Climate Launchpad Finals

They are the climate champions who are flying the flag for innovation around the world. A ‘mini army’ of exciting entrepreneurs have been honoured at a prestigious event designed to promote the best in global greentech. Organised by EIT Climate-KIC, the finals of “ClimateLaunchpad”, the world’s largest green start-up competition, were held in Amsterdam on…

New EU Mission for Central African Republic

The Council adopted a crisis management concept for a new civilian CSDP Advisory Mission in the Central African Republic (EUAM RCA).  The mission will support the reform of the internal security forces to enable the CAR authorities to mitigate the current security challenges in the country. EU experts will support the Ministry of the Interior and the internal security forces,…

ACP-EU Tackling Sustainable Development

The upcoming COP25, the new European Commission, the EU member states, and the governments of all African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries can “no longer turn a blind eye” to the urgent need to immediately put into practice concrete and decisive common actions to tackle climate change, and to fairly combine development with sustainability That is the message from…

ACP-EU Agree on Climate Change

MEPs and African, Caribbean and Pacific MPs have agreed on climate change, migration, sustainable growth and the post-Cotonou agreement. On Thursday, Carlos Zorrinho (S&D, PT) Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly said: “We are all convinced that the only way to manage migration within a legal framework is to ensure job creation, growth, peace and stability….