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The European Union announces new initiatives to increase transparency and improve coordination in aid delivery

30/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2011 - Speaking at the Busan High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF4), Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will today present the European Union's new proposals to make its aid more ...

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Busan: The EU's work on aid effectiveness

30/11/2011

MEMO/11/844 Brussels, 30 November 2011 The High Level Forum (HLF4) on aid effectiveness takes place between 29 November – 1 December in Busan, South Korea. It will be a key opportunity for donors, ministers and representatives from civil society and the ...

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Milestone agreement to prevent illegal wood imports to EU from Central African Republic and to boost the country's timber sector

28/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 November 2011 - By 2014, all shipments of wood products to the European Union from the Central African Republic will be required to carry a licence certifying their legal origin, after a Voluntary Partnership ...

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Commissioner Piebalgs on his first visit to Niger: an additional support for development and security in the Sahel

26/11/2011

Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Brussels, 26 November 2011 –During his first official visit to Niger, European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, has announced a new aid allocation in the amount of 91....

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Statement by the High Representative / Vice President Catherine Ashton, Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development, and Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, on the ...

25/11/2011

MEMO/11/836 Brussels, 25 November 2011 «Today we underline our strong commitment to combating violence against women. One in three women suffers some form of violence or sexual abuse during their lifetime....

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Commissioner Piebalgs on official visit to Burkina Faso

23/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2011 - European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will go to BurkinaFaso for a two-day visit. He will meet President Blaise Compaoré whose role in mediating several African crises ...

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Background: Special Eurobarometer 'Making a difference in the world – Europeans and development aid'

23/11/2011

MEMO/11/815 Brussels, 23 November 2011 This special Eurobarometer gauges Europeans' views on the future of development cooperation in a time of far-reaching changes. As the world is going through times of economic uncertainty and austerity, it is most ...

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La coopération entre l'Union européenne et le Burkina Faso français (fr)

23/11/2011

MEMO/11/811 Bruxelles, le 23 novembre2011 La coopération de l'UE au Burkina Faso, dans le cadre du 10ème Fonds Européen de Développement (FED) pour la période 2007-2013, s'élève actuellement à 658 millions EUR....

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Development aid: Europeans show overwhelming support for helping world's poor

23/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2011 - Europeans regard helping the poor as a priority, according to a new survey. 84% of respondents to a new Eurobarometer support development aid to help people across the world out of poverty. ...

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Commissioner Piebalgs in Mali to support development and security in the Sahel

22/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22November2011 – The Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, is going to Mali for his first visit to the country. This visit coincides with the adoption of a European strategy for the Sahel, aimed at ...

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La coopération entre l'Union européenne et le Mali français (fr)

22/11/2011

MEMO/11/808 Bruxelles, le 22 novembre 2011 Le 10 ème Fonds Européen de Développement (FED) pour la période 2008-2013 prévoit une enveloppe de €533 millions pour le Mali. Les secteurs de coopération princip aux sont au nombre de trois: la gouvernance le ...

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Commissioner Piebalgs in Benin to encourage reforms and announce new support to local governments and jobs creation

21/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 November 2011 - Tomorrow, European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will arrive in Benin for a one-day visit, during which he will meet with President Thomas Boni Yayi and several key Ministers ...

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EU development cooperation with Benin

21/11/2011

MEMO/11/807 Brussels, 21 November 2011 Benin receives support from the European Commission in two main areas: transport/infrastructure and governance. Between 2008 and 2013, Benin will benefit from total EU funding of €420 million, from both the European ...

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Commissioner Piebalgs visits Togo to encourage further progress on governance and economic development

18/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 November 2011 - On the 20 November, European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will arrive in Togo for a two-day visit to look at the country's progress and challenges in the wake of renewed ...

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La coopération entre l'Union européenne et le Togo: renforcer la démocratie et le développement économique français (fr)

18/11/2011

MEMO/11/802 Bruxelles, le 18 novembre 2011 La coopération entre l'Union européenne et le Togo vise en priorité à renforcer la gouvernance politique, la démocratie et le respect des Droits de l'homme; ainsi que les réformes économiques et institutionnelles. ...

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The Commission and the International Organization for Migration streamline their cooperation

08/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 November 2011 – Today, the European Commission and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) agreed to strengthen their cooperation in the area of migration and mobility....

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The European Commission and European Investment Bank welcome the creation of expert group on “EU Platform for External Cooperation and Development”

08/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 08 November 2011 - A Commission expert group involving the European External Action Service, the European Investment Bank and EU Member States has today started its work to study the potential benefits of ...

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EU announces new support for education for all in developing countries

07/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 07 November 2011 – Tomorrow, the EU will pledge new funding for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), to improve basic education in over 46 developing countries....

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EU development cooperation with Uganda

07/11/2011

MEMO/11/761 Brussels, 7 November 2011 Uganda receives support from the European Commission in two main areas: transport/infrastructure and rural development. Under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), Uganda will benefit from total EU funding of ...

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Official visit of Commissioner Piebalgs in Uganda to explore innovative financing for the agriculture sector

07/11/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 07 November 2011 - Tomorrow, European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will arrive in Uganda for a two-day visit. Together with government and private sector representatives he will explore how ...

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