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World Water Week 2012 - Statement by Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development: Turning the tide: how the EU is using water to save lives and feed the population


European Commission MEMO Brussels, 24 August 2012 To mark World Water Week (26 - 31 August), Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs stated: "Today, I want to confirm the EU's strong commitment to making sure that everyone, no matter where they live, ...


Statement by President Barroso on the passing away of Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of Ethiopia


European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 August 2012 "It is with great sadness that I have learnt this morning of the demise of His Excellency, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia. In this sad moment I would like to offer my sincere condolences and deepest ...


Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Intervention at the Global Hunger Event London 12 August 2012


European Commission Let me begin by thanking Prime Minister David Cameron for inviting me to this Global Event on Nutrition – a welcome initiative reflecting the growing commitment among Heads of State and stakeholders all over the world to step up global ...


Madagascar: European Union to resume its development aid and target health and education of the most vulnerable people


European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 August 2012 As Madagascar gradually emerges from three years of political unrest, European development aid programmes are starting up again. The European Union has adopted a new aid plan focusing on health, ...


The European Union announces further support for democratic transition in Yemen


European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 August 2012 The European Commission today confirmed that it would provide an additional funding package to help the Yemeni people and the Transitional Government respond to the country's multiple governance ...


New EU funding to improve transport infrastructure and cross-border trade in Kenya


European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 August 2012 The European Union has approved a project that will help the government of Kenya to build and rehabilitate rural roads, thus contributing to job creation....


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