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As European Year for Development kicks off, new figures show increased EU citizens’ support for development

As European Year for Development kicks off, new figures show increased EU citizens’ support for development

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today (12 January), EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, presented a new Eurobarometer survey to mark the beginning of the European Year for Development. Figuresshow that the number of people who are in favour of increasing aid has gone up significantly, and Europeans continue to feel very positively about development and co-operation. 67% of […]

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Co-operation agreement reached between Commission and Council of Europe on human rights, democracy and rule of law

Co-operation agreement reached between Commission and Council of Europe on human rights, democracy and rule of law

The European Commission and the 47-nation Council of Europe (CoE) have today (1 April) signed a ‘Statement of Intent’ putting in place a new framework for cooperation in the EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood Regions for the period 2014-2020.  The agreement will enable the two organisations to work together in a more strategic and result-focused manner […]

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EU announces future commitments for development co-operation with Iraq

EU announces future commitments for development co-operation with Iraq

| January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Around €75 million of development support will be made available to Iraq during the period 2014 – 2020,  announced Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs today (20 January) during a meeting with the Iraqi delegation led by Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari. The three proposed main areas of cooperation are: Rule of Law and Human Rights, Capacity Building in primary […]

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Parliament calls for stronger EU focus on ASEAN Community

Parliament calls for stronger EU focus on ASEAN Community

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament today (16 January) adopted with a large majority its first report on the EU’s relations with the ASEAN Community (1). Commenting after the vote, Green draftsman/rapporteur Reinhard Bütikofer said: “Parliament has today highlighted the need for the EU to strengthen its relations with the ASEAN Community. The report calls for the EU to give greater […]

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