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Participation of Secretary of State Maria Magdalena Grigore at the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council - development component

Type: 
Press release
Date: 
06/15/19

Secretary of State Maria Magdalena Grigore will take part in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council - development component (FAC-development) in Brussels on May 16, 2019.

A series of conclusions will be agreed on the financing of EU development policies, policy coherence for development, the implementation of EU commitments in the area of development assistance and the EU Trust Fund, prepared by the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council.

The Member States' officials responsible for international cooperation and development will also discuss the role of the EU in advancing the implementation of the external component of the Agenda 2030, as well as the involvement of the EU bloc in the Sahel region from a development perspective.

At the proposal of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council, the promotion of youth in the context of international development cooperation is also on the agenda of the meeting.

In the FAC-development margin, Secretary of State Maria Magdalena Grigore will attend a working lunch dedicated to the future financial architecture for the EU's sustainable development and neighborhood.