IP/14/874  23-07-2014 - New funding for Ecuador announced by Commissioner Piebalgs during visit 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 Significant new support to Ecuador for the years 2014-2017 will be announced by Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, during a visit to the country. The Commissioner’s high level visit will include meetings with ministers, local authorities and civil society groups, as well as...
IP/14/853  21-07-2014 - EU Commissioner announces significant new funding for Peru during visit 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 July, 2014 The EU's development contribution to Peru for the period 2014-2017 (€66 million), as well as new funding to support the fight against illegal drugs (€32 million), will be announced today by EU's Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, during a visit to the...
MEMO/14/493  18-07-2014 - EU cooperation with Latin America 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 21 July 2014 Regional Cooperation with Latin America The EU has over 18 years of experience of regional cooperation in Latin America. Between 2007- 2013 the EU provided €556 million for regional funds, spent in the areas of social cohesion, water management, socio-economic development, higher education...
IP/14/829  14-07-2014 - Central African Republic: EU launches its first multi-donor trust fund for linking relief, rehabilitation and development 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 14 July 2014 The EU is about to launch its first ever multi-donor development trust fund, in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). With an initial amount of €64 million the fund creates an effective and coordinated international instrument to help the population of...
MEMO/14/483  14-07-2014 - The European Trust Fund for the Central African Republic 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 14 July 2014 The European Commission, Germany, France and the Netherlands are going to set up the first European Union Trust Fund, the aim of which is to promote the stabilisation and reconstruction of the Central African Republic (CAR).
MEMO/14/470  10-07-2014 - July infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 July July In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
STATEMENT/14/221  10-07-2014 - Joint statement by Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for the Environment and Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, on the Ministerial Declaration of the High Level Political Forum 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 10 July 2014 "We are keen to see the High Level Political Forum live up to its promise and play a central role in developing an ambitious post 2015 agenda. For our planet to sustain the lives of 9 billion people we need to change the...
IP/14/741  26-06-2014 - EU announces significant new funding for education 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 26 June 2014 New funding to support education in developing countries over the next seven years, through the Global Partnership for Education, (or GPE), was today announced by European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.
SPEECH/14/502  26-06-2014 - Opening speech at the Brussels Global Partnership for Education Pledging Conference 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Andris PIEBALGS European Commissioner for Development Global Partnership for Education Second Replenishment Pledging conference Brussels, 26 June 2014 Your Royal Highness, Prime Minister Ponyo, Ms Gillard, Special Envoy Gordon Brown, Ministers, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very proud to be hosting this conference...
IP/14/715  24-06-2014 - EU signs new support for government reforms in Haiti 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 June 2014 Today the EU will approve a direct payment to the government of Haiti of €34 million in order to support ongoing reforms to modernise the state administration and the public finance management.