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  • Ensuring the EU delivers on its commitments to the Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty.
  • Setting out the Commission and EU positions for the negotiations on the United Nations Millennium Development Goal agenda after 2015.
  • Working with national governments in a way that makes the EU's development aid more effective.
  • Launching negotiations on a revised Cotonou agreement with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States.

Neven Mimica is part of the following Project Teams:

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European Parliament hearings

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Neven Mimica's team supports him in his daily work.
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Appointments and meetings

Tue - Wed 17-18 Jan


European Parliament session, Strasbourg

With: Neven Mimica
Fri 20 Jan


Meeting with Mr Ravi Karunanayake, Minister of Finance of Sri Lanka and Mr Malik Samarawickrama, Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade of Sri Lanka

With: Neven Mimica


Croatian nationality. Married with two children.

European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development
  • 2014-present
European Commissioner for Consumer Policy
  • 2013-14
Deputy Prime Minister for Internal, Foreign and European Policy
  • 2011-13
Deputy Speaker of Croatian Parliament, Chair of the European Integration Committee
  • 2008-11
Member of Croatian Parliament, representing Socijaldemokratska partija hrvatske (Social Democratic Party)
  • 2004-08
Minister for European Integration
  • 2001-03
Assistant Minister, then Deputy Minister of the Economy, Chief Negotiator for the Stabilisation and Association Agreement and WTO accession of Croatia
  • 1997-2001
Diplomatic service of the SFR Yugoslavia and Croatia
  • 1987-97
Assistant Chairman of the Republic's Committee for Foreign Relations
  • 1983-87
Adviser to the Republic's Committee for Foreign Relations
  • 1980-83
Staff member of the Republic's Committee for Foreign Relations
  • 1978-80
Import-export clerk at Astra
  • 1977-78
Master's degree in economics, University of Zagreb
  • 1987