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Friday, 20 October 2017

Presidency of the Council of the EU

18-19 January (Marine Etablissement Amsterdam (MEA)): TeamWork! Strengthening multidisciplinary cooperation against trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation
20-21 January (Amsterdam Airport Schiphol): Aviation Summit

Council of the EU

18 January: Foreign Affairs Council
20 January: Coreper I
20 January: Coreper II
22 January: Coreper I
14 January: Eurogroup

European Parliament

18-21 January: European Parliament Committee Meetings
18-21 January: European Parliament plenary session

European Commission
19 January: Information day on civil protection
19 January: Fiscal policy after the crisis (ECFIN workshop)
21 January (High school of professional design (ESDIP), Madrid, Spain): Exhibition on resilience: Launch event
21 January: #ESDE2015 conference: a review of employment and social developments in Europe in 2015
21 January: Forum: Better research for better health, a holistic approach to challenges and opportunities
23 January (San Sebastián, Spain): San Sebastián: European capital of culture in 2016

Other events

18 January: Info Point Lunchtime Conference - Clima East: Working with the Eastern Partnership Countries on Climate Change
19 January: Info Point Lunchtime Conference - Conserving critical ecosystems in Africa - Empowering civil society to conserve biodiversity hotspots
20 January: Info Point Lunchtime Conference "Supporting Families Globally - Ending Institutionalisation of Children"

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The CTA Brussels News Service is providing EU-ACP policy news since 2004, on various key thematic areas. In addition to this news service, we also provide news on ACP intra-regional trade, and south-south cooperation (investments of emerging countries' in agriculture in the ACP regions). The main stories for the week are featured in our newsletter and all stories can be found in our Regional Trade and the South-South cooperation sections.

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Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee- Scoon on Tuesday called upon local businesses to increase exports to the EU as a means of addressing the revenue shortfall caused by depressed oil and gas prices. “We look forward to all of you contributing to the revenues of Trinidad and Tobago,” the Minister told representatives of companies gathered at the Courtyard Marriot, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, where the Exportt company launched an export stimulation project.  “It’s your success and the country’s success as well.” The Minister said the private sector has a key role to play in the economy.  “The role of the private sector is crucial in the development of any economy,” Gopee-Scoon said.

“This financing will enable EFC Uganda to support job creation in Uganda. It will provide access to finance for MSEs in Uganda which will stimulate economic development and innovation,” Nanno Kleiterp, the CEO of FMO said.  He said: “EFC Uganda is a valuable addition to our relationship with EFC Tanzania and EFC Zambia, as well as with Développement International Desjardins. He said: “EFC Uganda is a valuable addition to our relationship with EFC Tanzania and EFC Zambia, as well as with Développement International Desjardins. We look forward to expand our cooperation and continue to develop much needed financing solutions together.”

During the climate negotiations in Paris, representatives of African governments announced the launch of the AFR100 initiative. This strategy aims to restore almost 100 million hectares of forest and woodland in Africa between now and 2030. The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the World Resources Institute (WRI) have contributed to the launch of AFR100.

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