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Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to the Republic of Madagascar (11/06/2014):

Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to the Republic of Madagascar (11/06/2014):

- meeting with Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of Madagascar
- press point following the meeting
- meeting with Jean Razafindravonona, Malagasy Minister for Finance and Budget
- meeting with Malagasy Ministers

Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to the Republic of Madagascar (12/06/2014)

Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to the Republic of Madagascar (12/06/2014)

(17/02/2014) Signature by Andris Piebalgs of the contract for the transfer of € 12m to OPCW for the destruction of the Syrian chemical stockpiles

(17/02/2014) Signature by Andris Piebalgs of the contract for the transfer of € 12m to OPCW for the destruction of the Syrian chemical stockpiles

(14/02/2014) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Cape Verde

(14/02/2014) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Cape Verde

(12-13/02/2014) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Senegal

(12-13/02/2014) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Senegal

(10-11/02/2014) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Mauritania

(10-11/02/2014) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Mauritania

(27/01/2014) EU-Guinea signature ceremony

(27/01/2014) EU-Guinea signature ceremony

(10/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to El Salvador

(10/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to El Salvador

- visit to CIUDAD MUJER de Santa Anna together with Vanda PIGNATO, First Lady of El Salvador

(09/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to El Salvador

(09/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to El Salvador

- visit to LAIF Project "Hydroelectric plant 5 November"

(08/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to El Salvador

(08/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to El Salvador

- meeting with Maria Antonieta GUILLEN de BOGRAN, Vice-President of Honduras

- meeting with Jaime MIRANDA, Foreign Affairs Minister of El Salvador

- meeting with Mauricio FUNES, President of El Salvador

- meeting with Hugo MARTINEZ, Secretary General of SICA

(07/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to Nicaragua

(07/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development, visit to Nicaragua

- meeting with Samuel SANTOS, Foreign Affairs Minister of Nicaragua

- meeting with Daniel ORTEGA, President of Nicaragua

(06/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development , visit to Nicaragua

(06/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for Development , visit to Nicaragua

- meeting with Ms Aminta GRANERA, Head of National Police

- signature

- visit to the Forensic Laboratory

- visit of the project "Ruta de los volcanes"

- visit of COOFRUTARI

(05/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to Guatemala

(05/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to Guatemala

- field visit

(04/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to Guatemala

(04/10/2013) Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visit to Guatemala

- meeting with President Pérez MOLINA + Vice president

- press meeting

- meeting with Attorney General

(26/09/2013) Bilateral meeting with Catholic leaders and with Alicia BÁRCENA IBARRA, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

(26/09/2013) Bilateral meeting with Catholic leaders and with Alicia BÁRCENA IBARRA, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

(25/09/2013) Speech at the High level event "learning for all - the coordination of financing and delivery of education"

(25/09/2013) Speech at the High level event "learning for all - the coordination of financing and delivery of education"

Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York

(25/09/2013) UN MDG Acceleration event

(25/09/2013) UN MDG Acceleration event

Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, attends the United Nations General Assembly in New York

(24/09/2013) How progress on eradicating poverty can be accelerated and how a comprehensive global agenda for development after 2015 could be shaped?

(24/09/2013) How progress on eradicating poverty can be accelerated and how a comprehensive global agenda for development after 2015 could be shaped?

On 23 September 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, participated at the United Nations General Assembly, in New York. The Participants discussed how progress on eradicating poverty can be accelerated and how a comprehensive global agenda for development after 2015 could be shaped. This video shows a speech given by Andris Piebalgs on this occasion.

(16/09/2013) Joint doorstep by Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS and Ertharin COUSIN, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme

(16/09/2013) Joint doorstep by Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS and Ertharin COUSIN, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme

(16/09/2013) Introductory remarks by Andris PIEBALGS at the "New Deal For Somalia" Brussels Conference- re-building Somalia's social and economic foundations

(16/09/2013) Introductory remarks by Andris PIEBALGS at the "New Deal For Somalia" Brussels Conference- re-building Somalia's social and economic foundations

(12/09/2013) Joint press statement with Commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Laurent Lamothe, Haitian Prime Minister

(12/09/2013) Joint press statement with Commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Laurent Lamothe, Haitian Prime Minister

