Neven Mimica is the Commissioner in charge of International cooperation and Development. He is responsible for
- Ensuring the EU delivers on its commitments to the Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty.
- Setting out the Commission and EU positions for the negotiations on the United Nations Millennium Development Goal agenda after 2015.
- Working with national governments to make the EU's development aid more effective.
- Launching negotiations on a revised Cotonou agreement with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States.
Commissioner Neven Mimica's portfolio is managed by the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation - EuropeAid.