Gender

Gender

The objectives pursued by the programme are to contribute to the consolidation of democracy ensuring an inclusive, rights based society and an efficient and transparent administration.
Designing interventions in food, nutrition and agriculture that allow women to change their lives.
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, is in Buenos Aires today for the launch of the national programme for Argentina of the Spotlight initiative to end violence against women and girls, with a focus on femicide.
On today’s International Women's Day, the European Commission announced a €25 million contribution to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights. The funding will support the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Supplies Trust Fund for the period 2018-2020.
International Women’s Day is a global moment to both reflect on advances in women’s empowerment and gender equality, and push for further progress. The EU is committed to promoting gender equality worldwide through its development cooperation.   To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have asked for nominations of inspiring women from all over the world, in all walks of life. From scientists to stonemasons, activists to actors, here are just some of the inspiring women who were nominated.
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to the Pacific Islands and Australia. The aim of the visit is to reconfirm the EU's commitment to the region and to strengthen dialogue, as well as to launch substantial development cooperation. He will meet with, amongst others, Fiji's Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Ms. Premila Kumar, the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Ms. Premila Kumar and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Hon. 
The European Union and the United Nations are announcing today a €50 million investment to tackle domestic violence in the Pacific region, as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative.
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, and the Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe, Jorge Bom Jesus, signed a top-up of €7 million in bilateral funding today, in support of people’s access to clean water and the fight against gender based violence.
Read the latest edition of Inclusive Development News for news, views and analysis on the EU’s work on employment and social inclusion in international cooperation and development.
STEP seeks to empower the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector in Malawi and develop its capacity to meet the economy's need for skilled professionals.

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