IP/14/463  22-04-2014 - New EU support to renewable energy and fighting climate change in the Pacific 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 April 2014 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and New Zealand Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, will undertake a joint mission to the Pacific on 23-27 April to further strengthen development cooperation in that region.
IP/14/434  14-04-2014 - New EU website to provide easy and transparent access to aid data 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 April 2014 A unique new web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world will be launched tomorrow by the European Commission, at the High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective...
IP/14/426  11-04-2014 - Ebola in West Africa: EU increases its immediate health assistance to €1.1 million 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 April 2014 The European Union is stepping up its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and assist those affected by the deadly virus. The Commission has increased its funding for immediate health operations, experts and risk assessments to...
STATEMENT/14/116  11-04-2014 - Joint Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, and Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs on the escalation of violence in Darfur. 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 11 April 2014 Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, Kristalina Georgieva, Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, and Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, issued the following statement today: "We are...
IP/14/397  09-04-2014 - New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries. 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 April 2014 A new programme worth €33 million to improve land governance and help improve the food and nutrition security of family farmers and vulnerable communities in Sub Saharan Africa, was announced today by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.
MEMO/14/273  09-04-2014 - 10 years of EU and FAO joint work on agriculture and food security 
European Commission - European Commission UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) MEMO Brussels, 9 April 2014 The European Union and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have had a steadfast and generous partnership in promoting sustainable rural development to improve the lives of the poor for over ten years.
IP/14/388  08-04-2014 - Commissioner Piebalgs calls on Member States to intensify efforts to increase development aid 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 April 2014 The European Union and its Member States continued to be the world's largest aid donor in 2013 according to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), providing more than half of the Official Development Assistance (ODA).
MEMO/14/263  08-04-2014 - Publication of preliminary data on 2013 Official Development Assistance 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 3 April 2013 How are the numbers compiled? The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) is the ultimate authority that decides if expenditure reported to it (by member states or other donors) qualifies as Official Development Assistance (ODA).
IP/14/378  04-04-2014 - The EU launches a new project to fight falsified medicines in developing countries 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 April 2014 Ahead of World Health Day on April 7, the European Union has launched a new project which will support the fight against the production and the trafficking in falsified medicines in Cameroon, Ghana, Jordan, Morocco and Senegal, which are situated along two...
MEMO/14/257  04-04-2014 - World Health Day 2014: EU-funded research to fight vector-borne diseases Links 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 April 2014 The European Union is an important player in the fight against vector-borne diseases, the main theme of this year's 'World Health Day' which will be celebrated on 7 April. Vectors are small organisms such as mosquitoes, bugs, ticks and freshwater snails that can...