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The Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean States, The OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM recently provided 72 solar robotic kits to the Ministry of Education in Barbados as part of support to the government, as Barbados transitions to 100 percent renewables by 2030. The kits,
eib_barbados_covid_financing_-_eur_50m_loan.pdf The European Investment Bank contributes USD 60 million to the Government of Barbados’ national pandemic response The European Investment Bank (EIB) is partnering with the Government of Barbados to provide EUR 50 million (USD 60 million) in long-term
The European Union and the United Nations on 22 September signed an agreement that launched a US$12.7M Spotlight Regional Caribbean Programme with the aim of fostering gender equality and to respond to family violence. The overall aim of the regional initiative is the elimination of all forms of
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HR/VP Josep Borrell on International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
24/04/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, and why the EU reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and to the rules-based international order – above all in the light of tackling the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Josep Borrell video message on coronavirus outbreak (subtitles)
Coronavirus outbreak
23/03/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, focusing on the engagement of different key actors of our society and the EU’s response, including the efforts to coordinate the repatriation of thousands of European stranded abroad.
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World Day against the Death Penalty
World Day against the Death Penalty
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.