The European Commission, the African Union Commission and the International Trade Centre (ITC) join forces today to set up the African Union Trade Observatory, a key pillar of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
The objective of this programme is to give talented young individuals from ACP countries on-the-job experience and training in an international development environment, to improve their skills and support the development of human capital, as an engine for economic growth, through a wide exposure to the EIB’s various business activities.
The deadline for the submission of applications is 24 February 2019.
Joint statement by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers
Lesotho stands to benefit from a €225 million boost to regional programmes for 25 African countries aimed economic integration and job creation, as well as strengthen the nexus between development and security.
Every girl and woman has the right to live a life free of violence and pain. And yet, more than 200 million women and girls across the world have been forced to undergo the painful and traumatic practice of Female Genital Mutilation, including 500,000 living in Europe. Millions more girls are at risk of being cut: 68 million girls in 25 countries by 2030.