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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The European Commission has given 265 million Euro to divide between 19 vulnerable  African, Caribbean, and Pacific (ACP) countries. These funds are to help the countries survive the global financial crisis in 2010.

Friday, 18 October 2013

The European Union (EU) has recently provided 951 million Jamaican dollars in budgetary support to help the Jamaican government deal with the effects of natural disasters. In addition the EU pledged 2.6 billion Jamaican dollars to support health care funding to Jamaica.

The European Union (EU) has recently contributed 3.2 million Euro as a direct budget support to the Commonwealth of Dominica as part of a 8.46 million Euro plan. This plan will be carried out over the course of three installments as part of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Multi-Sector General Budget Support Programme that was put into place in mid-2012.

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Delegates, high legal officials of African, Caribbean, and Pacific countries (ACP), are beginning a series of meetings and conferences this autumn. The purpose of these upcoming meetings is to define the future outlooks of the ACP group and its relationship with the European Union (EU).

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

A group of Members of the European Parliament (EP) and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have issued a call for gender, economy and ecology perspectives to be included in the UN's new sustainable development goals (SDGs). They said that analysis and recommendations from the perspective of civil-society environmental and women's rights organizations should be taken into account by the governments and UN agencies which are preparing their priorities for a framework of goals and targets for development following the Rio+20 summit in June 2012, as well as the post-2015 follow-up of the millennium development goals.

Monday, 07 October 2013

EU officials have admitted for the first time that member state donations to the developing countries can simultaneously count towards meeting climate change obligations and development commitments, such as providing 0.7% of gross income for overseas aid.

Thursday, 03 October 2013

The European Union has promised 46 million Euros in budget support to Tanzania for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, Tanzania's Daily News reported on 26th August 2013. These funds will help to support the government of Tanzania to reduce poverty and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).

Sunday, 29 September 2013

The Africa Governance Institute (AGI) urges to break radically with the practice of having an agenda defined by the European Union (EU) and imposed to Africa. It claims that the two partners should instead consult each other to reach a common agenda, taking into account their respective priorities and interests.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

200 mayors from around the world signed the Fair Trade Beyond 2015 Declaration in preparation for the United Nation’s event on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The declaration is apart of the Fair Trade campaign to create a new sustainable development framework after 2015 that will incorporate Fair Trade values.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

NGOs claim that European Union (EU) firms deprive economically struggling countries by dodging taxes. Concord, a group of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), stated that the tax revenues that are being withheld from these poorer countries add up to about $100 billion, due to the lack of appropriate EU policies.