Visit of Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, to José Manuel Barroso
Type: Visit to the Commission
End production: 25/11/2008 First transmission: 25/11/2008
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, welcomed Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, on 25 November 2008 in Brussels. The purpose of the meeting was to continue a good working relationship with the Commonwealth of Nations under the new Secretary General, especially regarding the joint EU/Africa strategy. The Commonwealth Secretariat has launched a trilateral cooperation initiative on governance in selected African countries. It also takes part in other joint activities in the broader range of development policy including in ACP countries outside Africa.
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||Arrival of Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, and handshake with José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC