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#EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia

#EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, is in The Gambia today meeting the newly elected President Adama Barrow and his new Government. Commissioner Mimica made the following statement: “The peaceful democratic change in The Gambia is the result of the determination of the Gambian people, as well as the regional and international coordinated efforts of the […]

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#Syria EU contributing to humanitarian convoy for Madaya in Syria

#Syria EU contributing to humanitarian convoy for Madaya in Syria

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU is contributing humanitarian funding to an aid convoy which left yesterday morning (11 January) for Madaya, Syria to assist people in need. The convoy was made up of the UN, the International Committee for the Red Cross, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, and the UNHCR. A total of 49 trucks will deliver emergency […]

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Training vital for new era of patient-centric health care

Training vital for new era of patient-centric health care

By European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan “Health-care professionals cannot be expected to adapt to new ways of approaching patients and coping with new technology unless they are suitably trained”, a high-level conference on personalised medicine heard in Brussels this week.  Delegates were told that it is vital to develop training […]

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European politicians and experts say: ‘People of Donbass, you are not alone!’

European politicians and experts say: ‘People of Donbass, you are not alone!’

At the concluding session of the two-day international forum, ‘Donbass: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’, most European and foreign guests stated that the war in Eastern Ukraine was a “direct result” of last year’s coup d’état in Kiev which had stopped “the normal democratic development of the country”. French MEP Jean-Luc Schaffhauser told a closing news […]

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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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Euromed Summit of economic and social interest groups and institutions in Cyprus: ‘The potential of the Mediterranean region lies in its people’

Euromed Summit of economic and social interest groups and institutions in Cyprus: ‘The potential of the Mediterranean region lies in its people’

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Women and young people must have the chance of receiving a solid education, support to help them succeed as entrepreneurs, and labour conditions that offer them proper social protection. The social economy can offer one possible way for people to get out of poverty, social exclusion and the informal economy. These are some of […]

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2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience

2.2 billion people are poor or near-poor, warns 2014 Human Development Report on vulnerability and resilience

Persistent vulnerability threatens human development. Unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable. This is the core premise of the 2014 Human Development Report, released on 23 July by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Entitled Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, the report provides […]

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