• Global Report on Food Crises finds that in 2017 major famines were partly averted but food security remains critical

    22 March 2018
    The Global Report on Food Crises indicates that major risks of famine were averted in 2017 in the four countries that were declared at risk in early 2017: Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and North Nigeria. However, it also highlights the severity and the complexity of food crises around the world.
  • 6th Global Policy Forum on Development

    20 March 2018
    Today the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, opens the 6th global meeting of the Policy Forum on Development (PFD), which brings together more than 70 representatives from networks of civil society organisations (CSOs), associations of local authorities (LAs), private sector as well as European Union (EU) and Member States representatives.