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The European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos, travelled to Geneva on a two-day official visit between 29 and 30 March 2016.

The European Union (EU) has highlighted the importance of the ongoing decentralization programme in both bringing Government closer to the people and making the administration more accountable in delivering on its obligations to the public.

The European Union Delegation and the Embassies of Member States resident in the Republic of Angola state that:

A Delegação da União Europeia e as Embaixadas dos Estados Membros residentes na República de Angola fazem a seguinte Declaração:


For the first time, the Delegation of the European Union in Eritrea participated in the annual book fair, held this time in Asmara from 25 March to 3 April 2016.

Last week has been an important week for Yemen. The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, announced that a nationwide ceasefire would start in Yemen on Sunday 10 April, while UN-facilitated intra-Yemeni negotiations could resume on 18 April in Kuwait.

In 2004 India became one of the few EU's "strategic partners". Since 2005, the EU-India Joint Action Plan, revised in 2008, aims at realising the full potential of this partnership in key areas of interest to India and the EU.


The 13th Summit between the European Union and India took place in Brussels on 30 March 2016. Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, Mr Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, participated in the Summit.

The 13th Summit between the European Union and India took place in Brussels on 30 March 2016.

H.E. Gerhard Sabathil, the EU Ambassador, participated in the 'Korea-EU R&D Fair' organised by National Research Foundation of Korea and sponsored by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. The objectives of this event are to inform Korean researchers and entities of up-to-date STI cooperation programmes including Horizon2020, and to build a stronger network with European National Contact Points in selected areas (ICT/BT/NT/Energy/ST/ERC, MSCA). At his congratulatory remarks, H.E.