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Seychelles' decision to decriminalise homosexuality, taken on 19 May 2016, adds to the number of African countries where same-sex relations are legal.
 
Through this ground-breaking decision, Seychelles has joined the increasing number of countries which have taken steps to abide by their international human rights commitments to promote the equality of all, regardless of their sexual orientation.
 
The EU reiterates its strong commitment to the equality and dignity of all human beings irrespective of their sexual orientation and gender identity.

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En prenant, le 19 mai 2016, la décision de dépénaliser l'homosexualité, les Seychelles sont venues grossir le rang des pays africains où les relations homosexuelles sont légales.

Par cette décision sans précédent, les Seychelles ont rejoint les pays, de plus en plus nombreux, qui ont pris des mesures pour respecter leurs engagements internationaux en matière de droits de l'homme en faveur de l'égalité de toutes les femmes et de tous les hommes, quelle que soit leur orientation sexuelle.

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The EU-Canada Summit Meetings are held regularly, alternately in Canada and in Europe, between the Prime Minister of Canada on one side and, on the other, the President of the Council of the European Union and the President of the European Commission.

The European Union (EU and its Member States) launched today the EU-Zambia Business Club, which aims at increasing business opportunities between the European and Zambian economies and at becoming a reference point for EU companies wanting to invest in Zambia

The European Union (EU and its Member States) launched today the EU-Zambia Business Club, which aims at increasing business opportunities between the European and Zambian economies and at becoming a reference point for EU companies wanting to invest in Zambia.

On 25 May 2016, the Delegation of the European Union to Swaziland, in partnership with local partners, hosted a very successful and colourful primary schools arts festival held within the framework of the annual Bushfire arts festival, Swaziland's biggest and most popular arts event which has become a global attraction.

On 27 May 2016, EU Ambassador, Nicola Bellomo, toured Phocweni primary school in Manzini where the EU has funded the construction of classrooms and other infrastructure as part of the EU Support to Education and Training in Swaziland. The Ambassador was joined in the tour by the Minister of Education and Training, Dr Phineas Magagula.

European consumers are interested in Ghanaian products and Ghanaian businesses are interested in selling in the vast EU market. For that reason, the Ministry of Trade and Industry organises workshops to inform Ghanaian firms on how to export to the EU and benefits from the regional and European agreements. The first Trade Day will take place tomorrow in Accra in the presence of high level officials from the Ministry, the EU and 150 business representatives.

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