На следующий долгосрочный бюджетный период 2021–2027 гг. Европейская Комиссия предлагает увеличить до 123 млрд евро бюджет, который выделяется на деятельность ЕС, осуществляемую за пределами Союза, а также значительно упростить структуру бюджета и сделать его более гибким и эффективным для решения глобальных вызовов сегодняшнего дня.
The European Union is the world’s biggest donor of development assistance, the first trading partner and the first foreign investor for almost every country in the world. As a Union promoting peace, stability and exporting its values and rules, it is faced with many challenges as well as opportunities in an increasingly complex and connected world. Prosperity and peace in the EU’s neighbourhood has a positive impact on the EU’s own prosperity.
Officials of the EU and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency MSB signed on 30 May in Brussels the contract on a dedicated warehouse as of June. This will significantly improve the logistical support for the ten civilian CSDP Missions. Key equipment and logistical services can swiftly be made available to the 2,000 women and men in the field.
The European Union Election Observation Mission – Paraguay 2018 will donate computer equipment, office furniture and medical kits to eleven Paraguayan institutions worth about 770 million guaraníes. These equipments have been utilized by the Mission throughout its stay in Paraguay on the occasion of the observation of the general elections on April 22.
The European Union Electoral Observation Mission – Paraguay 2018, along with the Superior Court of Electoral Justice, held a roundtable on Saturday 19 May on recommendations for improving future electoral processes. Paraguayan authorities and institutions, Electoral Justice ministers, representatives of political groups, the media, civil society and the pollsters discussed the feasibility and relevance of the recommendations suggested by the EU EOM.
The meeting was moderated by Paraguayan journalists Mercedes Barriocanal and Carlos Peralta.
The European Commission on 2 May presented its proposal for the next EU budget. The proposal responds to the challenge of the Brexit budget hole as well as rising expectations for the EU to play a greater role in providing security and stability in an unstable world.
MONROVIA 26 April 2018 – Announcing the release of the Final Report the EUEOM Liberia 2017 Chief Observer Maria Arena, Member of the European Parliament from Belgium, noted: “The elections in Liberia marked a defining moment in the strengthening of Liberia’s democratic institutions.”
Final Report of EU EOM Liberia 2017 offers 23 recommendations for improvements to election processes
MONROVIA 26 April 2018 –Announcing the release of the Final Report the EUEOM Liberia 2017 Chief Observer Maria Arena, Member of the European Parliament from Belgium, noted: “The elections in Liberia marked a defining moment in the strengthening of Liberia’s democratic institutions.”