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Eritrea – EU Cooperation: History & Perspectives

EU Cooperation with Eritrea
“The European Union’s partnership with Eritrea is one that is based on mutual understanding and a joint ambition of working towards common long-term interests … and its overall objective is to improve livelihoods of the Eritrean population through poverty reduction and elimination so that Eritrea can achieve sustainable social and economic development.” – Ambassador Christian Manahl

By Ambassador Christian Manahl | Head of the EU Delegation to Eritrea,

Europe Day, celebrated annually on 9 May, marks the anniversary of French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman’s call on the nations of Europe to unite in order to make war among them impossible. His speech marked the beginning of European integration that eventually led to the creation of today’s European Union. Beginning of May is therefore an apt time to recognise the European Unions’ cooperation not only among its own member states, but with its many partners across the world, including Eritrea, and to celebrate the successes that this cooperation has achieved and will continue to achieve in years come. Continue reading Eritrea – EU Cooperation: History & Perspectives