EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs in Germany to discuss EU development policy
Today, 11 February, Commissioner Piebalgs is in Berlin to discuss the future of EU development policy with German authorities and representatives of civil society. Commissioner Piebalgs meets with Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dirk Niebel, with Members of the Bundestag's Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development, Members of the Committee for European Affairs and the Budget Committee. The leaders discuss Commission's public consultations on the future of EU development policy and how to ensure a stronger added value of the aid. They also discuss the political situation in Africa, following up on the EU-Africa Summit.