At a conference in Brussels on Thursday 17 November, international donors pledged an unprecedented amount of €2.06 billion to support the Central African Republic, with the European Union providing €409 million between 2016 and 2020.
Lors d’une conférence organisée à Bruxelles le 17 novembre, les donateurs internationaux se sont engagés à allouer la somme record de 2,06 milliards d’euros à la République centrafricaine, la contribution de l’Union européenne s’élevant à 409 millions d’euros entre 2016 et 2020.
On 17 November 2016 the European Union organised the Brussels Conference on the Central African Republic (CAR). The Conference, which drew delegations from over 80 countries, international organisations and agencies, aimed to mobilise potential partners and donors to help the CAR authorities restore peace and security, renew the social contract and revive the economy. The Conference has also provided a platform for CAR to outline their national strategy and development priorities for the next five years.
The Informal Eastern Partnership (EaP) dialogue taking place on 17 November in Yerevan, Armenia brought together EU Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Carlos Moedas and the EEAS Deputy Secretary General Jean-Christophe Belliard and the Ministers and high level officials of the EaP partner countries for a high-level exchange on future developments in the Eastern Partnership and key areas of cooperation