EU confirms its support for development and integration in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean
European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will today announce new financial support for countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean for the period 2014-2020.
New EU support to reduce illegal killing of elephants and other endangered species in developing countries
European Commission Press release Brussels, 3 December 2013 Today, the European Union has decided to support a programme that will improve the protection of elephants, great apes and rhinos in Africa as well as other species such as marine turtles in the Caribbean and the Pacific.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 December 2013 The European Union will today announce new support of €370 million (over US $500 million) for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria for the period 2014-2016, at a conference in Washington, where donors are expected to set out...
European Commission Andris Piebalgs EU Commissioner for Development Speech - European Development Days - Opening Ceremony / Brussels 26 November 2013 Good morning, Let me begin by welcoming you all to the 8th European Development Days.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 November 2013 Tackling poverty in developing countries should be one of the main priorities of the European Union, according to 66% of EU citizens. Seven out of ten people (69%) believe that helping these countries is also good for the EU, benefiting its citizens.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 25 November 2013 New financial assistance for projects that will, among other things, help to ensure basic services such as primary schools, health care and water supply, and to support female entrepreneurs, has today been announced.
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 November 2013 What are the European Development Days? The European Development Days (EDDs) are Europe’s premier forum on global cooperation and development. This year's edition (the eighth already) will focus on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and on the global framework which will succeed them...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 November 2013 Around €1 billion will be made available to support the development efforts of Central Asian countries between 2014-2020, has today announced EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 November 2013 The EU-Central Asia Ministerial meeting taking place today is the first to be held in Brussels. It is the tenth Ministerial since the Central Asia Strategy was adopted by the European Council in 2007.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 November 2013 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has today announced the proposed main sectors for development cooperation with Myanmar from 2014 – 2020, during a visit to the country (13 - 15 November) to participate in the first EU-Myanmar Task Force.