Germany pledges € 30 million support for African Union

December 7, 2009

The official website of the EU and African Union reports that negotiation on Development Cooperation between the African Union (AU) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany were held in Addis Ababa on 18 November 2009.
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UK and France propose climate fund for poor

November 28, 2009

UK PM Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have proposed a multi-billion-dollar fund to help developing nations deal with climate change, reports BBC online.
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Development Aid: Karel De Gucht calls on all EU Member States to ‘work together’ to ensure billions of euros in aid doesn’t get wasted

November 20, 2009

European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid, Karel De Gucht, will today call upon EU Member States to work better together to ensure that more than 3 billion euros of aid can avoid being wasted every year. A European approach to development aid could bring massive ‘savings’, he’ll warn, through more effective management of aid policy, actions and projects – savings which must then be reinvested in better development.

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