Southern Africa

Southern Africa

The focus of this Fourth Progress Report is on the effectiveness of nutrition related interventions and on the progress towards the Commission’s commitments on nutrition: to support partner countries to reduce the number of stunted children under the age of five by at least 7 million by 2025; and to allocate EUR 3.5 billion to nutrition between 2014 and 2020.
Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity. It also invests in strengthening national social protection systems in Malawi for enhanced support to social protection beneficiaries, sustainable financing of social protection services and more effective responses to shocks.
Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity.
Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity. It also invests in strengthening national social protection systems in Malawi for enhanced support to social protection beneficiaries, sustainable financing of social protection services and more effective responses to shocks.
The Overall Objective of the Action targets the specific objective of the Call for Proposals ‘to increase sanitation coverage through basic sanitation infrastructure and hygiene promotion projects, focusing on the most vulnerable and needy in poor peri-urban and urban areas, promoting behaviour change by participatory methods, and leading to improvements in health, human dignity, environment sustainability, education and socio-economic development' and reads as follows: "To increase safe access to sustainably improved ecological sanitation systems in schools in peri-urban and urban areas of
Context: Promotion of rule of law and State accountability Objectives: The project aimed to foster greater accountability of public institutions and leaders to citizens in line with the Constitution of Lesotho. Results: 
Objectives: The project aimed to contribute to attain gender equality, prevent and eliminate early marriages, discrimination on inheritance of a girl child and violence against LGBTI Persons. Results: 
Objectives: The project raised awareness, mobilized support and lobbied the Government of Lesotho to establish the Human Rights Commission which would be an independent, autonomous and Paris Principles compliant body. Results: Establishment of a fully functional Human Rights Commission in Lesotho Reporting of Human Rights Violations to an independent body.
In Lesotho the structures for governance of public institutions exist but they do not have the capacity and environment to exercise their functions fully. Citizens, especially in rural areas, find it difficult to know what their rights are and where to voice their needs. The population is neither sufficiently informed nor strategically organised to exercise its civic rights. The constitution entrenches the right of citizens to participate in public affairs but is basically only applied at times of elections.
Commission Decision of 10.12.2018 amending Commission Decision C(2015) 8089 of 24.11.2015 on the individual measure in favour of Zimbabwe.

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