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World AIDS Day 2010: European Commission urges more prevention and testing and tops €1.3 billion invested in the fight against AIDS in the world

30/11/2010

IP/10/1628 Brussels, 30 November 2010 To commemorate World AIDS Day, EU Commissioner for Health John Dalli will give a keynote speech at a seminar on HIV testing in the European Parliament. Early detection is vital for early treatment and increasing life ...

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Commissioners Piebalgs, Hedegaard and Füle announce "Climate Change Windows"

29/11/2010

IP/10/1621 Brussels, 29 November 2010 As the Cancun Climate Change Conference kicks off, the Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, the Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard and the Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood ...

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Q&A on Climate Change Windows

29/11/2010

MEMO/10/628 Brussels, 29 November 2010 What exactly will the Climate Change Windows actually do? Climate Change Windows (CCW) will have 3 main specific features: They will be established in a way which will allow the EU to track in full transparency the ...

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38% of Europeans see tackling poverty as a main challenge for EU-Africa relations, says Eurobarometer

25/11/2010

IP/10/1595 Brussels, 25 November 2010 A special Eurobarometer on EU-Africa relations published ahead of the EU-Africa Summit in Libya on 29/30 November shows that European citizens broadly agree with the focus of cooperation between the two partners....

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Poverty and hunger remain key issues for the EU-Africa Partnership, according to Europe's citizens

25/11/2010

MEMO/10/609 Brussels, 25 November 2010 The special Eurobarometer 'The EU and Africa: working towards closer partnership' aims to gauge the European public's views on the key issues that should be addressed in cooperation between Africa and the EU ahead ...

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3rd Africa-EU Summit: team up for more “Investment, Economic Growth and Job Creation”

25/11/2010

IP/10/1605 Brussels, 25 November 2010 On 29-30 November, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, Commission President José Manuel Barroso, and Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, will attend the Africa-EU Summit in Tripoli (Libya)....

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3rd Africa EU-Summit 29/30 November, Tripoli

23/11/2010

MEMO/10/604 Brussels, 23 November 2010 The Joint Africa EU Strategy 80 Heads of State and Government from Africa and Europe adopted the Africa-EU Joint Strategy in Lisbon in December 2007. Both sides agreed to pursue common interests and strategic objectives ...

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EU-Kyrgyzstan development cooperation

15/11/2010

MEMO/10/576 Brussels, 15 November 2010 The EU is a partner of Kyrgyzstan in achieving its country development goals. Between 1991 and 2010 Kyrgyzstan has received more than €290 million in bilateral grant assistance programmes from the European Commission; ...

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European Commission opens debate to change gears in the fight against poverty

10/11/2010

IP/10/1494 Brussels, 10 November 2010 Today, the European Commission launches a public consultation on the future of EU Development policy. Faced with the triple challenge of economic, food and environmental crises, but also the generally encouraging ...

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Communication on the consolidation of EU-Africa relations

10/11/2010

MEMO/10/566 Brussels, 10 November 2010 What is the Joint Africa-EU Strategy? 80 Heads of State and Government from Africa and Europe adopted the Africa-EU Joint Strategy in Lisbon in December 2007. The Joint Strategy outlines a long-term shared vision ...

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Frequently Asked Questions on EU Development policy

10/11/2010

MEMO/10/565 Brussels, 10 November 2010 The following FAQ aims at presenting the background and the main issues addressed by the Green Paper. Why a Green Paper on EU Development Policy? In 2010, the EU adopted an ambitious position in support of the Millennium ...

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Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for DeveloAndris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development How to make EU Development policy supportive of inclusive growth and sustainable develop

09/11/2010

SPEECH/10/636 Ladies and gentlemen; The UN High Level Conference on the MDGs has given us all good reason to pause for thought. It has given us much from which we can take a great deal of encouragement and pride, particularly as Europeans....

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Save the date: Come and join the European Development Days on 6 and 7 December in Brussels

03/11/2010

IP/10/1461 Brussels, 3 November 2010 On 6 and 7 December, the European Commission will organise the 5th edition of the European Development Days (EDD) in Brussels, in cooperation with the Belgian Presidency of the European Union....

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