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Joint Statement by Commissioners Andris Piebalgs (Development), Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (Research and Innovation) and Tonio Borg (Health and Consumer) on the eve of the World Malaria Day

24/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 24 April 2013 Millions of people living in highly endemic areas continue to lack access to effective malaria prevention, diagnostic testing, and treatment. As a result, this disease kills more than 660,000 people a year, most of them children under the age of five.

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European and African Union Commissions meet to pave the way for next Africa-EU Summit

24/04/2013

Commission Press release Brussels, 24 April 2013 European European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and six European Commissioners will meet their African Union (AU) counterparts on 25 and 26 April, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Key facts on the Joint Africa-EU Strategy

23/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 23 April 2013 On 25-26 April, The African Union (AU) Commission and the European Commission will be meeting in Addis Ababa for their 6th annual College-to-College session. The high-level event serves as a political kick-off to pave the road for the upcoming Africa-EU summit in 2014.

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Speech: 1,000 days to step-up our efforts towards the MDGs

15/04/2013

European Commission Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Speech: Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, Climate Justice 'A New Dialogue: Putting People at the Heart of Global Development' / Dublin, Ireland 15 April 2013 Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, We have just under a thousand days to go before our deadline to...

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Speech: Making agricultural development in Africa a good business

10/04/2013

European Commission Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Speech: Agribusiness Forum / Brussels 10 April 2013 Commissioner Cioloş, AUC representatives Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Agriculture in Africa accounts for 65 percent of total employment and 32 percent of GDP.

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Commission welcomes new report on Post-2015 Development priorities

09/04/2013

European Press release Brussels, 9 April 2013 Commission European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs welcomed today the new European Report on Development (ERD) on how global action can best support the efforts of the poorest countries in achieving development.

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Speech: Increasing global resources to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

09/04/2013

European Commission Andris Piebalgs European Commissioner for Development Speech: At the preparatory meeting for the replenishment of the Global Fund / Brussels 9 April 2013 Let me begin by welcoming you all to Brussels for this preparatory meeting for the replenishment of the Global Fund.

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The EU pledges over €27 million to improve access to basic services for the people of Darfur

08/04/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 April 2013 European Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs announced today €27.5 million to support people's access to basic services (such as education and health), as well as water management and agriculture in Darfur, a region in Western Sudan.

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The European Commission calls on EU Member States to fulfil their commitments towards the world's poorest

03/04/2013

European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 April 2013 Aid figures released by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) today show that the European Union and its 27 Member States remained the world's largest donor in 2012, providing more than half of the Official Development Assistance (ODA) reported by...

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Publication of preliminary data on Official Development Assistance, 2012

03/04/2013

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 April 2013 Are there differences of methodology between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the EU? How do we compare data? The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) is the ultimate authority that decides if certain expenditure reported to it (by member states...

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