On 20 May 2016, EU Ambassador to Swaziland, Nicola Bellomo, visited Sigwe constituency in the Shiselweni region, south of Swaziland, to witness the disbursement of mobile money to elderly people affected by the current El Nino-driven drought situation affecting Swaziland and the region.
Today, a Press Conference was hosted by the Hon. Speaker of Parliament, Professor Peter Katjavivi and EU Ambassador to Namibia, Jana Hybaskova to announce that the 31st Session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly will take place in Windhoek from 13-15 June 2016. The Speaker said it is a privilege and honor for Namibia to host the upcoming Conference. The EU Ambassador Jana Hybaskova said Namibia was chosen due to the safety and stability the country exhibits and that it provides a conducive environment to have strategic discussions on topics such as what the Post Cotonou Agreement between the EU and ACP countries will entail.