The Mapping study seeks to analyse the inherent dynamics of Cabo Verdean civil society in order to contribute to a relevant and participatory EU Action Plan/Roadmap, aiming at greater EU engagement with civil society organisations.
In response to an invitation by the Electoral Commission of the Republic of Ghana, the European Union (EU) will deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the general elections scheduled for 7 December 2020.
Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, has appointed Mr Javier Nart, Member of the European Parliament, as Chief Observer.
27/10/20 - HR/VP Blog – The Western Mediterranean has always been a key region for Europe and will remain so. But to ensure that relations between the two shores of the Mediterranean develop in a mutually beneficial way, we will have to succeed in bridging together the widening gap between them, particularly in economic terms. (text in French)
The EU welcomes the announcement of the agreement to normalise relations between Sudan and Israel. This is a positive development that should contribute to the stabilisation and the prosperity of the Middle East, the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea regions.
In this context, the EU recalls its longstanding position that a comprehensive settlement of the Arab-Israeli conflict requires a regional inclusive approach and engagement with both parties.
Over 250 million citizens of the Blue Nile Basin stand to benefit from a predictable agreement based on a negotiated arrangement for the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and are expecting investments in water security, irrigation, agricultural production and electricity generation.
22/10/2020 - HR/VP blog - Last month, President Xi Jinping pledged that China would become carbon neutral by 2060. This announcement could be a tipping point in the global fight against climate change. It will accompany European efforts in the field of climate diplomacy.