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Monday, 22 October 2018
The climate, the economic crisis and trade are some of the issues South African President Jacob Zuma and Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt will be discussing on Friday when the EU and South Africa meet at summit level. Regional issues such as Zimbabwe can also be found on the agenda.
Wednesday, 09 September 2009
EU Member States must meet their international aid commitments to developing countries, and particularly those disproportionately affected by the economic downturn, said Development Committee MEPs in a debate with two international experts on Thursday. The committee also approved a resolution on the effects of the crisis on developing countries and development co-operation.

The European Commission has earmarked a further €53.475 million, through a series of financing decisions, for expanded humanitarian aid to vulnerable people in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Chad, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Mauritania. The funds are channelled through the Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) under the responsibility of Karel De Gucht, Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid.

 

The Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) is the EU's main instrument for funding research in Europe over the period 2007-2013, with a total budget of over € 50billion in grants to research actors all over Europe and beyond, in order to co-finance research, technological development and demonstration projects. More than 50 calls for proposals have been launched in various areas of research, including Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology, Information and communication technologies, environment...
European Commission has concluded arrangements to spend a total of € 45.5 million on new micro projects programme in nine states of the Niger Delta region, just as the team and that of the Federal government will visit Rivers State to discuss the implementation of the programme.
Tuesday, 08 September 2009

For the first time, EU Commissioner for Science and Research Janez Potočnik will pay an official visit to the African Union and Kenya. From 7 to 9 September, he will hold high-level political meetings and will visit EU-supported research centres in Nairobi (Kenya) and in Addis-Ababa (Ethiopia). This visit takes place in the framework of the Science & Technology Partnership established between the African Union (AU) and the European Union (EU) in December 2007.

Monday, 07 September 2009
Development Committee MEPs questioned Mr De Gucht, Belgium's former foreign minister, on the impact of the financial crisis on developing countries, how the Commission plans to help these countries to combat climate change and his professional experience. "The volume of aid, its effectiveness, its transparency and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)" are among the main challenges for EU development policy, said Mr De Gucht, who was proposed on 17 July to replace Louis Michel, who has himself been elected an MEP.
This Background Note provides the context for a series of decisions that will be taken in the second half of 2009 about the architecture and staffing of the structures of the European Union’s Development Cooperation, and explores possible options. It has been prepared as part of the European Development Cooperation Support Programme (EDCSP). The Background Note sets out possible models for future EU development cooperation, as well as a set of principles for the design of a new European Commission. Series of decisions will be taken in the second half of 2009 about the architecture and staffing of the structures of the European Union’s Development Cooperation.
The European Commission and big member states like France and Germany are planning a crack down on tax havens (while Britain is pretending to). So it might come as a surprise that the EU’s house bank, the European Investment Bank (EIB), is busily lending to companies established in tax havens. Particularly notable is EIB lending for supposed development projects in poor countries.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, the European Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU), on August 24th, committing euro 5.9 million  to a food facility initiative, in keeping with the Government's food security programme. The MoU was signed by Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton; Head of the EC's Delegation to Jamaica, Ambassador Marco Mazzocchi Alemanni; and FAO representative to Jamaica, The Bahamas and Belize, Dr. Dunstan Campbell. The signing took place at the Ministry in Kingston.