Navigation path

Press releases

L'UE à renforcer la collaboration au développement avec le Burundi français (fr)

29/10/2012

Commission européenne Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Conférence des Donneurs / Genève 29 octobre 2012 Excellences, Mesdames et Messieurs, Je me réjouis de voir réunis ici tant de partenaires burundais et amis du Burundi, du secteur privé et des bailleurs de fonds.

More français (fr)

Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Ghana: "Ghana is a model of development"

29/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 October 2012 Tomorrow, EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will begin a two-day visit to Ghana. He will meet with the Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, and acknowledge the smooth political transition after the passing of the late President Atta Mills.

More

Background on Commissioner Piebalgs' visit to Ghana and EU energy cooperation with West Africa

29/10/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 29 October 2012 EU cooperation with Ghana Ghana receives a total of €455.34 million under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) 2008-13. Funding focuses on transport, governance and general budget support for poverty reduction. 70% of EU funds are channelled through budget support.

More

Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development 3 pillars to establish a poverty-free world European Development Days 2012/Brussels 17 October 2012

17/10/2012

European Commission Fifty-five years ago, on a continent which had been divided and devastated by the Second World War, and was now in the grip of the Cold War, a small group of six nations came together with a vision. In that short time – the historical equivalent of the...

More

EU and Malawi to work together to help the poorest and improve agricultural production

17/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 October 2012 Today, EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and the President of Malawi, Joyce Banda, signed two agreements which will help Malawi to reach the Millennium Development Goals.

More

José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Opening address by President Barroso on the occasion of the European Development Days 2012 7th European Development Days /...

16/10/2012

European Commission President Christofias, President of Cyprus and of the rotating Presidency of the European Union, President Yayi Boni from Benin, President in office of the African Union, President Guebuza of Mozambique, President Bongo of Gabon, President Banda of Malawi, President Sall of Senegal, Vice President Binay of Philippines, Ministers,...

More

Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Opening Remarks European Development Days / Brussels 16 October 2012

16/10/2012

European Commission Good morning, everybody, I am very pleased to welcome President of Mozambique Armando Guebuza, President of Senegal Macky Sall, President of Benin Dr. Yayi Boni, President of Gabon Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Malawi Joyce Banda, President of Cyprus Demetris Christofias and, of course, President of the European...

More

Statement of Commissioner Piebalgs in reaction to the Eurodad report "Hitting the target?"

16/10/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 October 2012 "Today is another great day for EU aid. After having been ranked in the top 5 of the most transparent donors worldwide, we are now confirmed as one of the most efficient and results-oriented as well.

More

Statement by Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs on International Day for the Eradication of poverty

16/10/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 October 2012 Tomorrow, 17 October, marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This will be a reminder of the great and ambitious goal that guides our determination – freeing people from the scourge of extreme poverty. We have reasons to be optimistic.

More

Yes to more solidarity towards the poorest countries: broad support for development aid, new survey reveals

16/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2012 85% of EU citizens believe that Europe should continue helping developing countries despite the economic crisis. The findings were announced today by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs at the European Development Days.

More

Statement of Commissioner Andris Piebalgs on World Food Day: Helping farmers to help themselves

15/10/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 15 October 2012 Tomorrow, 16 October, will mark the World Food Day. It is unacceptable that tonight, across the world, close to 870 million people - more than one and a half times the population of the European Union - will go to bed hungry.

More

Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Achieving the MDGs and looking to the future At the European Parliament's DEVE Committee / Brussels 9 October 2012

09/10/2012

European Commission Madam Chair, Honourable Members, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Many thanks to the DEVE Committee for your kind invitation to speak to you about "achieving the MDGs and looking to the future"....

More

Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Taking the lead in the fight against illegal logging High Level Event on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) / Bruss...

09/10/2012

European Commission Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Esteemed Guests, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Before I start I'd like to thank FERN and MEPs Fiona Hall and Yannick Jadot for making this conference possible. I appreciate your constructive interest in the FLEGT Action Plan, and in the voluntary partnership agreements.

More

EU signs new partnership with UNESCO on education, culture, science and human rights

08/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 October 2012 A new deal that will boost cooperation, dialogue and help to share information and best practice between the European Union (EU) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ...

More

The EU and the International Fund for Agricultural Development sign a partnership to improve sustainable agriculture

04/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 October 2012 Today in Brussels, European Union Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs and the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Kanayo F....

More

EU puts resilience at the heart of its work on fighting hunger and poverty

03/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 October 2012 Today Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and Commissioner for Humanitarian aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, proposed a new policy to help vulnerable ...

More

EU approach to resilience: Learning from food crises

03/10/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 October 2012 In a nutshell: - Recent and recurrent crises have affected 31 million people in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel region of Africa. These are only the latest arguments for the need for sustained policy ...

More

Supporting societies in democratic transition

03/10/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 October 2012 Today, the European Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign and Security Policy/Vice-President Catherine Ashton have made proposals on improving the EU's support to countries ...

More

Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Key Note Address by Commissioner Piebalgs High-Level Forum on International Cooperation / Milan, Italy 1 October 2012

01/10/2012

European Commission Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Development policy is a central part of European Union policy. Indeed, the Lisbon Treaty makes it very clear [and I quote] that "Union development cooperation policy shall have as its primary ...

More

Last update: 28/08/2014 |  Top