Penabulu Foundation together with the Consortium for Supporting Community-based Forest System Management (KpSHK), Indonesia NGO Council (Konsil LSM) and ICCO Cooperation launched today a project titled "ECHO Green".
Food is the essence of life and yet it is something that we may take for granted. The COVID-19 global health crisis has made us rethink the things we truly cherish and our most basic needs. One of these is food. Preserving access to safe and nutritious food is an essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for poor and vulnerable communities, hit hardest by the pandemic. The EU is committed to tackle global hunger and contribute to the accomplishment of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2: ZERO HUNGER
Warships and maritime patrol aircraft of EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia Operation Atalanta and a vessel of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force on patrol against piracy paid a joint port call on Djibouti on 15 October. The joint port call follows a joint naval exercise between the European Union (EU) and Japan on 5-6 October in the Gulf of Aden off the coast of Somalia.
The joint initiative of the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) for the Harmonisation of the African Electricity Market held its 3rd Steering Committee Meeting on 15 October 2020, bringing together representatives from the African Union Commission (AUC), the AU Development Agency- New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-NEPAD), the African Development Bank (AfDB), Power Pools, the EU – the Directorate General for International Development Cooperation (DEVCO C6), the Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER), the EU Delegation to the African Union, and the EU Technical Assis
The United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will bring the international community together this month to address the Rohingya crisis. At a virtual conference, they will urge countries to increase assistance for Rohingya refugees, host communities, and internally displaced people in Myanmar, more than 3 years since the latest phase of the crisis began in August 2017.