Angola is a vast country where service delivery does not reach all of its citizens, despite the improvements achieved since the end of the war in 2002. Access to water and sanitation is a key element in improving the living conditions of the most vulnerable population groups and is therefore a decisive component of EU development cooperation with Angola.
The international "Ebola: from emergency to recovery" brought together around 900 participants in Brussels on 3 March. The conference aimed to sustain international mobilisation and plan the next steps in the fight both against the current outbreak and the Ebola virus in general. The conference opened with a moments silence for the thousands victims of Ebola.