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Thursday 6 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Andrew Jacobs, the European Union Ambassador for the Pacific is in Tonga with a delegation on an Enhanced High Level Dialogue with the Tongan government over a new agreement to replace the Cotonou Agreement which expires in 2020.
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Monday 12 September 2016
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
The interests of Pacific Members must be at the heart of discussions when looking at how they could influence an effective future engagement through the ACP with the EU, said Dame Meg Taylor, the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, at a Pacific Forum Secretariat meeting on 8 September 2016 in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
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Tuesday 5 April 2016

A contract to start the construction of a new hospital and a three bedroom staff quarter on Niuatoputapu was signed on April 4 2016, with over $2 million funding by the European Union. The project follows the 2009 tsunami that destroyed the hospital, homes, and businesses on the remote island.
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Saturday 10 October 2015
Suva, Fiji
Today (10 October), on the occasion of the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the European Union and its Member States reiterate our strong opposition to the use of capital punishment.
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Monday 18 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A call for proposals for a European Development Fund grant of $162,000 (EUR) available for private sector and civil society projects in Tonga focused on trade, public finance management, energy and gender policies development, was launched on Thursday 14 May.
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Saturday 9 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Today, 9 May, the European Union is celebrating Europe Day...The European Union has a long standing relationship and friendship with Tonga and other Pacific countries. Our partnership is based on our shared values, on common concerns and on common aspirations. We are keen to work closely with our Pacific partners to tackle global challenges - some challenges are so big that only a global response will suffice to overcome them. – EU Ambassador Andrew Jacobs.
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Friday 28 March 2014
Nadi, Fiji
Fiji is a lap ahead of Tonga when it comes to export initiative. A Fijian business was able to successfully secure an export of 13 tonnes of frozen vegetables, fruits, root crops and fish for the United States last week.
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Friday 7 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Commission last week has announced that free-visa travel will soon be granted for nationals from 19 third-world countries, including ten Pacific Island countries.
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Wednesday 5 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Union and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat have signed a €37.26 million financing agreement to support the “Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy” programme.
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Friday 26 April 2013
London, UK
IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton (yesterday, 25 April) called on European policy makers to take decisive and sustained actions to strengthen the continent’s prospects for growth and avoid the risk of stagnation.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Port Vila, Vanuatu
The European Union is committed to conclude comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements EPAs with the Pacific region, said the President of the European Union Council and Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Christian Friis Bach. By Linny Folau in Port Vila.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Port Vila, Vanuatu
The current 37th Session of the ACP-EU Joint Council of Ministers Meeting from June 14-15, is discussing issues that will define relations of the African, Caribbean and Pacific group and the European Union for the future. By Linny Folau in Port Vila.
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Thursday 6 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Union has agreed to provide a grant worth TOP$24 million to support Tonga's budget and improve its electricity distribution network to rural areas.
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Wednesday 29 October 2008
Belgrade, Serbia
The EU has a single market between member states with common trade policy. Important EU institutions and bodies include the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Council of the European Union, the European Court of Justice and the European Central Bank, among others. - Ivan Simic
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Sunday 2 March 2008
Apia, Samoa
An international meeting in Apia, Samoa has heard that a new fund from the European Union (EU) to support agriculture development will be shared among the 76-member African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States.
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Wednesday 30 January 2008
Belgrade, Serbia
Hegemony is the dominance of one group over other groups, with or without the threat of force, to the extent that, for instance, the dominant party can dictate the terms of trade to its advantage; more broadly, cultural perspectives become skewed to favor the dominant group. The cultural control that hegemony asserts affects commonplace patterns of thought: hegemony controls the way new ideas are rejected or become naturalized in a process that subtly alters notions of common sense in a given society. By Ivan Simic
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