The 4th EU-South Africa Structured Dialogue Forum on Human Rights took place on Wednesday 9th of November 2016 in Brussels. As Strategic Partners, both parties share a commitment to democracy, human rights, good governance, tolerance and respect for the rule of law. The Strategic Partnership envisages cooperation on the global scene and in international organisations, with the aim of defining a common position and defending the mutual interests of the two parties on global issues. The dialogue was opened by the EUSR for Human Rights, Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis and was co-chaired by Birgitte Markussen, Deputy Managing Director, Africa department, European External Action Service and Ambassador Ebrahim Mohamed Saley, Deputy Director General, Global Governance and Continental Agenda, Department of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa.
The two-day conference was attended by seventy ENPARD’s implementing partners, representatives of government and non-governmental organisations, as well as farmer groups. They discussed progress of the cooperative development component of ENPARD, such as lessons learned, major implementation methodologies, key findings and the experience gained by the implementing partners.
ქუთაისში უწყებათაშორისი კონფერენცია გაიმართა, სადაც სოფლისა და სოფლის მეურნეობის განვითარების ევროპის სამეზობლო პროგრამის (ENPARD) განმახორციელებელი ორგანიზაციები შეიკრიბნენ, რათა სამი წლის განმავლობაში მიღწეული შედეგები შეეჯამებინათ.