Zambia is among African countries that will benefit from the 44 billion euros allocated by the European Union – EU- to African Countries to finance bankable projects for youths.
EU Head of Mission to Zambia, Alessandro Mariani says investing in youths is a precondition for a positive and sustainable future.
Speaking in Lusaka during an EU-Zambia Partnership Media Breakfast, Mr. Mariani paid tribute to Zambia for its contribution to providing peace and security in Central African Republic.
He further said the forthcoming 5th AU-EU Summit in Abidjan, Ivory Coast will provide an excellent opportunity to further strengthen partnerships at a time when there is profound transformation in Europe and Africa.
Mr. Mariani explained that priorities for the Summit include stronger political relationships based on a shared vision and mutual interest.
And Center for Environmental Justice Legal Officer, Felistus Mumba has emphasized the need for universal access to quality education and job creation.