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15/04/2013

Turning the Millennium Development Goals into Millennium Development Achievements

The UN conference on the Millennium Development Goals, which took place on 29/06/2010 and gathered Ministers of Development and Foreign Affairs debating ahead of the UN High Level Summit on MDGs due to take place in September. EU...
15/04/2013

Joint Declaration by the African Union and the European Union on the United Nations...

On June 26, the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the African Union and the European Union reaffirm their commitment to the global eradication of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or...
15/04/2013

Experts meet to discuss energy

Energy was on the agenda as delegates from Africa and Europe met for a restricted Joint Experts Group (mini-JEG) meeting on 9-10 June in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Topics discussed included renewable energy, the planned High-Level Meeting and...
15/04/2013

Reporting on Climate Change

Whether you believe in it or not, the world has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent decades due to climate change. The topic has attracted numerous articles, commentaries, conferences and even an Oscar-winning documentary....
15/04/2013

Mauritania - the international community has pledged a potential commitment of more than...

On 23/06/2010 the European Commission together with the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other international donors welcomed Mauritania's renewed commitments for good governance and reconfirmed support to...
15/04/2013

World Marks Refugee Day

The theme of this year’s World Refugee Day, ‘home’, sought to underline the vulnerability of all those who have had to flee from their home and country. The chairperson of the African Union, Bingu wa Mutharika, said that World Refugee Day...
15/04/2013

Commissioner Oettinger involved in integration of Maghreb electricity markets

The ministers responsible for energy in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia met with Commissioner Oettinger on 20 June 2010 in Algiers to accelerate the Maghreb electricity market integration process, the first step towards full integration of...
15/04/2013

EU agrees on MDG goals

European leaders met in Brussels for their biannual meeting to discuss, among other things, the EU’s position on the upcoming Millennium Development Goals conference in New York this September. The European Council, made up of the leaders...
15/04/2013

Training for Safer Food in Africa

African food hygiene experts are meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi from 14-18 June to participate in a regional workshop on food hygiene inspection. The event has been organised by Better Training for Safer Food Africa (BTSF), a European...
15/04/2013

13th EU-AU Ministerial Troika confirms commitment to Partnership

The 13th EU-AU Ministerial Troika took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 14 October 2009, under the joint chairmanship of Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, Gunilla Carlsson (current President of the Council of...