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The 13th EU-India Summit was held in Brussels on 30 March 2016. The EU was represented by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. The Republic of India was represented by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

Le 19 janvier 2016, le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l'homme a informé l'UE d'allégations d'actes d'exploitation sexuelle et d'abus sexuels qui auraient été commis par des membres du personnel de l'opération EUFOR RCA, dont le mandat a pris fin en mars 2015.

Les allégations portent sur des incidents qui se seraient produits à Bangui (en République centrafricaine) dans le courant de 2014.


On 19 January 2016, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights informed the EU about allegations of possible sexual exploitation and abuse by some operation personnel of EUFOR RCA, which closed in March 2015.
These alleged incidents appeared to have occurred in Bangui (Central African Republic) in the course of 2014.
The EU takes these allegations very seriously. The EU is committed to human rights, protection of victims of sexual abuse and to fighting against impunity.


On 26 January 2016, the Delegation of the European Union organized a working lunch with the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F. Nwanze and EU Member States in Rome. The lunch was an opportunity to discuss the collaboration between IFAD and the EU, at political and operational level.