Ambassadors from Member States of the European Union together with the Ambassador of the European Union will visit the South East Lowveld from 27 to 29 September 2017 to appreciate the progress and results achieved so far under the EU cooperation with Zimbabwe in the region and to reinforce the understanding of the opportunities and challenges and in the South East Lowveld.
Oxfam in Zimbabwe, with funding from the European Union's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), implemented a project to help people and communities in areas severely affected by tropical storm Dineo and the subsequent heavy rains. The project, dubbed Zimbabwe Floods Response, was delivered to over 61 000 people in 10 Wards of Mberengwa District, Midlands Province, in Zimbabwe.
On November 29-30, African and European Heads of State will meet in Abidjan for the 5th AU-EU Summit to discuss the priorities for the partnership between the two continents for the years to come. The overarching theme will be “Investing in Youth” and ensuring an active and meaningful inclusion of young people in the run-up and at the Summit is a given.
10 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), which established a framework for the rights, dignity and well-being of indigenous peoples.