IP/15/5030  22-05-2015 - EU boosts assistance for the Sahel to increase resilience 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2015 The European Commission is providing assistance worth €34 million for immediate food aid for the most vulnerable people in Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso.
STATEMENT/15/4942  07-05-2015 - Joint statement on the EU's participation in the Labour Rights' Initiative in Myanmar by High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini, and EU Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Marianne Thyssen and Neven Mimica 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 07 May 2015 High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini, EU Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Marianne Thyssen and Neven Mimica: "We all very much welcome Council's decision today to endorse the EU's participation in the initiative to promote fundamental labour rights and practices in Myanmar.
IP/15/4908  04-05-2015 - European Commission launches the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 04 May 2015 Today the European Commission launched the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2015, which rewards outstanding contributions by journalists who report on development, and in particular on the eradication of poverty.
IP/15/4907  04-05-2015 - Nepal: EU increases its financial support in the aftermath of the earthquake 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 04 May 2015 Today, the European Commission has approved financial support worth €16.6 million to assist Nepal after the devastating earthquake that hit the country just over a week ago.
MEMO/15/4909  04-05-2015 - EU development cooperation with Nepal 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 04 May 2015 A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on 25 April and the country now faces major challenges: addressing the current humanitarian crisis, rehousing its people, rebuilding major social and communications infrastructure and re-launching government and social services.
IP/15/4893  29-04-2015 - EU proposes new Joint Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2015 Human rights will remain the compass in the EU's foreign policy and its relations with other institutions and civil society. This week the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs Security Policy adopted a joint...
IP/15/4869  28-04-2015 - EU to step up its support to partners to tackle security challenges 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 April 2015 The European Commission and the High Representative presented today proposals on how to help partner countries and regional organisations to prevent and manage all types of security crises using a full range of EU and Member States’ instruments.
MEMO/15/4870  28-04-2015 - Questions and Answers: the new EU strategy on capacity building of partner countries and regional organisations in support of security and development 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 April 2015 The European Commission presented today new proposals to strengthen the link between security and development in the external actions of the European Union. A Joint Communication adopted by the European Commission and High Representative Federica Mogherini outlines options to help partner...
STATEMENT/15/4857  25-04-2015 - Joint statement on the earthquake in Asia 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 25 April 2015 In the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Nepal and India, High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini, the EU Commissioner for Development Neven Mimica and the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Christos Stylianides made the following statement:  We are deeply...
STATEMENT/15/4849  24-04-2015 - Joint statement by European Commission/HRVP and US agencies on the Second Anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 April 2015 Today we mark the passage of two years since the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, that claimed over 1,100 lives and injured many more.