The terrorist attack carried out by Boko Haram in the night of 3-4 June at Bosso, in the Diffa region of Niger, inflicted a heavy toll in human life, mainly among Niger's armed forces but also among the forces of neighbouring Nigeria. It demonstrates once again that we must remain united against those who wish to divide us.
This attack represents a level of blind and unprecedented violence which can only incur the indignation of the entire international community.
Starting May 30 to June 2, 2016, the European Union (EU) held training and outreach sessions with staff of the European Union Delegation to Botswana & SADC as well as local and regional partners focusing on a rights-based approach to development.
The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) came into being on 18 June 1981, when seven Eastern Caribbean countries signed a treaty agreeing to cooperate with each other and promote unity and solidarity among the Members. The Treaty became known as the Treaty of Basseterre, so named in honour of the capital city of St. Kitts and Nevis where it was signed.