Southern African region and the EU complete negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, and by European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloş, the chief negotiators of the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa...
EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 The EU welcomes today's announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Austria joins EU Children of Peace initiative European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Austria is joining the EU Children of Peace initiative, becoming the second Member State to contribute to the EU's efforts to fund humanitarian projects which help children in conflict zones to gain access to education. Luxembourg joined last year.
Commissioner Hahn urges Europeans to help shape a future EU Urban Agenda European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner is asking EU citizens to share their views on an EU Urban Agenda - what form it should take and how it should be put into action.
Commissioner Vassiliou: cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Cultural heritage organisations should seize the opportunities of European Union funding programmes and policies to help address the challenges facing the sector, according to a new report by the European Commission.