IP/14/915  08-08-2014 - West Africa: EU boosts its immediate aid to contain Ebola outbreak 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 August 2014 The European Union is increasing by an additional €8 million its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This is the fourth increase of EU assistance for this crisis.
IP/14/914  08-08-2014 - EU to provide new funding to counter organised crime and drug trafficking 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 August 2014 The European Commission will provide additional funding for the Airport Communication Project (AIRCOP) to disrupt the illegal networks that are disseminating drugs and other illicit products through smarter, more effective, well-connected and intelligence led counter-narcotic activities of participating airports.
IP/14/908  06-08-2014 - EU launches new programme to support Africa's continental integration 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 August 2014 The European Commission has launched the first phase of a new programme that will foster Africa's integration process at continental level - the first ever EU programme in development and cooperation that covers Africa as a whole.
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...