Mogadishu, Thursday 24 May 2018 – 32,000 students of secondary school across Federal Member States and Benadir took this week the Form 4 exams to access higher education. In Puntland and Jubbaland, an additional 11,000 candidates registered for primary school-leaving Grade 8 exams. The total of 43,000 exam takers represents an increase of 7,000 compared to 2017. Heavy rains and flash floods experienced these past days did not discourage the determined candidates, eager to be awarded a university scholarship.
The EU in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Forests, and Climate Change of India undertook stakeholder consultations to discuss the measures to strengthen India’s National Clean Air Programme, as part of the EU-India partnership.
With data breaches and privacy violations such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal making the headlines, the event organized by the European Commission on 25 May provides a timely opportunity for participants from government, business and civil society to convene and discuss the benefits presented by modern data protection rules.
From 24th to 25th of May, the Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (CEUMC), General Mikhail Kostarakos, paid an official visit to the Republic of Lithuania, on the invitation by the Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas Žukas.