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"European Professional Football against Hunger" – The 2012 Campaign kicks off in Brussels

28/02/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 February 2012 - "Urgent action is needed in the Sahel where millions of people are facing hunger". This is the message of European professional footballers who are working with the European Commission and ...

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EU support to the Europe-Caucasus-Asia Transport Corridor

28/02/2012

MEMO/12/141 Brussels, 28 February 2012 The Europe-Caucasus-Asia Transport Corridor (TRACECA) is an EU programme, launched in 1993, to develop a transport corridor from Europe to China, via the Black Sea, the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea....

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EU helps to mobilise investments for transport on the Europe–Caucasus–Asia corridor

28/02/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 February 2012 – Today the European Commission hosts the Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) Investment Forum to help attract investments into transport infrastructure between the EU and Central ...

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République centrafricaine: l'Union européenne renforce la Mission de paix français (fr)

28/02/2012

Commission européenne - Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, 28 février 2012 - Aujourd'hui l'UE a renouvelé son soutien à la mission de consolidation de la paix en République Centrafricaine (MICOPAX) pour exercer une surveillance efficace du territoire, particulièrement ...

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Commission joins up with top academics in fight against poverty

15/02/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2012 - Today, the European Commission's new Scientific Advisory Board for EU development policy was launched in Brussels. The Board will provide cutting edge research and share the ideas of some ...

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Speaking points Press conference – EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, Yangon, 14 February 2012

14/02/2012

MEMO/12/106 Brussels, 14 February 2012 The purpose of my visit to Burma/Myanmar was to assess the ongoing reforms and encourage their continuation. On Sunday, I met with our partners from the UN, including UN special adviser Vijay Nambiar, and international ...

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Statement by Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development from his mission to Burma/Myanmar

13/02/2012

MEMO/12/102 Brussels, 13 February 2012 Brussels, 13 February 2012 - After his second day in Burma/Myanmar, EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs stated: "The purpose of my visit to Burma/Myanmar was to assess the ongoing reforms and encourage ...

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Commissioner Piebalgs to visit Burma/Myanmar to pledge new support for democratic and economic reform

09/02/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 February 2012 - From 12–14 February, European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will visit Burma/Myanmar. In response to the impressive reform agenda which began to take shape there after the ...

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EU development cooperation with Burma/Myanmar

09/02/2012

MEMO/12/89 Brussels, 9 February 2012 The European Commission has been providing development assistance to Myanmar (Burma) since 1996, and to the tune of €174 million. Bilateral relations are framed by the EU Council Decision which imposes sanctions on ...

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SWITCH-Asia –promoting sustainable consumption and production in Asia

08/02/2012

MEMO/12/82 Brussels, 8 February 2012 Today marks the European Launch of the UN Year of Sustainable Energy for All. Following a two-day seminar on SWITCH-Asia, a grants programme funded through the EU Development Cooperation Instrument, Environment Commissioner ...

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Andris Piebalgs Commissioner for Development Universal access to Energy: an EU priority in the fight against poverty European launch of the UN's Year of Sustainable Energy for All Europea...

08/02/2012

SPEECH/12/74 Dear Director General Yumkella, dear Mr Neuser, dear Mr Wijkman, members of the European Parliament, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by thanking all of you involved in organising today's event, and especially the ...

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Energy tops the Development agenda: Commissioner Piebalgs to attend the European launch of the UN's Year of Sustainable Energy for All

07/02/2012

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 07 February 2012 - On Wednesday, 8 February, Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, will stress European Commission's commitment to achieve sustainable energy for all by 2030 at the official European ...

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