From 03 to 06 of June, the Chairman of the European Union Military Committee (CEUMC) General Mikhail Kostarakos, travelled to Singapore to attend the 15th Shangri-La Dialogue 2016 Summit organized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and immediately after paid an official visit to Myanmar.
High Representative Federica Mogherini and the European Commission today unveiled plans for a new Partnership Framework to mobilise and focus EU action and resources to better manage the external aspects of migration. Under the proposals, the EU will seek tailor-made partnerships with key third countries of origin and transit.
Under the rubric ‘prepare today, survive tomorrow’, UNDP’s EU-BOMNAF project, in collaboration with UNDP’s JICA-BMP project, recently implemented a joint Disaster Risk Management Training programme in Badakhshan. Supported by the project’s Disaster Risk Management Partner, ‘Rescue Global’, the activity was successfully delivered at the key Border Crossing Point (BCP) of Tem-Shegnan, on the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border, from Mon 30 May to Fri 3 Jun 2016. The event was attended by 20 Afghan civilians, 45 Afghanistan Border Police (ABP) and 15 Tajikistan Border Force (TBF) Officers.
Dushanbe, 07 June 2016 - UNDP Dushanbe’s EU-BOMNAF Project reports that we have today completed a training course in the maintenance and repair of Polaris quad bikes (All-terrain vehicles or ATV) for twelve of our Afghan Border Police (ABP) beneficiaries.