IP/18/3002  10-04-2018 - EU remains the world's leading donor of development assistance: €75.7 billion in 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 April 2018 The European Union and its Member States continue to be the world's leading provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) with an overall amount of €75.7 billion in 2017, confirm the newly released figures by the OECD-DAC.
MEMO/18/3081  10-04-2018 - Publication of preliminary figures on 2017 Official Development Assistance 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 April 2018 What do the figures show? Preliminary OECD figures show that Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided by the European Union and its Member States has reached €75.7 billion in 2017.
IP/18/2642  09-04-2018 - EU stands ready to accelerate support to Zimbabwe during its transition process 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 April 2018 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, is visiting Zimbabwe, where he is meeting President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as well as visiting EU-funded projects.
MEMO/18/2961  09-04-2018 - The EU's long standing development cooperation with Zimbabwe 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 April 2018 Overview The EU has provided development assistance since Zimbabwe's independence in 1980. Over the last 15 years, the EU and its Member States provided €2 billion to support the country's development.
IP/18/2663  06-04-2018 - EU supports South Africa to boost job creation, small business development and improved governance with €62 million 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 April 2018 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica is visiting South Africa, where he is meeting, the Minister of Finance Mr Nhlanhla Nene, and the Minister for Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu.
IP/18/2302  22-03-2018 - Global Report on Food Crises finds that in 2017 major famines were partly averted but food security remains critical 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 March 2018 The Global Report on Food Crises indicates that major risks of famine were averted in 2017 in the four countries that were declared at risk in early 2017: Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and North Nigeria.
STATEMENT/18/2382  22-03-2018 - Joint Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and EU Commissioner for Development and International Cooperation Neven Mimica on the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 22 March 2018 The historic decision to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) taken on 21 March by the African Union at its Assembly in Kigali, represents a significant step towards deepening continental integration.
STATEMENT/18/1601  06-03-2018 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the...
IP/18/1143  26-02-2018 - Delivering on commitments: new programmes to protect migrants and support return and reintegration in Africa worth €150 million adopted 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 February 2018 The European Union is adopting today three new programmes worth over €150 million under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, directly following up on the commitments made by the Joint African Union – European Union – United Nations Task...
IP/18/582  05-02-2018 - Apply now: Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 February 2018 Applications for the European Commission's 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises journalists doing outstanding reporting on development topics, are open from 5 February to 9 March for online, print and audio-visual works.