EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will take part in the Informal Development Council being held today in Florence.
The EU is about to launch its first ever multi-donor development trust fund, in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). With an initial amount of €64 million the fund creates an effective and coordinated international instrument to help the population of the country and contribute to its stabilisation.
At the closure of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), held at UN Headquarters in New York from 30 June to 9 July 2014, Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, and Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for the Environment, welcomed its conclusions.
EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will today participate in an event to promote global food and nutrition security and increase resilience for rural poor people.
New funding to support education in developing countries over the next seven years, through the Global Partnership for Education, (or GPE), was today announced by European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.
Commissioners Andris Piebalgs (Development), Kristalina Georgieva (International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response), and Cecilia Malmström (Home Affairs) have published a joint statement on the increasing number of refugees and displaced people around the world.
Today the Joint Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and EU countries agreed on a joint declaration for a global development agenda for the time after 2015, once the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their target date.
The EU Annual Accountability Report on Financing for Development has just been published, and it shows progress on a range of commitments. Financing played a key role in development: in 2013 and the EU and its Member States alone provided €56.5 billion to global efforts to overcome poverty, remaining the world’s most generous donor. But […]