(22/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

(22/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

- Statement by Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development
- Signature of the EU first financial aid for the SELA Operational Control Centre
- Visit to tailing tanks (treatment of waste water from mining)
- Visit to Huanuni mine (Empleomin and Lago Poopó project)
- Visit to a trout farm project in Jucumari

(21/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

(21/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

- Official Opening of the EU Delegation building
- Meeting with representatives of civil society, EU Delegation
- Meeting with Evo MORALES, President of Bolivia
- Press conference following the meeting with Viviana CARO, Bolivian Minister for Planning and International Co-operation

(20/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

(20/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

- Visit to the Garras de Valor training centre to see work of FELCN (Special Counternarcotics Force)
- Statement by Timothy TORLOT, Head of the EU Delegation in Bolivia

(19/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

(19/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Bolivia

Presentation of EU programmes in Counternarcotics
- Helicopter overflight of coca producing areas
- Presentation of Social Control programme, including briefing on SYSCOCA monitoring system
- Visit to Palmito (heart of palm) processing plant (alternative development project)

(16/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Paraguay

(16/08/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Paraguay

(20/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

(20/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

(19/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

(19/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

- meeting with Sindiso Ndema Ngwenya, COMESA secretary general at the EU delegation offices

- statements following the meeting

- visit of Cheeba community in Kafue district and St. Moris school in Lusaka

(19/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

(19/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

- participation to the Energy Seminar with Yamfwa MUKANGA, Zambian Minister of Mines, Energy & Water Development

- visit of a school

(18/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

(18/06/2013) Visit of Commissioner Piebalgs to Zambia

(07/06/2013) Press statement by Commissioner Piebalgs at the ACP-EU Council of Ministers - extracts

(07/06/2013) Press statement by Commissioner Piebalgs at the ACP-EU Council of Ministers - extracts

Together with:

- Joe COSTELLO, Irish Minister for Trade and Development of Ireland

- Phandu SKELEMANI, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Botswana

(07/06/2013) Press statement by Commissioner Piebalgs at the ACP-EU Council of Ministers

(07/06/2013) Press statement by Commissioner Piebalgs at the ACP-EU Council of Ministers

Together with:

- Joe COSTELLO, Irish Minister for Trade and Development of Ireland

- Phandu SKELEMANI, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Botswana

(23/05/2013) EU High Level Conference on Education and Development – Press conference

(23/05/2013) EU High Level Conference on Education and Development – Press conference

Press conference by Commissioner for Development Andris PIEBALGS, Commissioner for  Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Androulla VASSILIOU, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon BROWN, and Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development

(23/05/2013) EU High Level Conference on Education and Development – Opening session

(23/05/2013) EU High Level Conference on Education and Development – Opening session

EU High Level Conference on Education and Development – welcome remarks by Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS

(15/05/2013) Mali Donor Conference - Opening Speech by Commissioner Piebalgs

(15/05/2013) Mali Donor Conference - Opening Speech by Commissioner Piebalgs

(15/05/2013) Signing ceremony of 5 financial commitments

(15/05/2013) Signing ceremony of 5 financial commitments

Signing ceremony of 5 financial commitments with Commissioner Piebalgs, José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, François HOLLANDE, President of the French Republic, and Dioncounda TRAORE, President of Mali ad interim (15/05/2013)

(10/04/2013) European Agribusiness in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

(10/04/2013) European Agribusiness in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

Statements by Dacian CIOLOŞ, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, and Kandeh K. YUMKELLA, Director General, UNIDO.

(10/04/2013) European Agribusiness in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

(10/04/2013) European Agribusiness in Africa - Opportunities and Challenges

Closing remarks by Commissioner Piebalgs.

(09/04/2013) Opening speech by European Development Commissioner, Mr Andris Piebalgs, at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

(09/04/2013) Opening speech by European Development Commissioner, Mr Andris Piebalgs, at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

(09/04/2013) Opening speech by Commissioner Piebalgs, at the launch of the European Report on Development (ERD) 2013 "Post 2015: Global Action for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future"

(09/04/2013) Opening speech by Commissioner Piebalgs, at the launch of the European Report on Development (ERD) 2013 "Post 2015: Global Action for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future"

(07/03/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Malawi

(07/03/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Malawi

High level visit to Malawi: Commissioner Piebalgs and José Graziano da Silva (Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) met with important stakeholders of the civil society and the private sector, and held a joint press conference with Ken Lipenga, Malawian Minister for Finance.

(06/03/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Malawi

(06/03/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Malawi

High level visit to Malawi: Commissioner Piebalgs and José Graziano da Silva (Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) took part in a joint meeting with development partners, and visited EU and FAO projects.

(05/03/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Malawi

(05/03/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Malawi

High level visit to Malawi: Commissioner Piebalgs and José Graziano da Silva (Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) met with Joyce Banda, President of Malawi. They also held a meeting with Peter Mwanza, Malawian Minister for Agriculture and Food Security.

(27/02/2013) Extracts from the joint press conference by Janez Potočnik and Andris Piebalgs on "A decent life for all by 2030" - Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future

(27/02/2013) Extracts from the joint press conference by Janez Potočnik and Andris Piebalgs on "A decent life for all by 2030" - Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future

Joint press conference by Janez POTOČNIK, Member of the EC in charge of Environment and Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, in which the EC proposes a global framework to address the challenges of eradicating poverty and ensuring sustainable development, with a view to achieve an EU common position to feed the debate at the UN and worldwide.

(27/02/2013) Joint press conference by Janez Potočnik and Andris Piebalgs on "A decent life for all by 2030" - Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future

(27/02/2013) Joint press conference by Janez Potočnik and Andris Piebalgs on "A decent life for all by 2030" - Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future

Joint press conference by Janez POTOČNIK, Member of the EC in charge of Environment and Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, in which the EC proposes a global framework to address the challenges of eradicating poverty and ensuring sustainable development, with a view to achieve an EU common position to feed the debate at the UN and worldwide.

(26/02/2013) Coordination meeting of Development Ministers on the EU response to Mali's situation with the participation of Andris Piebalgs

(26/02/2013) Coordination meeting of Development Ministers on the EU response to Mali's situation with the participation of Andris Piebalgs

Le 26 février 2013, Andris Piebalgs, membre de la CE chargé du Développement, a organisé une réunion de coordination des ministres du développement de l'UE visant à renforcer l’action commune de celle-ci en vue de relever les défis auxquels est confronté le Mali en matière de développement.

(22/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi

(22/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi

On 22 February 2013 Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, paid a visit to Gervais Rufyikiri, Second Vice-President of Burundi. He travelled to Bujumbura, the capital, to announce an €18 million new project on food security for the benefit of around 20,000 households and to treat 80,000 undernourished children in the country. Andris Piebalgs also launched a second project, worth €50 million, to provide access to sustainable energy for a million of Burundi's citizens, particularly for those living in rural areas. During his stay, he also visited the central market of Bujumbura which recently burnt down.

(22/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi: extracts from the press briefing

(22/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi: extracts from the press briefing

On 22 February 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, was in visit in Burundi. Andris Piebalgs announced an €18 million new project on food security for the benefit of around 20 000 households and to treat 80 000 undernourished children in the country. He also launched a second project, worth €50 million, to provide access to sustainable energy for a million of Burundi's citizens, particularly for those living in rural areas. This video shows extracts of the press briefing given by the Commissioner.

(21/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi

(21/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi

On 21 February 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, paid a visit to Pierre Nkurunziza, President of Burundi. During this visit Andris Piebalgs announced an €18 million new project on food security for the benefit of around 20 000 households and to treat 80 000 undernourished children in the country. He also launched a second project, worth €50 million, to provide access to sustainable energy for a million of Burundi's citizens, particularly for those living in rural areas.

(21/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi

(21/02/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Burundi

On 21 February 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, was in visit in Burundi. Andris Piebalgs announced an €18 million new project on food security for the benefit of around 20 000 households and to treat 80 000 undernourished children in the country. He also launched a second project, worth €50 million, to provide access to sustainable energy for a million of Burundi's citizens, particularly for those living in rural areas. During his stay, he visited a tea factory as well as the STABEX Palm Oil Project.

(18/02/2013) Visit of Diango Cissoko, Malian Prime Minister, to Andris Piebalgs

(18/02/2013) Visit of Diango Cissoko, Malian Prime Minister, to Andris Piebalgs

On 18 February 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, received Diango Cissoko, Malian Prime Minister, in order to discuss the situation in the country.

(01/02/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs to the high-level Panel on the future of the development agenda after 2015

(01/02/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs to the high-level Panel on the future of the development agenda after 2015

On 1 February 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, participated at the high-level Panel on the future of the development agenda after 2015, in Monrovia, Liberia. This meeting was co-chaired by Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, and David Cameron, British Prime Minister. The meeting focused on the lessons learnt from the implementation of the current set of Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and further elaborated on the principles and main elements of a post-2015 agenda.

(31/01/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Liberia before the high-level Panel on the future of the development agenda after 2015

(31/01/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to Liberia before the high-level Panel on the future of the development agenda after 2015

On 31 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, met Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia, in Monrovia, Liberia. This visit took place in the framework of the high-level Panel on the future of the development agenda after 2015 scheduled for 1 February 2013.

(29/01/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to a EU funded project in Ethiopia

(29/01/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs to a EU funded project in Ethiopia

On 29 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, visited an EU funded project in Ethiopia entitled Urban Social Protection. This organisation is funded by the European Union and implemented by People in Need, a Czech international NGO. They strive to establish social protection schemes with focus on vulnerable women and support small business developments run by women.

(29/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the Mali Donors Conference

(29/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the Mali Donors Conference

On 29 January 2013, at a donor conference on Mali hosted by the African Union in Addis Ababa, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, representing the European Union, confirmed the contribution of €50 million from the European Union to support the African-led International Support Mission to Mali (AFISMA).

(29/01/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs in Ethiopia: meeting with Julian Fantino and Laurent Fabius

(29/01/2013) Visit of Andris Piebalgs in Ethiopia: meeting with Julian Fantino and Laurent Fabius

On 29 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, was in Ethiopia where he visited EU funded projects. On this occasion, he met with Julian Fantino, Canadian Minister for International Cooperation, and Laurent Fabius, French Minister for Foreign Affairs, in Addis Ababa.

(28/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa: bilaterals meetings (2nd part)

(28/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa: bilaterals meetings (2nd part)

On 28 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, participated in the African Union Summit, which took place in Addis Ababa under the main theme of "Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance". The Summit provided a rare opportunity for a series of meetings with attending Heads of States and Ministers to discuss EU-Africa cooperation and major crises affecting the continent, from Mali and the Sahel, to Somalia, the Republic of Central Africa (RCA), Sudan or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This video shows extracts of the bilateral meetings between Andris Pieabalgs and Alassane Ouattara, President of the Côte d'Ivoire, and Andris Pieblags and Joseph Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

(28/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa: bilaterals meetings (1st part)

(28/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa: bilaterals meetings (1st part)

On 28 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, participated in the African Union Summit, which took place in Addis Ababa under the main theme of "Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance". The Summit provided a rare opportunity for a series of meetings with attending Heads of States and Ministers to discuss EU-Africa cooperation and major crises affecting the continent, from Mali and the Sahel, to Somalia, the Republic of Central Africa (RCA), Sudan or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This video shows extracts of declarations given by Andris Pieabalgs and bilateral meetings between the Member of the EC and Heads of African States.

(28/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs to the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa: statements and bilateral meetings

(28/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs to the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa: statements and bilateral meetings

On 28 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, participated in the African Union Summit, which took place in Addis Ababa under the main theme of "Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance". The Summit provided a rare opportunity for a series of meetings with attending Heads of States and Ministers to discuss EU-Africa cooperation and major crises affecting the continent, from Mali and the Sahel, to Somalia, the Republic of Central Africa (RCA), Sudan or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This video shows extracts of declaration given by Andris Pieabalgs and bilateral meetings between the Member of the EC and Heads of African States.

(27/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa

(27/01/2013) Participation of Andris Piebalgs at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa

On 27 January 2013, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, took part at the opening ceremony of the 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This Summit provided a rare opportunity for a series of meetings with attending Heads of States and Ministers to discuss EU-Africa cooperation and major crises affecting the continent, from Mali and the Sahel, to Somalia, the Republic of Central Africa (RCA), Sudan or the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

(19/12/2012) Visit of Dileita Mohamed Dileita, Djiboutian Prime Minister, to Andris Piebalgs: signing ceremony

(19/12/2012) Visit of Dileita Mohamed Dileita, Djiboutian Prime Minister, to Andris Piebalgs: signing ceremony

On 19 December 2012, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, received the visit of Dileita Mohamed Dileita, Djiboutian Prime Minister, at the European Commission in Brussels. On this occasion, they signed a financial agreement regarding the support of a pioneering renewable energy and water plant in Djibouti. Following the signature, they gave a speech and participated in a questions/answers session on the topic.

