AGENDA/16/1753  12-05-2016 - 10th edition of the European Development Days 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The tenth edition of the European Development Days will take place in Brussels on 15-16 June.   The background: The European Development Days is Europe’s leading forum on international cooperation and development.
IP/16/1847  23-05-2016 - European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 23 May 2016 At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.
IP/16/1829  20-05-2016 - European Union helps reshape international assistance at the World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 20 May 2016 Over 50 world leaders and 5 000 humanitarian, development and political stakeholders gather on 23-24 May, in Istanbul, to share responsibility to reverse the trend for increasing humanitarian needs and improve the effectiveness of response.
MEMO/16/1861  20-05-2016 - The G7 Summit in Japan on 26 and 27 May 2016: the European Union’s role and actions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 May 2016 This year, the G7 summit will take place from 26 to 27 May in Ise-Shima (Japan). The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk.
MEMO/16/1853  20-05-2016 - The European Union at the World Humanitarian Summit: Priorities and Commitments 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 May 2016 The European Union at the World Humanitarian Summit: Priorities and Commitments What is the World Humanitarian Summit? The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) takes place on 23-24 May 2016, in Istanbul, in response to an unprecedented increase of people affected by...
IP/16/1807  19-05-2016 - EU announces €19 million new support for women and girls' empowerment at ''Women Deliver'' Conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 May 2016 Today, the EU has reconfirmed its support to women and girls' empowerment by announcing €19 million support to gender-driven international projects. EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the announcement at the ''Women Deliver'' Conference in Copenhagen today,...
IP/16/1758  13-05-2016 - EU to provide €55 million for the people of Burundi 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 May 2016 The European Commission today announced two new actions worth €55 million. These programmes will provide direct support to the population, in the areas of health, food security and nutrition.
IP/16/1661  04-05-2016 - European Commission appoints a new Director-General to its department for International Cooperation and Development 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 4 May 2016 Today, the European Commission appointed Stefano Manservisi as Director-General of its department for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) as of 16 May. Mr Manservisi, an Italian national, is currently Head of Cabinet of High Representative/ Vice-President Federica Mogherini.
STATEMENT/16/1641  30-04-2016 - Joint Statement by Commissioner Neven Mimica and Commissioner Karmenu Vella on the protection of elephants in the African continent 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement elephants in the African continent Brussels, 30 April 2016 Today an important step to protect wildlife has been taken in Kenya, as the country's entire stockpile of ivory, estimated at around 105 tons, has been burned at a ceremony in Nairobi.
IP/16/1615  28-04-2016 - EU has today announced new actions to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2016 The European Commission has today announced the approval of 10 new actions worth €117 million to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.