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Active engagement of youth in sustainable development efforts is key to achieving sustainable, inclusive and stable societies and to preventing challenges to sustainable development, including climate change, unemployment, poverty, gender inequality, conflict, and migration. However, truth be told, young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and continuously exposed to lower quality of jobs, inequalities, and longer school-to-work transitions.
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met and spoke this week with a number of women migrants in "Bobiel 2", the International Organization for Migration's transit center for women in Niamey, Niger.
With financial support from the European Union, the transit center allows women and girls to receive shelter, food, water, medical and psychological care, protection monitoring as well as educational facilities. The UN Migration Agency further organizes their voluntary return to their region of origin.
The Head of the Contracts and Finance Section in Cabo Verde received her well-earned commemorative medal at a ceremony during a beautiful cultural moment with the participation of musicians from an EU-funded project at the EU Residence in Cabo Verde, on Tuesday 2nd of July 2019, in the presence of all EU Delegation staff.