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Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint statement on the occasion of #InternationalMigrantDay

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint statement on the occasion of #InternationalMigrantDay

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian […]

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#EUAfrica: African Union Commission and European Commission meet to address shared EU-Africa challenges

#EUAfrica: African Union Commission and European Commission meet to address shared EU-Africa challenges

Tomorrow (6 April), the African Union Commission and the European Commission will hold their annual College-to-College meeting in Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa. This is the biggest Africa-EU political meeting of the year. Tomorrow, the African Union Commission and the European Commission will hold their annual College-to-College meeting in Africa’s political capital, Addis Ababa. The […]

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#Sudan:  EU announces development package for Sudan to address irregular migration and forced displacement

#Sudan: EU announces development package for Sudan to address irregular migration and forced displacement

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

During a visit to Sudan on 5 April, Commissioner Neven Mimica discussed increased EU cooperation with Sudan on issues of common interest. He also announced a €100 million Special Measure for the country, to be implemented under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. This Trust Fund was set up last year to tackle instability […]

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#SriLanka: European Commission announces €38 million for new development programmes in Sri Lanka

#SriLanka: European Commission announces €38 million for new development programmes in Sri Lanka

Today the European Commission will co-sign two new support programmes worth €38 million in total in the field of rural development and trade with Sri Lanka, as EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, arrives for a three day visit to the country. Ahead of the visit Commissioner Mimica said: “With this new […]

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#Cuba: European Commission announces additional €10 million of support to Cuba

#Cuba: European Commission announces additional €10 million of support to Cuba

Today (11 March) EU Commissioner for International Development, Neven Mimica, pledged new EU development funding to Cuba on a visit to the country. The funding is part of an overall €50 million in development cooperation funds for Cuba to be provided over the period 2014-2020. Commissioner Mimica said: “The €10 million of new support we […]

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#Health: ONE and Bono welcome EU’s leadership in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

#Health: ONE and Bono welcome EU’s leadership in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

The European Commission will contribute €470 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the period 2017-19. This was announced today (3 March) by International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica. Bono (pictured), lead singer of U2 and co-founder of The ONE Campaign and RED, said: “Twenty-seven just became my favourite […]

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#WildlifeTrafficking: Commission launches Action Plan to crack down on wildlife trafficking

#WildlifeTrafficking: Commission launches Action Plan to crack down on wildlife trafficking

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today 26 February the European Commission adopted an EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking within the EU and to strengthen the EU’s role in the global fight against these illegal activities. The Action Plan is an ambitious blueprint that mobilises all EU diplomatic, trade and development cooperation tools to crack down on what has […]

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