Commission announces €175m funding for vaccines and immunisation programmes

A syringe being squirted

European commission president José Manuel Barroso has announced that the EU is to double its funding for vaccines and immunisation programmes to €25m per year for 2014-2020.

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Africa and Europe facing ‘common challenges’

African Union commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

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

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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.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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