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.
MEMO/16/1616  28-04-2016 - Second package of measures approved to tackle the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 April 2016 Second package of measures approved to tackle the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa This package of 10 actions was decided today by the second Operational Committee meeting of the Horn of Africa region of...
IP/16/1577  25-04-2016 - Ahead of 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster the EU steps up its contribution to nuclear safety 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2016 Today the European Commission pledged around €20 million to the Nuclear Safety Account fund as part of the €45 million expected from the G7 and the European Commission in addition to the existing support.
IP/16/1575  26-04-2016 - Commissioner Mimica visits Senegal 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2016 Commissioner Mimica will pay an official visit to Senegal today. He will also attend the meeting of the Joint Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and the EU.
MEMO/16/1576  26-04-2016 - The European Union's Development Cooperation with Senegal 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 April 2016 The EU has a long history of supporting Senegal, particularly in the areas of security, trade, fisheries and development, in line with the country's own development priorities. Senegal is located at the extreme west of sub-Saharan Africa.
STATEMENT/16/1574  26-04-2016 - Joint Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Commissioner Neven Mimica on the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 26 April 2016 The Chornobyl accident on 26 April 1986 caused devastation and suffering on a large scale. Lives were tragically lost; families were uprooted. Even now, 30 years later, people in Ukraine, Belarus and other affected countries continue to struggle with the long-term health...
AGENDA/16/1526  22-04-2016 - Monday 25 April: High level event on Innovative Ways for Sustainable Nutrition, Food Security and Inclusive Agricultural Growth 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Commission will announce its plans to step up its funding in response to the effects of El Niño at this high level event, which will bring together key development stakeholders and partners to explore new synergies and partnerships to help achieve...
IP/16/1513  25-04-2016 - El Niño - EU plans to step up funding in new approach to address global food crises 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2016 The European Commission prepares an additional EU contribution of €414 million to address both the immediate and longer term needs of people affected by food crises.
MEMO/16/1514  25-04-2016 - El Niño - EU plans to step up funding in new approach to address global food crisis 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 April 2016 El Niño - EU plans to step up funding in new approach to address global food crisis What is ‘El Niño’? This extreme phenomenon is characterised by rising temperatures of surface sea water, which interact with the atmosphere and cause different...