Central Asia

Central Asia

Bashaier Saleh Ali, 20-year old, Bashaier works as a health worker since April 2018 in “Bani Zayed” village in “Manakhah” district, Sana’a governorate.
As Yemen enters its fifth year of conflict, the health sector is collapsing. Only half of all health facilities are functional and even these face severe shortages in medicine, equipment, and staff. Most of the health workers have not received a salary in the last three years. As a result, basic services have been disrupted, especially in rural areas, leaving 19.7 million people in need of basic healthcare, including 10.2 million children.
The European Union is outlining its vision for a renewed partnership with Central Asia, updating its strategy on relations with the region first set out in 2007.
Last week, Director-General Manservisi travelled to the Republic of India (8-10 January) and the Kingdom of Bhutan (11-12 January) for bilateral consultations, the promotion of partnerships for global development and strengthening EU engagement in and with Central and South Asia in the coming years.
The objectives pursued by the programme are to contribute to sustainable regional development by promoting economic growthand diversification through support to private sector development and decent job creaction, increased investment opportunities for econimic activities and support to the improvement of an enabling business and investment environment, as well as by promoting an integrated approach to the region's natural ressources and climate change impact.
The objective pursued by the programme is to contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth in the rural sector in Uzbekistan in the context of a changing climate.
The European Commission has today announced a financial package worth €474 million to support state building and public sector reforms, health, justice, and elections, as well as to address migration and displacement challenges in Afghanistan. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the announcement today at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, signing the financing agreements with the Afghan Minister of Finance Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi*.
The objectives pursued by the programme are to contribute to sustainable regional development by promoting economic growth and diversification through support to private sector development and decent job creaction, increased investment opportunities for ecinomic activities and support to the improvement of an enabling business and investment environment, as well as by promoting an integrated approach to the region's natural resources and climate change impact.
The objectives pursued by the programme are to support the government of the Kyrgyz Republic in the implementation of structural reforms in the Education Sector to enhance the quality of human capital, alleviate poverty, stimulate socio-economic development, and improve the quality of life of the citizens of Kyrgyzstan.
The EU today announced cooperation programmes that will promote sustainable development in Central Asia. This announcement comes as ministers from across Central Asia meet with senior EU officials at the EU-Central Asia Ministerial Meeting.

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