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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
38% of Europeans see tackling poverty as a main challenge for EU-Africa relations, says Eurobarometer
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....
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 ...
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)....
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 ...
The European Union supports social protection and trade, regional integration and business development in Rwanda [66 KB]
The European Union helps Antigua and Barbuda to face the consequences of the economic crisis [71 KB]
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; ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for DeveloAndris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development How to make EU Development policy supportive of inclusive growth and sustainable develop
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....
The EU approved EUR 28,3 millions to enhance Regional Private Sector Development in the Caribbean [64 KB]
The EU allocates €61 million to support growth and poverty reduction in the Dominican Republic [66 KB]
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....