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EU News 61/2017


The European Commission Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi, will arrive in Fiji on 31 March to meet with the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications, the Honourable Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, and the Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, the Honourable Inia Seruiratu.

On 29 March the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva hosted a workshop with experts from EU Member States and international organisations on the EU extended assistance programme for the universalisation and implementation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC). The aim of the one-day workshop was to stimulate a discussion on best practices and preparations for assistance activities in partner countries to enhance their domestic implementation of the BTWC and to ensure bio-safety and bio-security.