EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will take part in the Informal Development Council being held today in Florence.
The EU is about to launch its first ever multi-donor development trust fund, in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). With an initial amount of €64 million the fund creates an effective and coordinated international instrument to help the population of the country and contribute to its stabilisation.
At the closure of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), held at UN Headquarters in New York from 30 June to 9 July 2014, Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, and Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for the Environment, welcomed its conclusions.
Commissioner Piebalgs promotes food security and nutrition in developing countries at an event in Rome
EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will today participate in an event to promote global food and nutrition security and increase resilience for rural poor people.