23/05/2016 - EU Commits to Action at First-Ever World Humanitarian Summit

The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit is an opportunity for the global community to strengthen and reshape humanitarian action for the coming years. The European Union, represented by Vice-President of the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides and EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, has announced concrete actions at the summit.   The EU welcomes the launch of the "Grand Bargain" at the Summit and is ready to help tackle the funding gap in humanitarian action, estimated to be US$15 billion.

21/04/2016 - Call for Applications - Sakharov Fellowship 2016

The European Parliament has released a call for applications for the  first Sakharov Fellowship taking place from Monday 20 June to Saturday 2 July 2016.  This Fellowship is designed to enhance the capacity of individuals to defend Human Rights and promote freedom of thought.  IMPORTANT NOTE: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 28th, 2016 AT NOON CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME (6 a.m. TT TIME)

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Empowering parents to manage at-risk youth

Empowering parents to manage at-risk youth

Crime is a serious problem in Trinidad and Tobago, particularly among young people. The Emancipation Support Committee held a parenting skills workshop for parents, caregivers and institutions in the country’s most crime ridden areas to give them th