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Today, the people of Taiwan have voted. Respect for democracy, the rule of law and human rights underpin the successful conduct of these elections.

The EU reiterates its support for the continued peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.


Aujourd'hui, la population taïwanaise s'est rendue aux urnes. Le bon déroulement du scrutin repose sur le respect de la démocratie, de l'État de droit et des droits de l'homme.


L'UE rappelle qu'elle est favorable à la poursuite du développement pacifique des relations entre les deux rives du détroit de Taïwan. 




Today the European Union paid a grant of EUR 16 million (USD 18 million) to the Government of Liberia. This is the second payment under the EU's budget support programme after a first payment of EUR 29.2 million (USD 33 million) in July 2015.

Africa and Europe are bound together by history, culture, geography, a common future, as well as by a community of values: the respect for human rights, freedom, equality, solidarity, justice, the rule of law and democracy as enshrined in the relevant international agreements and in the constitutive texts of our respective Unions.

The European Union – Ghana Anti-Corruption, Rule of Law and Accountability Programme (ARAP) was launched in Accra on 14 June 2016. It was launched on behalf of the Minister of Finance Mr. Seth Terkper by Ms Magdalene Apenteng, Director of Finance at the Ministry, in the presence of Ambassador William Hanna, Head of the EU in Ghana, the Acting Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, (CHRAJ), Mr. Quayson. Other dignitaries include Mr Jonny Osei Kofi, Deputy Chief of Staff, at the Office of the President, who chaired the event and Ms. Inma Zamora, Team leader for FIIAPP, the organisation that will help in the implementing ARAP.

Today, on the 16th of June a Press Conference was held at the Namibian Parliament on the main outcomes of the 31st session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly held in Windhoek Namibia from 13-15 June 2016.