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''European Week 2021 celebrated in Eritrea''

12/05/2021 - 12:37
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The Delegation of the European Union to the State of Eritrea organized 'European Week 2021'.

European Day 2021 celebrated in Eritrea

The European Union Delegation to the State of Eritrea organised the 'European Week 2021' dedicated to children: with speak-date, quiz and drawing competition on EU history.

On May 10 Dr. Stefano Sotgia, Chargé d'Affaires of Delegation of the European Union to the State of Eritrea, hosted a reception to celebrate Europe Day.  Dr. Stefano delivered a speech to the distinguished guests mentioning the profound transformation occurred in Europe since Robert Shuman gave his famous speech on 9 May 1950, giving birth to the European Union project. In particular Mr Sotgia mentioned the long period of peace enjoyed by the European Union in the last 70 years. Among the achievements of the EU mentioned the external relations achievements of the EU, with the existence of 145 Delegation worldwide. Within this framework,  relations between the EU and Eritrea started in 1994, when the EU Delegation in Asmara was opened. Achievements of this long collaboration collaboration were mentioned including the Council conclusions of 10 May 2021 on the Horn of Africa, including Eritrea.

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