The Delegation of the European Union to Rwanda is holding a training and information session on EU procedures for local Rwanda Civil Society Organisations over two full days, 13-14th March at the Umubano Hotel in Kacyiru.
In the coming weeks, the EU Delegation to Rwanda will launch a combined call for proposals for the European Civil Society Organisations instrument (CSO) and the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). The purpose of this training and information session is to support local Rwandan CSOs to prepare for this call.
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.
The candidacy of Ms Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle for the post of Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, was submitted in Rome on Monday 17 December 2018. The next Director General will be elected by the 194 Member States of the Organisation during its 41st Conference in June 2019. Ms Geslain-Lanéelle from France was identified as the EU candidate by the Council of the European Union on 15 October 2018.