See also:
» 21.10.2010 - Cape Verde sees starting "Green revolution"
» 15.04.2010 - Cape Verde-EU partnership agreement reached
» 06.04.2010 - Săo Tomé gets ferry link with Cape Verde
» 10.12.2009 - Cape Verde eligible for second MCC compact, Niger suspended
» 29.09.2009 - Cape Verde supports multilaterism in combating orgainsed crime
» 23.09.2009 - USADF signs new grants in Cape Verde and Tanzania
» 18.08.2009 - USADF signs four grants with community groups in Cape Verde
» 18.07.2007 - Cape Verde joins struggle for Chinese economic zones

China wholesale online through

Houlihan's coupons

Finn autentiske matoppskrifter fra hele verden pĺ
Gazpacho Břrek Kartoffelsalat Taboulé Gulasj Albóndigas Cevapi Rougaille Japrak sarma Zwiebelbrot Klopse Giouvetsi Paella Pljeskavica Pica pau Pulpo a la gallega Flammkuchen Langosj Tapenade Chatsjapuri Pasulj Lassi Kartoffelpuffer Tortilla Raznjici Knödel Lentejas Bśuf bourguignon Korianderchutney Brenneslesuppe Proia Sćbsi kavurma Sardinske calamares

Autentiske matoppskrifter fra hele verden finner du pĺ
Réunion Portugal Aserbajdsjan Serbia Tyskland Seychellene Bosnia Spania Libanon Belgia India Kroatia Hellas Italia Ungarn Komorene Georgia Mauritius Řsterrike Romania Frankrike

Cape Verde
Economy - Development | Politics

Cape Verde PM discusses special partnership with EU

afrol News / A Semana, 15 November - Cape Verde's Prime Minister José Maria Neves, who is currently visiting a number of European countries, is in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg today. The issue of a special partnership between Praia and the European Union (EU) will be the main item on the Prime Minister's agenda.

Cape Verde and its European Union allies plan to hold a meeting in the first trimester of 2006 to discuss relations between the archipelago and the community. This is one of the results of the visit Prime Minister José Maria Neves is making to Luxembourg, where he arrived Monday after spending the weekend in Portugal.

The meeting in question, 'A Semana Online' has learned, will take place during the first trimester of 2006 in Luxembourg following legislative elections in Cape Verde. In addition to Luxembourg and Cape Verde, the meeting will be attended by the representatives of the governments of Portugal, Spain, France and possible other countries.

Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, one of the "godfathers" of the tightening of ties between Cape Verde and the EU, received José Maria Neves yesterday. Cape Verde has also received strong back-up from its former colonial power, Portugal, regarding the Praia government's ambitious plan to get a special partnership with the EU. PM Neves has even spoken of the final goal being full EU membership.

During their meeting in Luxembourg, the two Prime Ministers also agreed that PM Juncker would visit Cape Verde for the second time in three years immediately following the 22 January legislative elections in the archipelago. Luxembourg is one of Cape Verde's major donor countries.

In addition to political contacts with Luxembourg's authorities, José Maria Neves has also scheduled meetings with representatives and organisations working for the integration of the country's sizable Cape Verdean community. These organisations include the Spencer Committee, the Scouts and other youth associations working in the realm of violence and drug prevention.

Tomorrow and Thursday, Mr Neves will be in Italy. On Friday he will continue on to France, and on Sunday will arrive in the Netherlands. The Prime Minister is scheduled to return to Cape Verde on Monday, 21 November.

- Create an e-mail alert for Cape Verde news
- Create an e-mail alert for Economy - Development news
- Create an e-mail alert for Politics news

    Printable version

On the Afrol News front page now

Rwanda succeeds including citizens in formal financial sector

afrol News - It is called "financial inclusion", and it is a key government policy in Rwanda. The goal is that, by 2020, 90 percent of the population is to have and actively use bank accounts. And in only four years, financial inclusion has doubled in Rwanda.

Famine warning: "South Sudan is imploding"

afrol News - The UN's humanitarian agencies now warn about a devastating famine in Sudan and especially in South Sudan, where the situation is said to be "imploding". Relief officials are appealing to donors to urgently fund life-saving activities in the two countries.
Panic in West Africa after Ebola outbreak in Guinea

afrol News - Fear is spreading all over West Africa after the health ministry in Guinea confirmed the first Ebola outbreak in this part of Africa. According to official numbers, at least 86 are infected and 59 are dead as a result of this very contagious disease.
Ethiopia tightens its already strict anti-gay laws

afrol News - It is already a crime being homosexual in Ethiopia, but parliament is now making sure the anti-gay laws will be applied in practical life. No pardoning of gays will be allowed in future, but activist fear this only is a signal of further repression being prepared.
Ethiopia plans Africa's biggest dam

afrol News / Africa Renewal - Ethiopia's ambitious plan to build a US$ 4.2 billion dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz region, 40 km from its border with Sudan, is expected to provide 6,000 megawatts of electricity, enough for its population plus some excess it can sell to neighbouring countries.

front page | news | countries | archive | currencies | news alerts login | about afrol News | contact | advertise | español 

©  afrol News. Reproducing or buying afrol News' articles.

   You can contact us at