The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis adopted a new package of €50 million for the stabilisation needs in Iraq. The package was adopted in Brussels this week by the board meeting of the Trust Fund that brought together the European Commission, Member States of the European Union, representatives of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, as well as international financial institutions.
On February 27, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) presented its Final Report into Ghana’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections, arguing they represented another milestone in the consolidation of democracy in Ghana. But Chief Observer, Tamas Meszerics, said an atmosphere of mistrust and tension during some phases of the election process could have been avoided, and could be addressed for future elections.
Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica on President Jammeh's rejection of the Presidential Elections results in The Gambia