The European Union has disbursed P131 million (approx. 11.19 million EUR) to the Government of Botswana as part of its budget support programme for the on-going reforms in the education sector. The disbursement also supports actions taken to reduce the risks to the mother's life associated with pregnancy and childbirth and to increase the survival rate of infants and children under the age of five (Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5).
On 5 and 6 July, Europol and the European Security and Defence College (ESDC) organised jointly a seminar on internal and external security of the EU. The seminar took place at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague.