IP/17/287  16-02-2017 - EU supporting Rule of Law and Rural Development in the Kyrgyz Republic with €23 million 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2017 Today, the European Commission signed new support to the Kyrgyz Republic. The focus of this support is to strengthen the rule of law (€13 million), as well as rural development (€10 million) in the country.
IP/17/230  09-02-2017 - EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 February 2017 Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, is in The Gambia today meeting the newly elected President Adama Barrow and his new Government.
IP/17/216  07-02-2017 - #TellMyStory: Commission launches 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 February 2017 Today, the European Commission announces the launch of the 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. The Prize is open to professional and amateur journalists, broadcasters and bloggers.
MEMO/17/215  06-02-2017 - Questions and Answers about Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 February 2017 The EU has actively participated in international cooperation to promote the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation. Discussion on Female Genital Mutilation is included in human rights and political dialogues with partner countries and in annual dialogues with civil society organisations.
STATEMENT/17/214  06-02-2017 - Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 February 2017 On the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini, the EU's Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Commissioner, Vĕra Jourová, and Development Commissioner, Neven Mimica,...
STATEMENT/17/196  01-02-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica: Women's rights and empowerment are key for sustainable development 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 1 February 2017 The European Commission's international cooperation and development policy will continue to play a leading role in ensuring women's access to health and family planning services. Gender equality is a global priority.
IP/17/98  19-01-2017 - EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 EU signs €65 million grant with Zambia to improve access to energy This programme is expected to provide access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity services to at least 63,000 households, or about 300,000 people, to social and public infrastructure and...
AGENDA/16/4386  14-12-2016 - Tuesday 20 December: High Level Policy Summit: HM Queen Mathilde, First Vice-President Timmermans and Vice-President Katainen on "Europe's Response to Sustainability Challenges – Delivering the 2030 Agenda" 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 20 December the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) together with the European Commission will host a High Level Policy Summit on "Europe's Response to Sustainability Challenges – Delivering the 2030 Agenda ".
IP/16/4450  20-12-2016 - The European Commission provides new support of €104 million for Kenya 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed financing agreements with Kenya, together with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta. The support provided will focus, amongst others, on supporting smallholder agriculture through access to finance, training or market integration.
STATEMENT/16/4440  16-12-2016 - Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 December 2016 On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner  for European Neighbourhood Policy...