After more than 5 years of living in temporary housing, the community of Tukuraki in the highlands of Fiji are today celebrating as they move into their newly built, disaster resilient village. The Tukuraki community was devastated in 2012 as a landslide buried 80% of their village and tragically took the lives of a young family including a toddler and young baby.
(Bogotá, octubre 25 de 2017).- Entre el 26 y 27 de Octubre, la Delegación de la Unión Europea estará acompañando al Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible en el evento Bioexpo Caribe 2017, a realizarse en el Centro de Convenciones Puerta de Oro, en Barranquilla.
At the National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) Headquarters, outside Lae over 40 representatives from 20 districts of 11 lowlands provinces met at an inception workshop on October 25-26. The purpose of their meeting; to put into perspective issues to be addressed in preparation to implement a project on strengthening food production and the resilience of vulnerable communities to drought in the country.
European Union Statement delivered by Gerton Van Den Akker, Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee on Item 72: Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (b) Alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms (c) Human rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs and representatives.
Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States by H.E. Ms. Mara Marinaki, European Union – European External Action Service, Principal Advisor on Gender and on Women Peace and Security/UNSC Resolution 1325, at the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security: Realising the Promise of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Ensuring its full implementation, including the participation of women.