The EU and its Member States are strongly committed to supporting Myanmar’s transition process right across the spectrum, from peace to political reform, health to human rights and gender equality, education to the environment, technical assistance to trade, and public finance management to private sector support.
The 2017 Blue Book on EU Development Cooperation in Myanmar gives a comprehensive overview of the European Union's joint engagement for peace, democracy and development in Myanmar.
by the EU Ambassador to ASEAN
The EU and ASEAN have a lot in common. Our shared history dates back for centuries and today, together, we represent the most mature and the most promising economies in the world. As we work together to address global challenges through a multilateral approach, we are both committed to regional integration as the most effective way to build stability and to reach prosperity. We are partners for the future.
We, the leaders of the G7, met in Elmau for our annual Summit on 7 and 8 June 2015. Guided by our shared values and principles, we are determined to work closely together to meet the complex international economic and political challenges of our times. We are committed to the values of freedom and democracy, and their universality, to the rule of law and respect for human rights, and to fostering peace and security. Especially in view of the numerous crises in the world, we as G7 nations stand united in our commitment to uphold freedom, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Jakarta, 2 August 2012
Ref: D(2012)1290 EN
EU launches 2012 Report on Development Cooperation with Indonesia
Indonesia is a key strategic partner for the European Union (EU). The EU and its Member States, together, provided more than € 500 million(1) to strengthen Indonesia and support the country in its efforts to achieve its development objectives, according to a 2012 report, launched by the EU today (2/8) in Jakarta.
The implosion of Mali could have devastating consequences for neighbouring states such as Niger, Mauritania and Senegal, Louis Michel, ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly Co-President, said on Monday, at the opening of the Assembly’s 23rd session in Horsens. Addressing the deputies, Mr Michel also warned that the current crisis in the Sahel region could not be solved without both political and military intervention.
Ten years ago, world leaders agreed to take decisive action to combat world poverty in its different dimensions. Using time-bound and measurable targets, they agreed that by 2015: