The Political Dialogue Meeting between Ghana and the European Union (EU) took place on 6 June 2016 in Accra. It was co-chaired by Ghana's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms. Hanna TETTEH and H.E. William HANNA, EU Ambassador in Ghana. The meeting brought together Ambassadors and representatives of all nine accredited EU Member States in Ghana and representatives of the various Government institutions such as the Ministry of Finance, Foreign Affairs and and the National Authorising Officer. The Minister for Finance, Defence and the Interior were present.
The European Commission (EC) has released results of the Erasmus +2016 selection rounds of scholarships for the Erasmus Mundus joint programmes. A total of 15 candidates from Ghana have been placed on the main list (comprising two doctoral candidates and 13 Masters' students). There are also 139 candidates from Ghana on the reserve list (comprising four doctoral candidates and 135 Masters Students).
On 4 June in Tuvalu, Commissioner Mimica met with Prime Minister Sopoaga, and discussed with his counterpart the EU's willingness to implement a successful bilateral cooperation with Tuvalu, focusing mainly on environment protection through the sustainable management of waste.
The European Union and the Kyrgyz Republic held the seventh round of their Human Rights Dialogue in Bishkek yesterday. The Kyrgyz Republic delegation was led by Ms Aybermet Kutuyeva, Deputy Minister of Justice, and the EU delegation was led by Mr Toivo Klaar, Head of the Central Asia Division in the European External Action Service.