Tag: Central African Republic

World Humanitarian Day: World needs more humanitarian heroes, says World Vision

World Humanitarian Day: World needs more humanitarian heroes, says World Vision

Opinion Globally, there are more than 60 million people in need of humanitarian aid around the world Increased international cooperation to protect humanitarian workers at risk European Union needs to better coordinate its humanitarian aid policy with other policies to ensure a rapid and effective response in conflict zone Since 2008, World Vision together with […]

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Europe’s support for humanitarian action

Europe’s support for humanitarian action

Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations’ headquarters in Baghdad (Iraq) in 2003 which caused the death of 22 people including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello. The European Union – the Commission and member states […]

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Central African Republic: EU launches first multi-donor trust fund for linking relief, rehabilitation and development

Central African Republic: EU launches first multi-donor trust fund for linking relief, rehabilitation and development

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 co-ordinated international instrument to help the population of the country and contribute to its stabilization. This comes in addition to the […]

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Piebalgs announces new support for Central African Republic during high-level visit

Piebalgs announces new support for Central African Republic during high-level visit

Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs (pictured) will today (13 March) announce €81 million of new EU support to the Central African Republic (CAR) during a joint visit to the country with French Development Minister Pascal Canfi  and German Co-operation Minister Gerd Müller. The amount represents a significant boost in EU aid to the country and will help restore […]

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EU airlifts more humanitarian supplies into Central African Republic

EU airlifts more humanitarian supplies into Central African Republic

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amid the continuing crisis in the Central African Republic, the European Union is again transporting urgently needed humanitarian assistance into the country. Today, a plane ferried 80 tonnes of relief supplies from Nairobi, Kenya into the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, including emergency shelter, blankets and basic household items such as soap and kitchen utensils. […]

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EU airlifts more humanitarian supplies into Central African Republic

EU airlifts more humanitarian supplies into Central African Republic

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amid the continuing crisis in the Central African Republic, the European Union is again transporting urgently needed humanitarian assistance into the country. Today (23 January) a plane ferried 80 tons of relief supplies from Nairobi, Kenya into the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, including emergency shelter, blankets and basic household items such as soap and […]

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European Agenda: 20–24 January

European Agenda: 20–24 January

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

European Agenda is provided by Orpheus Public Affairs European Parliament – Committee Week, Brussels 20-22  January European Parliamentary Week, click here to see the draft programme Monday 20 January European Parliament: AFET will discuss a framework agreement with Switzerland; Indonesia; Balkans; Arms Trade Treaty. DEVE will discuss an end to torture; Syria; South Sudan; Greenland; […]

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