The EU is following with deep concern the recurrent violent attacks by non-state armed groups against the people of the town of Damasak, Northeast Nigeria. The life and security of civilians is in danger. Humanitarian premises have been destroyed and humanitarian workers are deliberately targeted.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 15/04/2021
09/11/2020 – Brussels – EEAS. HR/VP Josep Borrell underlines the importance of strong EU international engagement at a time of crisis. He calls on EU Ambassadors to be outward facing, results oriented and pro-active to make sure the EU handles the on-going battle of narratives.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/11/2020
Check against delivery! Good morning, At the Foreign Affairs Council today we have three main points for our discussion. As you can imagine, Belarus is very high on the agenda, but also Libya and our relationship with the African Union and with Africa in general. On Belarus, I have to regret that
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 21/09/2020
Check against delivery! Thank you Madam President, Honourable Members, It is really evident that the virus pandemic has been accompanied by an ‘infodemic’, by a pandemic of disinformation. We have witnessed a wave of false and misleading information, and an exponential increase in targeted
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/06/2020
Brussels, 20/04/2020 Check against delivery! Thank you for this opportunity to discuss the implications of this pandemic in EU foreign affairs and for your strong support to a joint EU response to this global crisis. Because it is really a global crisis which is affecting all geopolitical aspects.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 20/04/2020
Check against delivery! This is one of the most important international partnerships that we are going to build. That is why we are here, the two of us together [with Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen], to stress the fact that this joint communication is an important
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/03/2020
Mr. Filippo Amato is the Trade Counsellor and Head of Trade and Economics Section of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS. In this interview, Mr. Amato discusses the relationship between Nigeria and Europe in terms of trade, investments and economic growth during his five years
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 04/07/2019
Chiemelie Ezeobi of This Day Newspapers writes that for showing dedication to their jobs during the just concluded elections, the European Union doled out IT equipment to 75 members of the National Youth Service Corps, just as the Independent National Electoral Commission rewarded some diligent ones
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 21/06/2019
The European Union has launched a 30 million Euro sustainable energy investment fund for off-grid solution development in the country. The fund, Electrification Financing Initiative, (ElectriFI,) would be granted to Renewable Energy (RE) firms that meet some set criteria, including viability of
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 18/04/2019
The EU and the UNDP have embarked on the resuscitation of critical infrastructure in some Boko Haram affected areas of the North-East Nigeria. The EU through its Humanitarian Aid Operations has provided $1 million, while the UNPD has provided €400,000 for drilling of boreholes, building of clinics
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 04/04/2019