IP/15/4703  26-03-2015 - More than €1 billion pledged in support for fresh start of Guinea-Bissau 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2015 Pledges amounting to over €1 billion were announced at the International Conference in support of Guinea-Bissau in Brussels, which the European Union hosted on Wednesday together with the Government of Guinea-Bissau and the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
IP/15/4663  25-03-2015 - A fresh start for Guinea-Bissau: EU to resume cooperation and provide new support 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 March 2015 Today the European Union pledged €160 million for Guinea-Bissau to consolidate democracy, strengthen the rule of law, accelerate economic recovery and improve people's lives.
MEMO/15/4563  05-03-2015 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 05 March 2015 What do the EU Treaties say about gender equality? The Treaty of Rome in 1957 already included the principle of equal pay for equal work. (Article 119 EEC, then 141 EC, now Article 157 TFEU).
IP/15/4521  03-03-2015 - From emergency to recovery: EU mobilises efforts to end Ebola and alleviate its impact 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 03 March 2015 The “Ebola: from emergency to recovery” conference is taking place in Brussels today under the organisation and patronage of the European Union. While international efforts have reduced the number of Ebola infections in recent months, it is critical to maintain the...
SPEECH/15/4541  03-03-2015 - Speech by Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, at the High Level International Conference on Ebola 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 03 March 2015 Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, We have all been reminded this morning of the importance of international mobilization and response to the worst epidemic of recent times.  But – more important than the money...
MEMO/15/4507  02-03-2015 - EU response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 02 March 2015 West Africa is facing the largest and most complex Ebola epidemic on record. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the most affected countries. Over 22 900 people have been infected, more than 9 200 of whom have died.
STATEMENT/15/4518  02-03-2015 - Statement by the High Representative and Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 02 March 2015 €30.5 billion worth of EU development cooperation to come on stream following entry into force of 11th EDF The EU and its Member States remain collectively the world's largest donor, providing more than half of global official aid.
STATEMENT/15/4361  11-02-2015 - Statement on Dr. Denis Mukwege in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 11 February 2015 Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on Dr.
IP/15/4222  06-02-2015 - New strategy mobilises all EU tools and €1 billion for Syria and Iraq 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 06 February 2015 The European Commission and the High Representative are presenting the first EU comprehensive strategy on tackling the crises in Syria and Iraq and the threat posed by Da'esh.
MEMO/15/4201  06-02-2015 - Commission actions to fight FGM in the EU and worldwide 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 06 February 2015 The EU is fully committed to combatting all forms of gender-based violence both within the EU and in our external relations. What is FGM? Female genital mutilation consists of the (partial or complete) removal of the external female genitalia, and the...