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On the occasion of the 7th Global Aid for Trade Review at the WTO in Geneva, from 3 to 5 July 2019, the EU is pleased to launch its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019.
On the occasion of the 7th Global Aid for Trade Review at the WTO in Geneva, from 3 to 5 July 2019, the EU is pleased to launch its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019 as a contribution to the Aid for Trade initiative and as an illustration of EU support to partner countries’ trade and productive capacities.
For World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) jointly organised a conference followed by an interactive workshop: United to end child labour in agriculture.
The European Commission has developed a set of policies and actions to address decent work and reduce vulnerabilities, making value chains in the garment sector more sustainable – we are now seeing this broad initiative come to fruition.
EU External Investment Plan - Operational Report 2018: The European Fund for Sustainable Development, Promoting investment in the EU Neighbourhood and Africa
Attracting more European companies to Ethiopia is the objective of the EU-Ethiopia Business Forum 2019, which will take place in Brussels on May 14 and 15.  With the Forum, the European Commission shows its support for the Ethiopian economic reform agenda and its commitment to the Africa-Europe Alliance. Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission and responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, will provide a keynote address to the Forum.
The Commission’s Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi, arrives in Cuba today to co-chair the first EU-Cuba Sustainable Development Dialogue. The dialogue will take stock of the progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals in Cuba and the EU.
Factsheet on Aid for Trade - The European Union's updated strategy for prosperity through trade and investment.
The 190 km stretch of very poor road between Mocuba and Milange (border with Malawi) seriously hampered trade in the region as well as trading from Malawi to Mocuba and further.
The European Commission, the African Union Commission and the International Trade Centre (ITC) join forces today to set up the African Union Trade Observatory, a key pillar of the African Continental Free Trade Area. The EU provides €4 million from the Pan-African Programme for the Observatory to be established.

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