In response to floods that swept across several parts of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) since August, the European Union has released more than 82 000 EUR (742,000,000 LAK) in humanitarian funding to assist the most vulnerable communities. This aid will directly benefit 5,000 people who been heavily affected across the north-western province of Oudomxay, which is the hardest hit.
The European Union Ambassador to Fiji, Tuvalu, and the Pacific, HE Andrew Jacobs is attending the EU supported Coalition of Atoll Nations on Climate Change (CANCC) Leaders Summit with Head of States and Government in Funafuti, Tuvalu this week.
56th General Assemblies
Geneva 3-11 October 2016
Matters concerning the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (Item 16)
Significant changes will be needed in the Member States’ energy-generating mix if the European Union is to meet its 2050 goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95 % compared to 1990 levels, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today. While the European Union has made considerable progress in improving energy efficiency and using renewable energy sources, a well-planned transition out of carbon-intensive power generation is needed to meet the long-term aim of creating a low-carbon society.
The European Union and its Member States accredited to Myanmar express deep concern about reports of intensifying military action and armed clashes in several States, also involving signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA).
El siguiente es el texto de la declaración de la Alta Representante de la Unión Europea para Asuntos Exteriores y Política de Seguridad y Vicepresidenta de la Comisión Europea, Federica Mogherini, a propósito de la entrega del Premio Nobel de la Paz 2016 al Presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos.
EU-funded project worth over EUR 2 million presented its results of support to business initiatives to IDPs. Aiming at economic integration of IDPs and war-affected communities, the project created 142 new jobs and provided 516 grants to support business initiatives of Georgia's IDPs.
არასამთავრობო სექტორი, სახელმწიფო უწყებების წარმომადგენლები, ბიზნეს კომპანიები, დონორი ორგანიზაციები და ბენეფიციარი დევნილი მეწარმეები დაესწრნენ პროექტის „დამოკიდებულებიდან თვითკმარობამდე - ინოვაციური და ეფექტური საარსებო წყაროების გადაწყვეტილებები საქართველოსთვის” საზეიმო დახურვის ღონისძიებას 2016 წლის 7 ოქტომბერს თბილისში, ექსპო ჯორჯიის მესამე პავილიონში.
EU Delegation to Tajikistan announces of the number of high-level EU-Tajikistan joint events, which will take place next week in Dushanbe.
11 October 2016 will see the gathering of the 5th meeting of the EU-Tajikistan Cooperation Committee in Dushanbe. The Committee will be co-chaired by Mr. Luc Devigne, Director, Deputy Managing Director Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia and OSCE of the European External Action Service.