STATEMENT/14/278  15-09-2014 - A Europe-wide response to the Ebola epidemic 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 15 September 2014 Statement by EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva and EU Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, following the High Level Event to coordinate the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: The EU...
SPEECH/14/573  01-09-2014 - Speech by Commissioner Piebalgs at the Opening Plenary Session of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Andris PIEBALGS European Commissioner for Development Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Samoa, 1 September 2014 I am honoured to be speaking to you today on behalf of the EU and its Member States, at the Third International Conference on SIDS.
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...
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...
SPEECH/14/490  24-06-2014 - Speech: Progress and pitfalls 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Andris PIEBALGS European Commissioner for Development Progress and pitfalls Development Policy Forum Africa Summit organized by Friends of Europe Brussels, 24 June 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, Introduction: Africa today In a matter of decades, Africa has emerged from the shadows of colonial rule, apartheid, crippling...
STATEMENT/14/203  20-06-2014 - World Refugee Day: time for solidarity 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 20 June 2014 The European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs and the European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström made the following statement: "Every four seconds somewhere in the world a person is...
STATEMENT/14/202  20-06-2014 - Joint statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs and Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik on the joint declaration of ACP-EU countries on the development agenda beyond 2015 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 20 June 2014 "Today the Joint Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and EU countries agreed on a joint declaration for a global development agenda for the time after 2015, once the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their target date.
STATEMENT/14/199  19-06-2014 - Statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs following the signing of the National Indicative Programmes with 16 ACP countries 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 19 June 2014 Statement "This signing of National Indicative Programmes with 16 partner countries, at the EU-ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific countries) Joint Council of Ministers in Kenya, marks the official go-ahead for the future of EU aid in these countries1.
STATEMENT/14/116  11-04-2014 - Joint Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, and Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs on the escalation of violence in Darfur. 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 11 April 2014 Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, Kristalina Georgieva, Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, and Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, issued the following statement today: "We are...
STATEMENT/14/87  27-03-2014 - Joint Statement by Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, and Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 27 March 2014 We are very concerned by the wave of hostilities targeting international organisations which provide essential assistance to local communities and the most vulnerable in the Rakhine State of Myanmar.