From 29 to 30 May 2017, a joint team of donor representatives including the EU and UK Ambassadors to Liberia a representative from the Norwegian Embassy in Accra visited four schools in Bong, Nimba and Margibi Counties, built thanks to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), a global fund financed by several donors. The European Commission contributes approximately 25% of all money donated to this fund. Together with individual EU Member States contributions (UK, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, France, Finland), European supports accounts for approximately 70% of all GPE money worldwide.
The EU has launched a programme under its EU4Youth Initiative, awarding grants to organisations proposing actions addressing youth employment and employability, skills development and active participation of young people in their societies in the Eastern Partnership countries.
Friday 2 June 2017, Dar es Salaam: On behalf of the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC), H.E Roeland van de Geer, the Head of Economic Section, Mr. Olivier Coupleux, together with the retired Speaker Honorable Anne Makinda, HSF Director of Institute for International Cooperation, Dr. Susanne Luther, and heads of partner organizations have launched the project: Women Leaders - Power of change.
On 17th May 2017, in Dar es Salaam, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit GmbH) together with key stakeholders officially launched the Good
Financial Governance (GFG) Programme. The event brought together high-ranking
representatives from governmental and non-government partners of the public
finance sector and stakeholders of the GFG Programme, as well as the programme
Wednesday 10 May 2017, Dodoma: Today, on the occasion of the Europe Day celebrated in the Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania, the Head of Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania and the East African Community, H.E. Roeland van de Geer together with heads of civil society organizations have launched four new projects. These projects, funded by the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) for a total amount of EUR 2,400,000 (approximately TZS 5.8 Billion), are designed to promote the political participation of women and youth.
In pursuit of improved promotion and protection of human rights, the European Union in Zimbabwe together with the Government of Zimbabwe has launched a new call for proposals to support the rule of law through justice sector reforms and increased access to justice for all.