Sustainable Development: EU and Seychelles sign a new financing agreement of 2.2 million euros

EU and Seychelles sign a new financing agreementThe Government of Seychelles receives 2.2 million euros from the European Union in support of the implementation of its sustainable development agenda. These funds will support the Government in formulating new projects and attracting new financing for development.

“Seychelles is certain to use the funds wisely, where it would make the greatest impact. We would further like to reassure the EU that the Seychelles will do its utmost, with vigorous efforts, to tap into other facilities currently put in place such as the 11th EDF Regional Programmes, which Seychelles hope to benefit from immensely” stated Minister Morgan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport.

The Minister also thanked the European Union and expressed that Seychelles looks forward to deepening its cooperation with the EU.

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About The Project

Supported by the Department for International Development (DFID) UK, this 3 year project focuses on deepening the understanding of the international politics of development diplomacy, including the key political drivers that influence and shape development policy internationally and the impact this has on South Africa as an emerging development assistance partner.

Key Themes

This project considers three key areas:

  1. The development of the South African Development Partnership Agency (SADPA);
  2. Trilateral development partnerships; and
  3. Multilateral development cooperation.
Aims and Objectives of The Project

The aims of this project include:

  • improving the understanding of the current transition taking place within multilateral development cooperation in both the geo-political North and South;
  • understanding the role of multilateral development cooperation for South Africa’s foreign policy and international engagement in the short, medium, and long-term;
  • review potential opportunities as well as obstacles in engaging in international development assistance
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