European Union brings relief to people in Mozambique hit by tropical cyclone Idai
Following the severe flooding and impact of tropical cyclone Idai, the European Union has provided EUR 150 000 in humanitarian funding to assist the people affected by the flooding with shelter, water and sanitation, and health.
The European Commission’s Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi, arrives in Mozambique today for an intensive three-day working visit. His visit comes as the European Union steps up cooperation with Mozambique and other Portuguese-speaking countries.
European Union and Mozambique sign financing agreements: on trade, biodiversity, agribusiness and transport
The European Union (EU) and the Government of Mozambique signed four financing agreements in Maputo, Mozambique, today. Together worth € 217 million, the agreements are part of the PROMOVE programme and cover four key areas: trade facilitation, sustainable natural resources management, sustainable agriculture and agribusiness, and road rehabilitation in rural areas.
Mozambique: EU supports returning refugees in Mozambique to start anew
The European Union has released EUR 300 000 to assist returning refugees and their host communities in Mozambique. This humanitarian funding will benefit over 42 000 people, including 11 500 returnees and over 30 000 people in the receiving communities in the Moatize district, in Tete Province. The funds will go to actions implemented by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
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
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.