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The 13th EU-India Summit was held in Brussels on 30 March 2016. The EU was represented by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. The Republic of India was represented by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

On 19 January 2016, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights informed the EU about allegations of possible sexual exploitation and abuse by some operation personnel of EUFOR RCA, which closed in March 2015.
These alleged incidents appeared to have occurred in Bangui (Central African Republic) in the course of 2014.
The EU takes these allegations very seriously. The EU is committed to human rights, protection of victims of sexual abuse and to fighting against impunity.


Le 19 janvier 2016, le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies aux droits de l'homme a informé l'UE d'allégations d'actes d'exploitation sexuelle et d'abus sexuels qui auraient été commis par des membres du personnel de l'opération EUFOR RCA, dont le mandat a pris fin en mars 2015.

Les allégations portent sur des incidents qui se seraient produits à Bangui (en République centrafricaine) dans le courant de 2014.


You are invited to a background briefing ahead of "Supporting Syria and the Region Conference" that will take place in London on 4 February 2016.

You will be briefed by senior officials of the EEAS and the European Commission.

The briefing will take place at the EEAS building, Press Briefing Room, Rond-Point Schuman 9, on 1 February at 14:00.


You are invited to a technical background briefing on EUFOR RCA. The briefing will take place at the EEAS building, Rond-Point Schuman 9, on 29 January at 15:00.

Due to limited space, please confirm if you will be able to attend

Accreditation for this briefing will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

For journalists only