(18/12/2012) The Light of Peace of Bethlehem, with the participation of Johannes Hahn, Connie Hedegaard and Andris Piebalgs

(18/12/2012) The Light of Peace of Bethlehem, with the participation of Johannes Hahn, Connie Hedegaard and Andris Piebalgs

Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, and Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, together with Josef Pühringer, Governor of the Land of Upper Austria, were present for the arrival of the Light of Peace of Bethlehem at the European Commission in Brussels on 18 December 2012. The Light of Peace is an initiative launched in 1986 by the Austrian radio ORF Landesstudio Oberösterreich and which remembers the true meaning of Christmas. An Austrian child lights a candle in the grotto in Bethlehem where Jesus was born. This light is then transported to Austria and to more than 25 European and non-European countries. The "Peace Child" for the 2012 edition was Christina Mader.

(18/12/2012) Commissioner Piebalgs receives Philippe LE HOUEROU, Vice-President of the World Bank

(18/12/2012) Commissioner Piebalgs receives Philippe LE HOUEROU, Vice-President of the World Bank

(18/12/2012) Commissioner Piebalgs receives Philippe LE HOUEROU, Vice-President of the World Bank
- roundtable and signature of a contribution agreement with the World Bank Multi Donor Trust Fund in support of water and energy in Central Asia

(08/11/2012) Andris Piebalgs meets Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

(08/11/2012) Andris Piebalgs meets Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, meets Ellen JOHNSON-SIRLEAF, President of Liberia:
   - roundtable
   - statements following the meeting

 

(06/11/2012) Joint press briefing EC and Dr Denis MUKWEGE, Director of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu

(06/11/2012) Joint press briefing EC and Dr Denis MUKWEGE, Director of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu

Joint press briefing by Kristalina GEORGIEVA, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response and Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development, and Denis MUKWEGE, Director of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu after their meeting in the European Commission.

(16/10/2012) European Development Days 2012, Brussels – highlights

(16/10/2012) European Development Days 2012, Brussels – highlights

Participation of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the EC, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development and Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response at the EU Development Days 2012

(04/10/2012) Memorandum of Understanding EU - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

(04/10/2012) Memorandum of Understanding EU - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding EU - International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): speeches by
- Kanayo F. Nwanze, IFAD President
- Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development

(25/09/2012) Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS at the United Nations General Assembly

(25/09/2012) Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS at the United Nations General Assembly

Commissioner Andris Piebalgs at the United Nations General Assembly:
Post-MDGs event organised by Japan – Towards 2015: Open dialogue with the members of the HLP on post-2015 development agenda

(24/09/2012) Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS at the United Nations General Assembly

(24/09/2012) Commissioner Andris PIEBALGS at the United Nations General Assembly

Statement by Andris PIEBALGS, Member of the EC in charge of Development: Sustainable Energy for All Initiative – public High level event to celebrate achievements and gather support for next phase

(18/09/2012) Andris Piebalgs at the "Innovation for Poverty Alleviation" event, in the framework of the 5th EU-South Africa Summit (Brussels)

(18/09/2012) Andris Piebalgs at the "Innovation for Poverty Alleviation" event, in the framework of the 5th EU-South Africa Summit (Brussels)

(07/07/2012) Andris Piebalgs at Rio+20 Summit

(07/07/2012) Andris Piebalgs at Rio+20 Summit

Commissioner Piebalgs attended the Rio+20 Summit on 19th and 20th of June. He visited the Slow Food market of Tijuca and participated to the side events on 'Sustainable energy for All' and on "Sustainable agriculture

(23/02/2012) Andris Piebalgs, 1st EC Commissioner to visit Burma/Myanmar

(23/02/2012) Andris Piebalgs, 1st EC Commissioner to visit Burma/Myanmar

(15/02/2012) Press conference of Commissioner Piebalgs after his visit to Burma/Myanmar

(15/02/2012) Press conference of Commissioner Piebalgs after his visit to Burma/Myanmar

