The European Union and its Member States accredited to Myanmar express deep concern about reports of intensifying military action and armed clashes in several States, also involving signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA).
In response to floods that swept across several parts of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) since August, the European Union has released more than 82 000 EUR (742,000,000 LAK) in humanitarian funding to assist the most vulnerable communities. This aid will directly benefit 5,000 people who been heavily affected across the north-western province of Oudomxay, which is the hardest hit.
The European Union Ambassador to Fiji, Tuvalu, and the Pacific, HE Andrew Jacobs is attending the EU supported Coalition of Atoll Nations on Climate Change (CANCC) Leaders Summit with Head of States and Government in Funafuti, Tuvalu this week.
56th General Assemblies
Geneva 3-11 October 2016
Matters concerning the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (Item 16)