IP/17/671  17-03-2017 - EU scales-up its response to famine and drought affected countries in Horn of Africa with an additional €165 million 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 March 2017 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica announced today additional EU support to respond to the crises in South Sudan, Somalia and its neighbouring countries, during an official visit to the African Union.
IP/17/646  17-03-2017 - EU reinforces cooperation with the African Union and announces new peace building support of €120 million 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 March 2017 High Representative/Vice President, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, on official visit to the African Union Today the High Representative/Vice President, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, concluded an official visit...
MEMO/17/470  08-03-2017 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 March 2017 Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Rome Treaty included a provision on equal pay.
STATEMENT/17/463  07-03-2017 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 March 2017 The European Union stands by women in Europe and around the globe today, as it did at the time of its foundation. Sixty years ago, equality between women and men was embedded in the Rome Treaty as one of the European Union's...
IP/17/442  04-03-2017 - Europe strongly advancing renewable energies in Africa 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 March 2017 The European Commission continues its leading role in the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative, in line with its wider efforts in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
IP/17/364  27-02-2017 - The European Union increases its support for Burkina Faso with €117 million for food security. 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release €117 million for food security. Brussels, 27 February 2017 During a European Commission official visit to Burkina Faso a financing agreement of €117 million was signed to support the food security, agriculture and resilience sector.
IP/17/188  22-02-2017 - EU welcomes entry into force of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 February 2017 The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) – the most significant multilateral trade deal concluded since the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 1995 - enters into force today.
IP/17/287  16-02-2017 - EU supporting Rule of Law and Rural Development in the Kyrgyz Republic with €23 million 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2017 Today, the European Commission signed new support to the Kyrgyz Republic. The focus of this support is to strengthen the rule of law (€13 million), as well as rural development (€10 million) in the country.
IP/17/230  09-02-2017 - EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 February 2017 Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, is in The Gambia today meeting the newly elected President Adama Barrow and his new Government.
IP/17/216  07-02-2017 - #TellMyStory: Commission launches 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 February 2017 Today, the European Commission announces the launch of the 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. The Prize is open to professional and amateur journalists, broadcasters and bloggers.