Commissioner Piebalgs and Bill Gates met in Brussels to discuss fight against poverty

Commissioner Piebalgs and Bill Gates met in Brussels to discuss fight against poverty

The European Union supporting the Civil Protection Programme in Haiti

The European Union supporting the Civil Protection Programme in Haiti

The European Union supporting the strengthening of infrastructure in Haiti

The European Union supporting the strengthening of infrastructure in Haiti

Making aid more effective: Ghana

Making aid more effective: Ghana

Making aid more effective: Mali

Making aid more effective: Mali

Making aid more effective: Morocco

Making aid more effective: Morocco

Making aid more effective: El Salvador

Making aid more effective: El Salvador

Making aid more effective: Indonesia

Making aid more effective: Indonesia

(24/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Mali

(24/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Mali

(23/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Benin

(23/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Benin

(09/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs meets with Yoweri MUSEVENI, President of Uganda, and opens EU-funded Masaka-Mbarara road

(09/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs meets with Yoweri MUSEVENI, President of Uganda, and opens EU-funded Masaka-Mbarara road

(08/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Uganda

(08/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Uganda

(03/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs meets Colombian President, Juan Manuel SANTOS, representatives of Colombian government and civil society organisations, Colombia

(03/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs meets Colombian President, Juan Manuel SANTOS, representatives of Colombian government and civil society organisations, Colombia

(02/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits development projects in Colombia

(02/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits development projects in Colombia

(01/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Cartagena (Colombia)

(01/11/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs visits Cartagena (Colombia)

(19/10/2011) Speech of the Commissioner Piebalgs at the launch event on the "Agenda for Change" of the EU development policy

(19/10/2011) Speech of the Commissioner Piebalgs at the launch event on the "Agenda for Change" of the EU development policy

(13/10/2011) Launch of the Agenda for Change for EU development policy - extracts from press conference

(13/10/2011) Launch of the Agenda for Change for EU development policy - extracts from press conference

(12/10/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs video message on "Agenda for Change" of the EU development policy

(12/10/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs video message on "Agenda for Change" of the EU development policy

(20/09/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs in New York at the UN's General Assembly speaking during High-level Meeting

(20/09/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs in New York at the UN's General Assembly speaking during High-level Meeting

(15/09/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs on a visit to South Africa

(15/09/2011) Commissioner Piebalgs on a visit to South Africa

(23/06/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to Bangladesh

(23/06/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to Bangladesh

(17/06/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to Islamabad, Pakistan

(17/06/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to Islamabad, Pakistan

(13-14/05/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to South Sudan

(13-14/05/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to South Sudan

(13/05/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to South Sudan

(13/05/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to South Sudan

(12/05/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to Khartoum, Sudan

(12/05/2011) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development, visit to Khartoum, Sudan

(14/04/11) Don't Forget the Pacific. For a stronger EU-Pacific joint action to fight climate change.

(14/04/11) Don't Forget the Pacific. For a stronger EU-Pacific joint action to fight climate change.

(14/04/11) EU support for Timor-Leste on its way to stable democracy and sustainable development

(14/04/11) EU support for Timor-Leste on its way to stable democracy and sustainable development

(25/03/11) Joint press briefing by Andris PIEBALGS and Michelle BACHELET

(25/03/11) Joint press briefing by Andris PIEBALGS and Michelle BACHELET

(13/01/11) EU aid in action/on the field helping Haitians affected by the earthquake

(13/01/11) EU aid in action/on the field helping Haitians affected by the earthquake

(13/01/11) Commission´s Humanitarian Aid in Haiti at a glance

(13/01/11) Commission´s Humanitarian Aid in Haiti at a glance

(01/10/10) Examples of development aid in Haiti and other third countries

(01/10/10) Examples of development aid in Haiti and other third countries

(16/12/10) Commissioner Piebalgs and Secretary General Slade's remarks after the signature of the EU-Pacific Islands Forum Joint Initiative on Climate Change

(16/12/10) Commissioner Piebalgs and Secretary General Slade's remarks after the signature of the EU-Pacific Islands Forum Joint Initiative on Climate Change

(03/12/10) European Development Days 2010 presentation

(03/12/10) European Development Days 2010 presentation

(25/11/10) Eurobarometer on relations between Africa-EU

(25/11/10) Eurobarometer on relations between Africa-EU

(21/10/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development signing the negotiations' opening with RDC on FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade licensing scheme):

