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The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Zambia and COMESA is currently undertaking a mapping exercise to ascertain the presence in Zambia of business enterprises originating from EU Member States, to better assess their socio-economic contributions. The generated data/information will be used to illustrate the relevance of EU private sector investment in Zambia and underpin trade relationship between Zambia and the EU. This will allow us to better engage the Government of Zambia on issues related to the improvements of the investment climate and the business-enabling environment.

The EU Ambassador, and European Heads of Missions present in Zambia, witnessed the arrival of the first Covid-19 vaccines through COVAX facility and takes part in a national Covid-19 vaccination campaign, with a symbolic inoculation of high level dignitaries.

14 April 2021, New York - Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States at the United Nations Security Council: Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict

EUAM Iraq Deputy Head of Mission Ms. Anne Meskanen and Gender and Human Rights Adviser Mr. Jeff Hoppenbrouwers met with the Iraqi Minister of Justice (MoJ), H.E. Salar Abdul Sattar Mohammed and the Head of the MoJ Human Rights Department, Mr. Mohammed Turki.

Afin d’optimiser le soutien aux industries culturelles et créatives ACP, le programme ACP UE Culture adopte un système innovant de financements en cascade, en créant des pôles dans les six régions ACP (Afrique de l’Ouest, Afrique de l’Est, Afrique centrale, Afrique australe, Caraïbes et Pacifique).

På mandag la Kommisjonen fram forslag om at varer og tjenester som Kommisjonen og andre EU-organer stiller til rådighet for medlemsland og EU-borgere i krisetider, skal være fritatt moms. 

Bakgrunnen for forslaget er at merverdiavgiften på visse transaksjoner har vist seg å være en kostnadsfaktor i offentlige anskaffelser, noe som belaster allerede begrensede budsjetter.