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Today, the Parliament of Afghanistan ratified the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD) between the European Union, its Member States and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.  

The Cooperation Agreement is the first legal framework governing cooperation between the EU and Afghanistan.

L'UE a suivi la situation des prisonniers de "Gdeim Izik" avec une attention particulière. Depuis leur arrestation, les représentants de la délégation de l'UE à Rabat se sont réunis régulièrement avec le Conseil National des Droits de l'Homme (CNDH) pour obtenir des informations sur leur état de santé et les conditions de détention. De plus, les représentations de la Délégation de l'UE ont observé l'audition des procédures civiles en cours.

African and European youth today are faced with many common challenges such as poverty and limited access to resources, education, healthcare and employment, along with social discrimination, lack of participation in decision-making, peace building and conflicts resolution processes.

The Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica participates today in this year's United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (link is external) to reaffirm Europe's global leadership in fighting poverty and supporting sustainable development.

Commissioner Mimica will present to the international community the EU's new joint approach to development cooperation, the European Consensus on Development, a major step for implementing the universal 2030 Agenda.

Suva, Fiji - People residing in two drought-prone sugarcane areas on Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu, are a step closer to accessing more reliable water supplies, following the recent completion of Hydrogeological surveys. The surveys, conducted by a Water Resources team from the Pacific Community’s Geoscience Division have mapped new sources of underground water in Qerelevu (Ba) and Nanuku-Wailevu (Ra).

More than 350 university students attended the 30th anniversary celebration of the Erasmus Programme at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC), hearing from experts and returning participants of the benefits of studying in the European Union (EU) with a Erasmus+ scholarship, and tips on how to boost their applications.