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По случаю отмечаемого 20 ноября Всемирного дня ребенка Европейская Комиссия и Верховный Представитель ЕС по иностранным делам и политике безопасности сделали следующее заявление:


At their joint session last Thursday (November 19), the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) and Committee on Development (DEVE) held a discussion on the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Setting the stage for the discussion, the Deputy Managing Director for Africa of the European External Action Service (EEAS), Mr Bernard Quintin updated Members of Parliament on the situation and the risks associated with its possible expansion.

In this context, he condemned TPLF’s missile and rocket attacks on the cities of the neighbouring Amhara region last Friday (Bahir Dar and Gondar) and on Eritrea’s capital, Asmara on Saturday. It is important, as he stressed, that “Eritrea has not responded to these acts of provocation”.

~80 institutes from 21 EU Member States represented~
Indian students can directly interact with leading higher education institutions as part of the “European Higher Education Virtual Fair (EHEVF) – India 2020” on 25-27 November~

Reference: EUOK 10-20 PPI The deadline for submission of applications is 04/12/2020

The European Union provided €900,000 to support Palestinian farmers in Gaza affected by the Israeli occupation. This contribution is channelled through the Palestinian Authority's programme "Private Sector Reconstruction Gaza – Agriculture''. It includes the provision of agricultural materials, inputs and equipment to help farmers restore their damaged businesses and develop their livelihood activities.


Le site des travaux de construction de la plus grande centrale solaire du Bénin a été officiellement remis le 19 novembre 2020 à l’entreprise Eiffage Energie Services/RMT. Cette centrale s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet DEFISSOL, d'un montant total de près de 40 milliards de FCFA (60,5 millions d’euros) et cofinancé à hauteur de 32,8 milliards FCFA (prêt) par l’AFD et de 6,6 milliards FCFA (dons) par l’Union européenne. Il prévoit d’une part la construction d’une centrale photovoltaïque de 25 mégawatts dans la commune de Pobè,et d’autre part la modernisation du système informatique de la Société Béninoise d'Energie Electrique (SBEE).

20/11/2020 - Several Outlets - 25 years ago, the Dayton Peace Agreement ended the bloodiest war in Europe after the Second World War. A devastating conflict that led to genocide, more than 100,000 deaths, and over a million refugees. The memories of this war, at the heart of our continent, will remain with us forever.