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Commission pledges €110 million to complete safety work on Chernobyl site

18/04/2011

IP/11/485 Brussels, 18 April 2011 On Tuesday 19th April, 25 years after the tragic Chernobyl accident, EU Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will announce the European Commission's pledge of around €110 million at a high-level conference in Kiev to ensure that ...

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25 years after Chernobyl, Commission pledges 110m euros to make site safe again

18/04/2011

MEMO/11/252 Brussels, 18 April 2011 Background The Chernobyl accident took place on the night of 25 to 26 April 1986 during a test that went dramatically wrong due to design weaknesses and safety rules not being adhered to....

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Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs announces a recovery package of €180 million for Ivory Coast

12/04/2011

MEMO/11/241 Brussels, 12 April 2011 Following the Foreign Affairs Council's discussions on Ivory Coast today, Commissioner Piebalgs made the following announcement: "The Commission will prepare a first comprehensive recovery package of €180 million in ...

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Commissioner Piebalgs calls for EU to maintain its leadership on official development aid as new figures reveal it spent a record €53.8 billion in 2010

06/04/2011

IP/11/410 Brussels, 6 April 2011 Today Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs presented the 2010 preliminary figures on official development aid spent by the EU and its 27 Member States. Aid rose by about €4....

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Publication of preliminary data on Official Development Assistance 2010

06/04/2011

MEMO/11/221 Brussels, 6 April 2011 Are there differences of methodology between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the EU? How do we compare data? The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) is the ultimate authority ...

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