EU disburses second education tranche of EC$14.3 million to Anguilla

THE VALLEY, Anguilla — The European Union has disbursed the second grant assistance tranche of EC$14.3 million (€4.55m) to Anguilla for education reform and training under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Programme. The assistance is inclusive of an emergency top-up payment of EC$8.8 million (€2.8m) additional support to help with recovery following damage from Hurricane Irma in September 2017.

EU head of delegation, Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, commended the Anguillan authorities on progress in the implementation of its education policy and reassured the government that the EU recognises the challenges resulting from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma and the significant implications for implementation of the policy.

For this reason the EU decided to…

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