EU reinforces Horn of Africa ties

Brussels 10.05.2021 The Council today approved conclusions affirming the EU’s commitment to give new impetus to its partnership with the Horn of Africa, and establishing a new strategy for the region. ‚Ćö LIVE at +/- 16:30 press conference with @JosepBorrellF following the Foreign Affairs Council #FAC ūüé• LIVE HERE ūüĎá — EU Council Press (@EUCouncilPress)…

EU officials visit to Horn of Africa

Brussels 10.10.2020 Senior European officials have concluded their two-day visit to Ethiopa visit aimed at uplifting the cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the African Union (AU) in the situation of COVID-19 pandemic. Ended a very busy day in #Ethiopia with a meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs @GeduAndargachew. We discussed #GERD, #Eritrea,…

African Union Summit opens in Addis Ababa

The leaders of¬† African states gather for the annual African Union¬†#AU summit which started its activities from February 7. The refugees and internally displaced persons are in the focus of the Summit taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Nowadays¬†Sub-Saharan Africa hosts more than a quarter of the world’s 25.4 million refugees,¬†the UN agency for refugees…

EU top diplomat to visit Horn of Africa

Federica¬†Mogherini¬†will begin her visit to the Horn of Africa in Addis Ababa,¬†Ethiopia¬†where the African Union Summit is taking place and she will meet several heads of state or government in the margins. African Union summit in Ethiopia focuses on refugees https://t.co/PkSwnjwpFM pic.twitter.com/ohFwAt9YHG — Al Jazeera Breaking News (@AJENews) February 7, 2019 In Ethiopia¬†Mogherini is due…

Somalia expels UN official

Somalia has expelled the top¬† United Nations official accusing him of interfering with national sovereignty days after he raised concerns about the actions of UN-supported Somali security forces. “The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Nicholas Haysom, is no longer welcome in Somalia and cannot operate in the country,” the foreign ministry said…

EU programmes for Horn of Africa

The European Commission has adopted eleven new programmes for the Horn of Africa under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.   “These new EU programmes, worth over ‚ā¨134¬†million in all, will help to create lasting solutions for refugees and internally displaced people, as well as support vulnerable host communities in a region that hosts…

EU saving lives in Horn of Africa

A¬†Humanitarian Crisis Meeting on the alarming¬†levels offood¬†insecurity¬†in the Horn of Africa was held in Brussels on 5 April 2017. The meeting was co-hosted¬†by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs (EU HR), Mr¬†Sigmar¬†Gabriel, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, and Mr Stephen O’Brien, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency…