The European Union (EU) released a statement highlighting the relationship between the EU and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in advance of the 7th bi-regional summit. The statement highlighted the strong bond between the two organizations and the history of cooperation on common interests. For the upcoming summit, the EU priorities are largely economic although development issues, particularly targeting poverty and social inequality, are highlighted as well.
The Journal of International Affairs is pleased to announce its fifth Thought Leadership Forum, taking place on Friday, 7 December, 2012 at 6:30 pm at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
As cooperation between members of the East African Community (EAC) deepens, there is an unfortunate by expected increase in crime. The EAC is a a regional intergovernmental organization comrpised of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Law enforcement officials cite the rise in crime as a byproduct of development. To combat this rise in crime, the EAC has set a high priority on fighting transnational crime. As part of this initiative, the EAC and INTERPOL are working towards signing a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in the fight against transnational crime.
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