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The Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica participates today in this year's United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (link is external) to reaffirm Europe's global leadership in fighting poverty and supporting sustainable development.

Commissioner Mimica will present to the international community the EU's new joint approach to development cooperation, the European Consensus on Development, a major step for implementing the universal 2030 Agenda.

Suva, Fiji - People residing in two drought-prone sugarcane areas on Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu, are a step closer to accessing more reliable water supplies, following the recent completion of Hydrogeological surveys. The surveys, conducted by a Water Resources team from the Pacific Community’s Geoscience Division have mapped new sources of underground water in Qerelevu (Ba) and Nanuku-Wailevu (Ra).

More than 350 university students attended the 30th anniversary celebration of the Erasmus Programme at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC), hearing from experts and returning participants of the benefits of studying in the European Union (EU) with a Erasmus+ scholarship, and tips on how to boost their applications.

On behalf of the European Union I am honoured to participate in the seventh trade policy review of Brazil and would like to welcome Brazil's Delegation, led by Mr Pedro Miguel da Costa e Silva (Director, Economic Department, Ministry of Foreign Affair) and the Brazilian team in Geneva, led by Ambassador Evandro Didonet. I would also like to thank the Discussant, Ambassador Gennady Ovechko (Russian Federation), for his introductory words.