(21/10/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development signing the negotiations' opening with RDC on FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade licensing scheme):

(14/10/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development delivering a keynote speech at the Concord conference - " The Millennium Development Goals after the UN Summit, Moving Forward

(14/10/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development delivering a keynote speech at the Concord conference - " The Millennium Development Goals after the UN Summit, Moving Forward

(30/09/2010) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development and Charles MICHEL, acting Belgian Minister for Development and Cooperation visit to Rwanda

(30/09/2010) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development and Charles MICHEL, acting Belgian Minister for Development and Cooperation visit to Rwanda

(29/09/2010) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development and Charles MICHEL, acting Belgian Minister for Development and Cooperation visit to Rwanda: field visits at Shyorongi, Ruli

(29/09/2010) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development and Charles MICHEL, acting Belgian Minister for Development and Cooperation visit to Rwanda: field visits at Shyorongi, Ruli

(20/09/2010) Commissioner Piebalgs remarks during the Domestic Resource Mobilisation side event, UN Summit on the MDGs, New York

(20/09/2010) Commissioner Piebalgs remarks during the Domestic Resource Mobilisation side event, UN Summit on the MDGs, New York

(15/06/2010) Development Ministers Meeting

(15/06/2010) Development Ministers Meeting

Ahead to the World Cup kick off in Johannesburg, Commissioner Piebalgs addresses to all football fans and friends of Africa.

Ahead to the World Cup kick off in Johannesburg, Commissioner Piebalgs addresses to all football fans and friends of Africa.

(25/05/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development first visit to Asia

(25/05/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development first visit to Asia

Visit to school and Signature Ceremony of the Indonesia-EU Education Sector (Jakarta, Indonesia)

(24/04/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development visit to Haiti:

(24/04/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development visit to Haiti:

(23/04/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development visit to Haiti (23/04/2010):

(23/04/10) Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development visit to Haiti (23/04/2010):

(22/04/10) EC funded projects in Haiti: projects in Hinche, schools and training schools for teachers (EFACAP)

(22/04/10) EC funded projects in Haiti: projects in Hinche, schools and training schools for teachers (EFACAP)

(21/04/2010) Milllenium Development Goals and Development Spring Package

(21/04/2010) Milllenium Development Goals and Development Spring Package

(31/03/2010) Haiti aid evolution: Interview from New York international donors conference (by courtesy, Euronews TV, 2010)

(31/03/2010) Haiti aid evolution: Interview from New York international donors conference  (by courtesy, Euronews TV, 2010)

(23/03/2010) Haïti Reconstruction Process Conference - with the participation of Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development and Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

(23/03/2010) Haïti Reconstruction Process Conference - with the participation of Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development and Non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

(18/02/2010) Informal Meeting of Development Ministers in La Granja - Extract press conference

(18/02/2010) Informal Meeting of Development Ministers in La Granja - Extract press conference

(11/02/2010) Raymond MAGLOIRE, Head of the Mission of Haiti to the EU, visits Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development: roundtable, Brussels

(11/02/2010) Raymond MAGLOIRE, Head of the Mission of Haiti to the EU, visits Andris PIEBALGS, European Commissioner for Development: roundtable, Brussels

(11/09/2008) EU - Nigeria: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL visit to Nigeria

(11/09/2008) EU - Nigeria: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL visit to Nigeria

(10/09/2008) EU - Nigeria: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL visit to Nigeria

(10/09/2008) EU - Nigeria: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL visit to Nigeria

(09/09/2008) EU - Nigeria: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL visit to Nigeria

(09/09/2008) EU - Nigeria: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL visit to Nigeria

(08/09/2008) EU - Ethiopia: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL in Ethiopia

(08/09/2008) EU - Ethiopia: Commissioners Andris PIELBALGS and Louis MICHEL in Ethiopia

(09/07/2007) Conference on the Trans Saharan Gas Pipeline Project: extracts of the speech and the press conference

(09/07/2007) Conference on the Trans Saharan Gas Pipeline Project: extracts of the speech and the press conference

(01/11/2007) EU - Africa - Middle East energy Conference

(01/11/2007) EU - Africa - Middle East energy Conference

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