Israel's decision to declare 234 hectares near Jericho in Area C of the West Bank as state land is a further step that risks undermining the viability of a future Palestinian state and therefore calls into question Israel's commitment to a two-state solution. While this decision had already been announced on 25 January, it now appears that the land being seized has been considerably expanded. Any decision that could enable further settlement expansion, which is illegal under international law and an obstacle to peace, will only drive the parties to the conflict even further apart.
The European Union (EU) has officially commissioned a Ksh 90.8 million (800,000 Euros) project in West Pokot County that will benefit more than 135,000 people. The ‘Advocacy, System Strengthening and Capacity Enhancement for Nutrition Transformation’ (ASCENT) project covers November 2015 and May 2018.
El 14 de marzo, en la ciudad de Bruselas, el Presidente de la República de Perú, Ollanta Humala Tasso y la Alta Representante y Vicepresidenta de la Comisión de la UE, Federica Mogherini presenciaron la ceremonia de firma del Acuerdo que permite a los peruanos ingresar a partir del 15 de marzo a los 26 países que conforman el Espacio Schengen sin necesidad de visa, así como a Bulgaria, Chipre, Croacia y Rumania.