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EU reaffirms its support to peace and security in Africa with €300 million

31/08/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 August 2011 - The European Commission has decided to replenish the African Peace Facility (APF) with €300 million to support African peace and security actions both at regional and continental levels....

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The African peace and security agenda

31/08/2011

MEMO/11/571 Brussels, 31 August 2011 When establishing the African Union (AU) in 2002, its Member States entrusted the organisation with a broad political mandate in the area of conflict prevention, management, resolution and peace building....

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World Water Week 2011: Statement of Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development

22/08/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 August 2011 -As World Water Week (21 - 29 August) gets under way, Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs reaffirms the EU's commitment to meeting the Millennium Development Goal pledge of halving the ...

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Horn of Africa–EU Development Work in the region

05/08/2011

More than 12 million people are affected by the Horn of Africa's worst drought in 60 years (according to a United Nations estimate)...

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Helping Somalia recover and develop: European Commission to invest extra €175 million in governance, education and food security

05/08/2011

Today Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development announced the decision to step up Europe's long-term commitment to Somalia with an extra €175 million in development assistance...

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