European Commission Statement Brussels, 7 March 2014 Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), I’d like to once again underline that the EU will not rest until all forms of violence and discrimination suffered by women and girls are eradicated –wherever we work.
Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announces new EU support for the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda
European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 March 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will announce €620 million of new EU support to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and €460 million for Rwanda for the period 2014-2020, during a visit to the Great Lakes region in Central Africa together...
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 March 2014 Democratic Republic of Congo A €40 million EU-funded programme to help the country attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was recently launched. It focuses on decreasing mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission, preventing gender-based violence, reducing child mortality and improving maternal health.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 February 2014 The European Union announced today financial support of €12 million to help destroy Syrian chemical stockpiles, by contributing to a Trust Fund established by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), recipient of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 February 2014 During his first ever visit to the country EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, announced €55 million of new support for Cape Verde during the period 2014 – 2020.
European Commission Brussels, 13 February 2014 Statement At the occasion of the High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 11-13 February, EU Commissioner for Development said: Energy is fundamental to development.
New EU support for Senegal to strengthen governance, food security and access to water and sanitation
European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 February 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will announce €347 million of new EU support to Senegal for the period 2014-2020 during a visit to the country on 12-13 of February.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 February 2014 EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, is today expected to announce €195 million for Mauritania in the areas of food security, rule of law and healthcare for the years 2014-2020.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 February 2014 EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will begin on Monday a high level visit to Mauritania, Senegal and the Cape Verde, where he will underline the EU’s ongoing commitment to supporting the region and confirm future funding for the three countries.
EU and UNICEF boost their partnership to improve child and maternal health and to save more children
European Commission Press release New York, 4 February 2014 Urgent aid to the Central African Republic also discussed at UNICEF Executive Board meeting The European Union announced today that it has allocated €320 million ($431 million) through UNICEF to improve the health and nutrition of children and women in 15...