On 11-2 April, EU Ambassador to Mongolia Mr. Hans Dietmar Schweisgut was in UB for the launch of a new job creation project, funded by the EU, entitled "Support to employment creation in Mongolia (SECiM): Piloting quality private sector work in selected livestock and vegetable value chains".
The European Union and its Member States have again kept their place as the world's leading aid donor in 2015, providing more than half of the total Official Development Assistance (ODA) reported last year by members of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD-DAC), according to the figures published today.
High Representative Federica Mogherini attended the monthly European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg on Tuesday 12. She took part in five debates with the Members of Parliament, including on the recent EU-Cuba political and cooperation agreement, on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh and on the implementation and review of the EU-Central Asia Strategy.
The European Union thanks the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent for organizing this panel to mark the 15th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA). The International Decade for people of African Descent and its Programme of activities adopted by consensus by the UN General Assembly Resolution 69/16 come as a further commitment to fight against racism, and it is indeed useful to connect these two complementary frameworks.
Le mardi 12 avril, la haute représentante Federica Mogherini a assisté à la séance plénière mensuelle du Parlement européen, à Strasbourg. Elle a pris part à cinq débats avec les députés européens, portant notamment sur le récent accord de dialogue politique et de coopération entre l'Union européenne (UE) et Cuba, sur la situation dans le Haut-Karabakh et sur la mise en œuvre et le réexamen de la stratégie de l'UE pour l'Asie centrale.