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EU announces significant new funding for education
EU announces significant new funding for education

27/06/2014

New funding to support education in developing countries over the next seven years, through the Global Partnership for Education, (or GPE), was today announced by European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.

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World Refugee Day: time for solidarity
World Refugee Day: time for solidarity

20/06/2014

Commissioners Andris Piebalgs (Development), Kristalina Georgieva (International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response),  and Cecilia Malmström (Home Affairs) have published a joint statement on the increasing number of refugees and displaced people around the world.

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Joint declaration of ACP-EU countries on the development agenda beyond 2015
Joint declaration of ACP-EU countries on the development agenda beyond 2015

20/06/2014

Today the Joint Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and EU countries agreed on a joint declaration for a global development agenda for the time after 2015, once the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their target date.

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Commissioner Piebalgs signs in Kenya 16 National Indicative Programmes with ACP countries

19/06/2014

EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and Ministers from 16 ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) countries will co-sign today and tomorrow the first National Indicative Programmes under the 11th European Development Fund for the period 2014-2020 in Nairobi (Kenya).

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EU says "Don’t Look Away" to minors' exploitation in Brazil

12/06/2014

A new campaign designed to raise awareness of the sexual exploitation of minors in Brazil during the World Cup was today launched by the EU.

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Commissioner Piebalgs in Madagascar to resume EU development cooperation

10/06/2014

EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will visit Madagascar on June 11-13 to confirm the resumption of development cooperation with the country and launch the discussions on the programming of EU funding for the period 2014-2020. 

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EU steps up its efforts to provide access to sustainable energy in poor, rural areas

04/06/2014

European Commission Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will today reveal the 16 energy projects which will receive €95 million of funding through to the EU’s new rural electrification programme. 

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The EU and the UN Environment Programme, together against climate change in Latin America

03/06/2014

EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Achim Steiner, have today signed a new contribution of almost €1 million for the EUROCLIMA programme, created in 2010 to support climate-related actions in Latin America. 

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Commission presents proposal to address global poverty and sustainable development

02/06/2014

Today the European Commission adopted a proposal to contribute to the EU position on the future Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), being designed to reinforce the global commitment to eradicating poverty and supporting sustainable development after 2015, once the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their target date.

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