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  • EuropeAid has published the annual report 2014 on the EU's development and external assistance

    This comprehensive overview of what we have achieved in the last year shows how, through investing in development aid, we are improving the livelihoods of millions of people.

  • Evaluation of the FLEGT Action Plan

    The European Commission is organising an external evaluation of the EU Action Plan on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). A call for tender has been issued by the European Forest Institute. Read more

  • Supporting the Central African Republic

    The EU has launched its first ever multi-donor trust fund, creating an effective and coordinated international instrument to help the country and contribute to its stabilisation. Read more

  • The EU supports peace and security in Africa with new funding of €750 million

    The EU has adopted the 2014-2016 African Peace Facility action programme to support the African Union and sub-regional organisations in their peace and security efforts. Read more…

  • Football has its rules – The World has its rights!

    An exciting human rights campaign is being run ahead of the World Cup. Discover 12 projects from the 12 Brazilian host cities through factsheets and videos. Follow the campaign on our social media accounts Facebook and Twitter.

  • Investing together for a healthy future

    The EU has committed to double its aid to GAVI Alliance to make sure that more men, women and children have access to life saving vaccines, no matter where they live. Watch CCTV's Sandra Gathmann report from last week's event.

  • 2015 officially designated as European Year for Development

    On 14 April 2014, the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council gave the green light to designate 2015 as the European Year for Development. The motto of the year will be "Our world, our dignity, our future". Read more

  • Combatting Transnational Organised Crime at Sea

    The EU and INTERPOL hosted a two day high level workshop in order to express their joint commitment to suppress maritime crime. Read more

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Support access to basic electricity services in Guinea Bissau
The enterprise FRES GB was created to install solar home systems, provide technical advice, collect usage fees and sensitize over the use of renewable energy. Rural households and small entreprises will have better access to electricity services.

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