The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to Sierra Leone manages cooperation projects in the priority areas of infrastructure, governance, macro-economic support and rural development. The EU cooperation programme in Sierra Leone is presented in the Country Strategy Paper for Sierra Leone (https://eeas.europa.eu/node/4677_en) which has been developed with the national authorities.
Initially planned to take place in Indonesia, the 5th Security Policy Dialogue between the European Union (EU) and Indonesia was held virtually on 21 October 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dialogue contributes to strengthening EU-Indonesia cooperation on security issues.
Today, the Commission is presenting its Third Report on the progress made in the fight against human trafficking. Taking stock of measures taken since 2017, the report highlights recent trends in human trafficking, the particular complexities in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, and remaining challenges that the EU and Member States must address as a matter of priority.
Dans le cadre de l'appel à projets Horizon 2020 Green deal de la Commission européenne, un appel à propositions sur la thématique " Accelerating the green transition and energy access Partnership with Africa " a été lancé - La date limite de soumission est fixée au 26 janvier 2021. Un webinaire d'information est prévu le 26 octobre 2020.