• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersNiger

Delegation of the European Union to Niger

The EU Delegation in Niger promotes and defends the values ​​and interests of the EU. One of its most important tasks is the management of Community aid. What they do The Delegation's mandate and the various missions The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Niger promotes and defends the values ​​and interests of the EU, as well as all activities relating to the monitoring of bilateral relations in the fields of political and economic relations , commercial and cooperation. In particular, it ensures: information on EU development and policies as well as the role and actions of the EU in Niger; monitoring the political, economic and social development of Niger as well as monitoring economic, political and cooperation relations with the WAEMU and ECOWAS countries; the management of community external aid to Niger; support for the negotiation of economic partnership agreements between the EU, UEMOA and ECOWAS. In Niger, aid management is the most important and certainly the most visible part of the Delegation's tasks. Alongside the “Administration” and “Politics / Press / Communication” sections, most of the staff are assigned, under the authority of the Chief of Operations, to the operational sections (Infrastructure, Rural Development and Food Security, Economy, Trade and Good Governance, Finance, Contracts and Audits). A representative office of the humanitarian agency “ECHO” is also present in Niamey, as well as the civilian mission EUCAP Sahel Niger. The key stages of the Commission in Niger Relations between the European Commission and Niger date back to 1960, when the Treaty of Rome and the creation of the first European Development Fund (EDF). It was in 1990 that the “agreement on the establishment of the Delegation of the European Communities” formalized the status of the Delegation as diplomatic representation . In the 2000s, the various reforms of the European Commission led to major changes for the Niger Delegation: increase in its staff, modernization of its communication system, training of staff in the management of Community aid, etc. Since the Lisbon Treaty in December 2009 and the creation of the EU, the Delegation is now called " Delegation of the European Union" . Dr Denisa-Elena IONETE is the current Head of Delegation. The Delegation's mandate and the various missions The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Niger promotes and defends the values ​​and interests of the EU, as well as all activities relating to the monitoring of bilateral relations in the fields of political and economic relations , commercial and cooperation. In particular, it ensures: information on EU development and policies as well as the role and actions of the EU in Niger; monitoring the political, economic and social development of Niger as well as monitoring economic, political and cooperation relations with the WAEMU and ECOWAS countries; the management of community external aid to Niger; support for the negotiation of economic partnership agreements between the EU, UEMOA and ECOWAS. In Niger, aid management is the most important and certainly the most visible part of the Delegation's tasks. Alongside the “Administration” and “Politics / Press / Communication” sections, most of the staff are assigned, under the authority of the Chief of Operations, to the operational sections (Infrastructure, Rural Development and Food Security, Economy, Trade and Good Governance, Finance, Contracts and Audits). A representative office of the humanitarian agency “ECHO” is also present in Niamey, as well as the civilian mission EUCAP Sahel Niger. The key stages of the Commission in Niger Relations between the European Commission and Niger date back to 1960, when the Treaty of Rome and the creation of the first European Development Fund (EDF). It was in 1990 that the “agreement on the establishment of the Delegation of the European Communities” formalized the status of the Delegation as diplomatic representation . In the 2000s, the various reforms of the European Commission led to major changes for the Niger Delegation: increase in its staff, modernization of its communication system, training of staff in the management of Community aid, etc. Since the Lisbon Treaty in December 2009 and the creation of the EU, the Delegation is now called " Delegation of the European Union" . Dr Denisa-Elena IONETE is the current Head of Delegation.
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  • Niger (headquarters)
  • Niamey
  • Avenue du Mounio, Angle OR 33 / Rue OR 16, Dar Es Salam C1 BP 10 388