Delegation of the European Union to Myanmar

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The ARISE programme is a technical cooperation facility. The aim of ARISE is to support the implementation of key regional initiatives prioritised in the Master Plan for ASEAN Connectivity, to build the ASEAN single market and production base.

Kayin State has been suffering from on-going conflicts between armed groups and the government. These conflicts have resulted in many injuries from land-mines and very poor living conditions especially in remote villages where malaria and diarrhoea have been difficult to treat due to lack of basic health care.

Myanmar suffers from high maternal and child mortality. At least 2 400 pregnant women and 70 000 children die each year, largely from preventable causes. Among specific diseases, the leading causes of death and illness for all members of the population are tuberculosis, malaria and HIV/AIDS.

The European Union (EU) has announced it has allocated EUR 688 million (USD 900 million) to Myanmar under its bilateral cooperation programme over the period 2014-2020 to reinforce its support to the country's multiple transition. The funds will help to develop rural areas and agriculture; improve food and nutrition security; support education; improve governance and the rule of law; and contribute to peacebuilding.

Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development said that:

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 L'Union européenne (UE) a annoncé qu'elle a alloué 688 millions d'euros (900 millions de dollars) au Myanmar dans le cadre de son programme de coopération bilatérale pour la période 2014-2020, afin de renforcer son soutien au processus de transition multiple du pays. Les fonds alloués contribueront à développer les zones rurales et l'agriculture, à améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, à soutenir l'éducation, à améliorer la gouvernance et l'État de droit et à maintenir la paix.

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The European Union (EU) has announced it has allocated EUR 688 million (USD 900 million) to Myanmar under its bilateral cooperation programme over the period 2014-2020 to reinforce its support to the country's multiple transition. The funds will help to develop rural areas and agriculture; improve food and nutrition security; support education; improve governance and the rule of law; and contribute to peacebuilding.

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L'Union européenne (UE) a annoncé qu'elle a alloué 688 millions d'euros (900 millions de dollars) au Myanmar dans le cadre de son programme de coopération bilatérale pour la période 2014-2020, afin de renforcer son soutien au processus de transition multiple du pays. Les fonds alloués contribueront à développer les zones rurales et l'agriculture, à améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle, à soutenir l'éducation, à améliorer la gouvernance et l'État de droit et à maintenir la paix.

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