European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 September 2014 The EU is today launching the first three development projects from the EU multi-donor trust fund for the Central African Republic (CAR). The “Bêkou” fund (which means “hope” in Sango, the country’s main language) was created in July by the European Commission,...
9European Commission MEMO Brussels, 25 September 2014 Event and programme As a leader in the global drive to provide access to modern sustainable energy services, the European Commission is launching a debate on new financial opportunities to support rural electrification in developing countries.
Statement by EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, on the Parliamentary Elections in Fiji
I welcome the successful holding of the first parliamentary elections in Fiji since 2006 and Fiji's return to democratic rule. I commend the Fijian people for exercising their democratic right and for voting in great numbers...
Statement by Commissioner Piebalgs in reaction to the report of the Court of Auditors on EU support for rehabilitation following the earthquake in Haiti
Today’s report by the European Court of Auditors confirms that the European Commission delivered sound work under very difficult circumstances to help the people of Haiti after the devastating earthquake of 2010.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 September 2014 European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will tomorrow co-sign joint declarations in New York to reinforce energy cooperation with five African countries: Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Togo and Rwanda.
European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 September 2014 Statement by EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva and EU Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, following the High Level Event to coordinate the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: The EU...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 September 2014 The European Commission will provide €5 million to the newly established mission of the African Union (AU) "Support to Ebola Outbreak in West-Africa" (ASEOWA) that will join the ongoing efforts to contain the spread of the disease in the region.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 5 September 2014 The European Commission has today announced €140m of funding for the countries currently affected by the Ebola virus in West Africa: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria.
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 5 September 2014 What is the situation with the Ebola outbreak? The current Ebola outbreak is affecting the West Africa region: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and most recently Senegal. It is the worst outbreak ever of the epidemic.
Commission européenne MEMO Bruxelles, 4 septembre 2014 Le Bénin, peuplé par près de 10 millions d'habitants, doit lutter contre la pauvreté dans un contexte où le taux de croissance annuel de la population est de 3,25% par an et l'espérance de vie à la naissance de 56 ans.