European Union website. As EC President Barroso’s new team starts its term, Andris Piebalgs takes on the significant role of Commissioner for Development within EU foreign policy. He will work closely with the new foreign affairs chief, High Representative Catherine Ashton, and the international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response Commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva. In the challenges ahead, Europe has two main contributions to make: development policy thinking and development aid delivery. To read the full article, click here.