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Q&A: The Fight Against HIV/AIDS by the EU

30/11/2012

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 30 November 2012 What are the latest figures on HIV/AIDS in the EU and neighbouring countries? Today, on the eve of World AIDS Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe (WHO Euro) have released...

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Joint statement by Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, Tonio Borg, and Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, on the occasion of World AIDS Day

30/11/2012

European Commission Brussels, 30 November 2012 On the eve of World AIDS Day, we re-affirm our commitment to fighting the HIV epidemic which continues to cause much suffering to people in Europe and around the world. We have made considerable progress in fighting HIV/AIDs but numbers are still alarming.

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New EU support for Mozambique to fight hunger and chronic malnutrition

29/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 November 2012 The European Commission gives new €67.3 million support to Mozambique's efforts to reduce hunger and chronic malnutrition in the country and accelerate progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.

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Commissioner Piebalgs announces EU support for building the largest solar power plant in West Africa, ahead of energy ministerial meeting in Addis Ababa

14/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 November 2012 Today, EU Development Commissioner Piebalgs announced that the EU will support the construction of what will be the largest African photovoltaic power plant, in Burkina Faso.

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Building on Africa's potential to further its development

13/11/2012

European Commission Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development "Ascending Africa" Development Policy Forum Annual Policy Summit / Brussels 13 November 2012 Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, In choosing "Ascending Africa" as the theme for this year's annual policy summit, the Development Policy Forum has once again shown that it understands...

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The European Endowment for Democracy – Support for the unsupported

12/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 November 2012 Today, the European Commission allocated € 6 million to ensure the swift launch of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED). The allocation will finance the establishment and initial functioning of the Endowment, which was conceived in the framework of the renewed European...

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New EU support to save lives of mothers in Liberia

08/11/2012

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 November 2012 Today, EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, announces a new €42 million programme during a meeting with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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