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  1. Strengthening transparency in aid: EU Aid Explorer

    The EU is the largest provider of external aid in the world. Article 210 of the Treaty for the Functioning of the EU foresees that the Union and its member states coordinate their policies on development cooperation and consult each other on their aid pro ...

    30 April 2014

  2. Global Crisis Atlas

    Global Crisis Atlas Global Crisis Atlas The Global Crisis Atlas is a service of the Commission that provides a catalogue of digital maps produced by its in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre, to meet the needs of the European External Action ...

    30 April 2014

  3. Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

    GDACS http://www.gdacs.org/alerts/ The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) is a web-based platform that in case of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and cyclones, sends automatic alerts via e-mail, fax or SMS to th ...

    15 January 2015

  4. EU Aid Explorer- Information system for Transparent and Effective External Aid

    EU Aid Explorer https://euaidexplorer.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ The EU-Aid Explorer is a unique web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world. Maps and graphs are used to visualize whi ...

    15 January 2015

  5. 3rd International Conference of Crisis Mappers: Mainstreaming Crisis Mapping?

    14 Nov 2011 to 15 Nov 2011 The ICT4Peace Foundation, the Swiss Confederation and the European Commission’s Joint Research Center are pleased to announce and invite you to participate at the 3rd International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) in Geneva o ...

    30 April 2014

  6. Research and Innovation: new modelling results link natural resources and armed conflicts

    28 Sep 2011 The EU Joint Research Centre (JRC) has developed a statistical modelling tool which allows the risk of conflict occurrence in developing countries to be analysed. Combining online news reports with geographical satellite data, the tool establi ...

    28 September 2011

  7. European Commission's scientists re-launch desertification research

    16 Feb 2009 The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) is intensifying and globalising its research activities relating to desertification and drought. The JRC recently set up a new research team with a view to developing benchmarks and in ...

    16 February 2009

  8. Reducing biodiversity loss: a new European Commission tool will help protect Africa's wildlife

    27 Mar 2008 Africa is home to some of the most valuable natural ecosystems and species on the planet. Worldwide, more than 16 000 plant and animal species are threatened with extinction. The monitoring of Africa's 741 protected areas (representing ov ...

    27 March 2008

  9. EUMETSAT and JRC agree to cooperate on monitoring climate change

    27 Mar 2008 Agreement will allow extension of GMES to developing countries Brussels, 27 March – EUMETSAT and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) today signed a Collaboration Agreement that will allow both institutions to combine their ef ...

    27 March 2008

  10. Satellites for Sustainable Development in Africa: new perspectives from space

    15 Feb 2008 The latest satellite technologies offer a vital tool in the battle to eliminate illegal logging from Africa, while at the same time helping to ensure food security and sustainable development and improve international disaster relief efforts a ...

    15 February 2008

  11. JRC at the European Development Days

    06 Dec 2010 The 5th edition of the European Development Days (EDD) opens today in Brussels. Sharing the EU stand in the Development Village, JRC scientists will showcase some concrete examples of how research and technology can support development policie ...

    06 December 2010

  12. Enhanced energy research cooperation with West Africa

    29 May 2013 The JRC and the Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (ECREE) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance collaboration at the occasion of the Vienna ...

    29 May 2013

  13. First post-typhoon damage assessment for Tacloban City (Philippines)

    11 Nov 2013 More than 700 residential buildings were completely destroyed and more than 1200 were damaged by the Haiyan typhoon in the Tacloban city alone (Philippines). This is the result of the first rapid damage assessment carried out soon after the ev ...

    12 November 2013

  14. Easy access to external aid data with the EC web tool "EU Aid Explorer"

    27 Nov 2013 Launched today at the European Development Days in Brussels, EU Aid Explorer is a unique web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world. Maps and graphs are used to ...

    28 November 2013

  15. Global Vulnerability and Crisis Assessment / Forgotten Crisis Assessment

    GVCA/FCA web application http://echo-global-vulnerability-and-crisis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ This web application is a tool for the Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) and the EU Member States. The purpose is to provide acces ...

    15 January 2015

  16. Index for Risk Management- INFORM

    INFORM http://dev.inform-index.org/ Many different actors are involved in crisis prevention, preparedness and response – from Governments to international agencies, development partners, civil society and the private sector. Together, they will be more ef ...

    15 January 2015

  17. RFID for improved mobility of visually impaired now also tested in Germany

    11 Sep 2013 JRC's SESAMONET (SEcure and SAfe MObility NETwork), a 'virtual path' based on an innovative application of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is being tested since yesterday at the Kassel Calden regional airport, G ...

    11 September 2013

  18. New tool to increase transparency in humanitarian and development aid

    15 Apr 2014 The EU Aid Explorer is a one-stop-shop for aid information. This web tool has been developed by the JRC in close collaboration with Directorates General Development and Cooperation- EuropeAid and Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection ECHO. It ...

    15 April 2014

  19. African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries Environmental Observatory

    ACP Observatory African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries Environmental Observatory The ACP Environmental Observatory brings together a broad range of data and information to support Commission services and stakeholders in the African, Caribbean and ...

    16 March 2015

  20. JRC assists UN FAO's global forest monitoring

    23 Oct 2009 The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) collects key up-to-date information on forest resources for all nations worldwide through its Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010 (FRA-2010) programme. Part of FRA-2010 involves the Remote Se ...

    23 October 2009

  21. Earth Observation for Africa, with Africa

    15 Feb 2008 The latest satellite technologies offer a vital tool in the battle to eliminate illegal logging from Africa, while at the same time helping to ensure food security and sustainable development and improve international disaster relief efforts a ...

    15 February 2008

  22. European Development Days 2009

    22 Oct 2009 to 24 Oct 2009 Over 6 000 people participated in the 4th edition of the European Development Days which covered a wide range of pressing issues in global development. With 1 500 organisations from the development community coming together with ...

    30 April 2014

  23. 1st AMESD Forum

    01 Dec 2009 to 04 Dec 2009 The first AMESD (African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development) Forum will take place in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (1-4 Dec.’09) on the theme “Towards a Pan African Partnership and Networking for ...

    30 April 2014

  24. JRC supports the fight against piracy off African coasts

    22 Nov 2012 A JRC developed prototype software identifying ship positions in real-time will be tested by Kenya in an effort by the EU to improve countries’ capacity building for countering piracy in the region. Financed by the European Commission’s Direct ...

    22 November 2012

  25. New modelling results link natural resources and armed conflicts

    28 Sep 2011 The JRC has developed a statistical modelling tool to analyse the risk of conflict in developing countries. The tool – which was presented at the conference "Scientific Support for Food Security and Global Governance" on 28 September ...

    28 September 2011