European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 January 2013 Today EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will take part in the second UN High Level Meeting on the post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agenda beyond 2015, which takes place in Monrovia, Liberia.
Donor Conference on Mali: EU pledges € 50 million to support an African-based peace operation (AFISMA)
European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 January 2013 Today, at a donor conference on Mali hosted by the African Union in Addis Ababa, Commissioner for development, Andris Piebalgs, representing the European Union, confirmed the contribution of €50 million from the European Union to support the African-led International Support Mission to...
Commission européenne Andris Piebalgs Commissaire européen au développement Conférence Donateurs MISMA Mali/Addis Ababa 29 janvier 2013 J'ai l'honneur de conduire la Délégation de l'Union Européenne à cette conférence spéciale.
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 January 2013 The European Union is one of the major donors providing development and humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. In fact, immediately after the establishment of the Interim Transitional authority, the EU set up a Delegation in Kabul in February 2002.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 January 2013 Today, the European Commission and Afghan Minister of Finance, Omar Zakhilwal, will sign two financing agreements worth €185 million to support new programmes in health and agriculture.
1. Key facts about the strategic partnership between EU and Africa/ 2. Key facts about our cooperation with Africa
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 25 January 2013 On 27-28 January, EU Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will represent the EU at the African Union (AU) summit of African heads of state and government. The EU-AU relationship is very close and is guided by the joint strategy between the two organisations.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 January 2013 Commissioner for development, Andris Piebalgs, will represent the European Union at the African Union Summit, which takes place in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) on 27-28 January under the main theme of "Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance".
The European Commission boosts its humanitarian aid in Mali as crisis response Commissioner visits the country to assess needs
European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 January 2013 The European Commission is boosting again its humanitarian aid for the Mali crisis with €20 million – a needed increase that will help respond to the escalating crisis in the country where large numbers of people are fleeing from the conflict and...
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 January 2013 In addition to efforts to improve levels of literacy in the EU through its 'Europe Loves Reading' campaign, the European Commission is also at the forefront of action to tackle the problem in the world's developing countries.
Commission européenne Communiqué de presse Bruxelles, 17 janvier 2013 A l'occasion du Conseil des Affaires étrangères convoqué par la Haute Représentante de l'UE Catherine Ashton au sujet du Mali qui s'est tenu aujourd'hui, l’Union européenne a décidé de réserver un montant de € 50 millions au travers de la "Facilité...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 January 2013 A new project which will boost security and the safety of maritime routes across seven African countries in the Gulf of Guinea was announced today by the European Union.
Joint statement by High-Representative and Vice-President of the European Commission, Catherine Ashton, Commissioners Kristalina Georgieva and Andris Piebalgs, on the anniversary of the H...
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 8 January 2013 This week marks the third anniversary of the earthquake that hit Haiti on the 12 January 2010, the devastating consequences of which have made it one of the worst natural disasters in recent history.