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EU increases development support to Nepal and Bhutan
EU increases development support to Nepal and Bhutan
17/10/2014

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, has announced that the EU development programmes for Nepal and Bhutan will triple in the 2014-2020 period in comparison with the allocation from the previous years.

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World Food Day: Joint statement by Commissioners Andris Piebalgs and Kristalina Georgieva
World Food Day: Joint statement by Commissioners Andris Piebalgs and Kristalina Georgieva
16/10/2014

At the occasion of World Food Day today, Commissioners Andris Piebalgs and Kristalina Georgieva, said: "Today is an opportunity to reflect on how European Union aid is alleviating the world's greatest solvable problem: hunger.

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Commissioner Piebalgs to sign development programmes for Belize, Lesotho, Togo and Zambia
Commissioner Piebalgs to sign development programmes for Belize, Lesotho, Togo and Zambia
10/10/2014

European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will sign today the National Indicative Programmes (NIP) for development cooperation with Belize, Lesotho, Togo and Zambia in the 2014-2020 period, which amount to €869 million.

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EU provides new support to help migrants and victims of human trafficking
EU provides new support to help migrants and victims of human trafficking
02/10/2014

The EU has today announced a new project to promote and protect the rights of migrants moving between developing countries, worth over €10 million. The project focuses on two types of migrants: those who carry out domestic work in the recipient country (e.g. house-cleaning) and those who fall victim of human trafficking.

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EU boosts its cooperation on sustainable energy with developing countries
EU boosts its cooperation on sustainable energy with developing countries
22/09/2014

EU's commitment to helping developing countries provide access to sustainable energy for all is stronger than ever. The European Union 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. 

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High level EU coordination meeting on Ebola
15/09/2014

Today, a high-level meeting to coordinate further steps in a European wide response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has taken place in Brussels. Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, Health Commissioner, Tonio Borg, and Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva, have represented the European Institutions.

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EU supports African Union mission to fight Ebola
10/09/2014

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, as announced at an AU Partner Group's meeting on Ebola in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).  

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Statement by Commissioner Piebalgs in reaction to the ECA’s report on effectiveness of blending regional investment facility grants with financial-institution loans
23/10/2014

I welcome today’s special report by the European Court of Auditors on the effectiveness of blending regional investment facility grants with financial-institution loans to support EU external policies. EU regional investment facilities have been set up to finance key infrastructure projects and to support private sector development. This is done through so-called blending: combining EU […]

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