Research and Innovation constitute a fundamental element of the cooperation between the European Union and Egypt. For the last years, the two partners have been cooperating notably through the “Research, Innovation and Development” Programme and previous EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation.
The Arab Republic of Egypt and the European Union as key partners and, near neighbours, reaffirm their commitment to deepen their political, economic and social relations on the basis of their close cooperation and st rategic partnership that has developed in the last few decades and within the framework of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and the Association Agreement embodying the objectives and principles of the Barcelona Declaration, and complementing its multilateral process.
With the situation in Syria deteriorating even further in recent weeks and two million people trapped in Aleppo by intense fighting, the EU has added to calls for an immediate ceasefire to allow humanitarian access and to restart intra-Syrian talks.
O Centro de Coordenação das Resposta de Emergência da UE (Emergency Response and Coordination Centre - ERCC) ativou o Mecanismo de Protecção Civil da União Europeia dando resposta a uma solicitação do Escritório das Nações Unidas para a Coordenação de Assuntos Humanitários (UNOCHA) que mobilizou uma equipa da Agencia das Nações Unidas para a Avaliação e Coordenação de Desastres (UNDAC) para Cabo Verde.