The EU has announced €6 million to support Guinea in the areas of governance and democracy. The funding is expected to benefit Civil Society Organisations; enabling them to play a more active role in public life and reinforce their position and networks.
The EU has adopted a decision to provide €5.2 million to the African Union Commission (AUC) to support its actions in overcoming Africa’s challenges in the field of peace and security.
The European Commission has adopted its Annual Report 2013 on the EU's development and external assistance policies. Covering work done in 2012, the report gives a comprehensive overview of how the EU delivers on its development policy commitments, increasingly directing aid where it is most needed and can have the greatest impact in terms of poverty reduction.
A new EU project which is expected to benefit some 80,000 farmers’ families in Bolivia has been announced by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, during a visit to the country. The €25 million project will help to create new economic opportunities in coca producing areas of the country and to boost alternative forms of agriculture.
European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will represent the European Union (EU) in the ceremony of inauguration of the President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, which will take place on August 15. While in Paraguay, the Commissioner will take stock of the country's progress and challenges and will discuss priorities for future EU development cooperation.
Today, the EU has announced new support for a development project in Liberia which will promote local governance through activities such as on-the-job training and coaching, study and exchange visits, as well as office rehabilitation and refurbishment and peer-to-peer monitoring to encourage local participation.