Posts Tagged:development

Africa and Europe facing ‘common challenges’

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma reflects on her first EU-Africa summit as chair of the African Union commission. Kayleigh Rose Lewis reports.

Commission to launch new aid data web tool

The European commission is to launch a new web tool which will allow users to access data on the EU’s humanitarian aid around the world.

Europe ‘leadership’ in climate change is ‘essential’, says UN head

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has called on European leaders to reach a decision on a climate package ‘as soon as possible’.

More to do in global fight against malaria says UN chief

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has told policymakers and stakeholders that “health is the greatest wealth” during a Roll back malaria event in Brussels.

Interview with European commissioner Kristalina Georgieva

European international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response commissioner Kristalina Georgieva speaks to the Parliament Magazine on humanitarian efforts in Syria, the crisis Central Africa and how the EU has improved its aid effectiveness.

2015 declared European year for development

MEPs have voted to establish 2015 as the European year for development with the motto “our world, our dignity, our future”.

MEP calls for G8 pledge on ending extreme poverty

Irish MEP Gay Mitchell has urged the G8 to agree to end extreme poverty by 2030.

Donors pledge €3.25bn for Mali development

An international donor conference in Brussels has seen public pledges of €3.25bn to support the development and reconstruction of Mali.

Commission and parliament call for overarching sustainable development goals

Senior MEP Gay Mitchell and environment commissioner Janez Potocnik have both expressed the need for an overarching framework in developing sustainable development goals (SDGs).

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