L'Ambassadeur de l'Union européenne au Mali, M. Alain Holleville, et le ministre des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération internationale, M. Abdoulaye Diop, ont signé ce jour, au ministère des Affaires étrangères, deux nouvelles conventions de financement portant sur plus de 36,7 milliards de francs CFA (soit 56 millions d'euros).
A comissão julgadora da Delegação da União Europeia no Brasil, presidida pelo Embaixador João Cravinho, se reuniu para selecionar os laureados da sétima edição do Concurso de monografias da União Europeia.
The three-modular CSDP Training Programme for countries within the Eastern Partnership ended last week in Chisinau/Moldova. 21 participants from all six EaP countries were awarded with a certificate. The last module, an interactive reflection seminar, was held from 18 to 21 April. Austria, Lithuania and Moldova hosted the event, which was financially supported by the European Commission and run under the auspices of the European Security and Defence College.
Following on from a CSDP reflection seminar, about 60 ESDC alumni from Moldova met the participants of another training event to discuss the EU Global Strategy. The national and multinational alumni events are designed to promote horizontal (involving participants from different courses) and vertical (involving participants from different class years) networking.
The Spanish Centre for National Defence Studies, CESEDEN, with the support of the ESDC Secretariat, held a "CSDP Orientation Course" in Madrid from 27 to 31 March 2017. The course was a resounding success and was attended by 45 trainees from a range of Member States, EU Institutions/Agencies and EU Delegations. The Course Director, Colonel Narciso Cayetano, led the training activity and hosted the debates.