• EU sets out new global vision for vaccination

    12 September 2019
    Today more than 400 public health and civil society representatives from across Europe and partner countries are gathering in Brussels for the Global Vaccination Summit organised by the European Commission, in cooperation with the World Health Organisation. Together they will set out a new global vision for vaccination for the next decade. The summit is a clear affirmation of the EU’s belief in vaccination as the most successful public health measure that saves millions of lives every year.
  • Laos: EU supports inclusive and sustainable development with two new programmes worth €55 million

    9 September 2019
    During his first official visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica reconfirmed the EU's commitment to working with the country's government to support sustainable development, especially in rural areas. On this occasion, Commissioner Mimica also launched two new programmes on nutrition and sustainable growth.