New €474 million co-operation package for Afghanistan

New €474 million co-operation package for Afghanistan

The European Commission has today announced a financial package worth €474 million to support state building and public sector reforms, health, justice, and elections, as well as to address migration and displacement challenges in Afghanistan. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the announcement today at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, signing the financing agreements with the Afghan Minister of Finance Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi*. Commissioner Mimica said: “The EU stands side by side with Afghanistan and its people to build a stronger future for the country. The EU’s…

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Memories from WW1 discussed and exhibited in Brussels

Memories from WW1 discussed and exhibited in Brussels

The First World War did not end all wars. The armistice 100 years ago sowed the seeds of next world war. The war retributions imposed by the allied powers on Germany and Germany´s stab-in-the-back myth, blaming the defeat on the Jews, would lead to next war and the Holocaust. From a life-saving bible and a hand-carved violin to handwritten letters from the trenches, the personal stories and objects of European soldiers and their families will be given new life at an event with roundtable discussions on 27 – 28 November…

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