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European Union helps Samoa fight measles outbreak

Friday, 6 December 2019, 10:19 am | European Commission

Following a request for assistance from the World Health Organisation, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to tackle the serious measles outbreak in Samoa. Through this mechanism, two emergency medical teams from France and Norway ... More >>

Ministers approve EU ratification of Paris Agreement

Saturday, 1 October 2016, 12:18 pm | European Commission

In a historic move, EU ministers yesterday (30th September) approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union. The decision was reached at an extraordinary meeting of the Environment Council in Brussels. This decision brings the Paris Agreement ... More >>

Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13bn

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 10:12 am | European Commission

European Commission - Press release State aid: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion More >>

Kristalina Georgieva statement on World Humanitarian Day '14

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:31 pm | European Commission

World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad in 2003 which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello. More >>

ACP States Assured of their Importance to the EU Market

Monday, 14 October 2013, 12:50 pm | European Commission

Ministers from sugar producing nations in the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group were today assured of the importance of their countries’ contribution to the European Union (EU) sugar market, with sugar imports from ACP states comprising ... More >>

March 2011 European Commission's 2050 climate roadmap

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 9:28 am | European Commission

On 8 March, the European Commission is expected to publish its analysis, Moving to a Low Carbon Economy in 2050, exploring how best to achieve Europe's 80-95 percent emission reduction goal. More >>

EU Strengthening Action in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Monday, 2 November 2009, 5:35 pm | European Commission

With a plan for consolidated and strengthened action, the European Union stands ready to take on the complex challenges in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Concerted support from the international community is needed now more than ever. “With a new government ... More >>

Europe 1989-2009: Conferece Tour 29 Oct- 4 Nov.

Monday, 2 November 2009, 5:30 pm | European Commission

A series of events is taking place across New Zealand in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the end of the Berlin Wall and Communist rule in Europe, as well as the 5th anniversary of the EU's enlargement to Central and Eastern Europe, Cyprus ... More >>

Journey to become a Diplomat - Cape to Cairo

Friday, 2 October 2009, 2:11 pm | European Commission

Mr. George Cunningham, Charge d'Affaires a.i., Delegation of the European Commission to New Zealand, will talk about his incredible 27-month walk across Africa. More >>

Commission announces funding for tsunami victims

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 2:25 pm | European Commission

The European Commission's humanitarian department is providing 150,000 euros in fast-track emergency relief following the tsunami in the Pacific islands region. This initial funding will be disbursed to the International Red Cross Federation ... More >>

Fast-track humanitarian funding for tsnami victims

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 1:04 pm | European Commission

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European Commission to meet NZ and Australia

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 5:02 pm | European Commission

The European Commission will be having talks with New Zealand and Australia on practical cooperation in the Pacific on Tuesday, 6 October. The EU is fielding a large delegation that will be headed up by the European Commission's Director for Development and ... More >>

Developing the effectiveness of Pacific Island Cou

Tuesday, 11 August 2009, 5:08 pm | European Commission

The 40th Pacific Islands Forum has taken place in a time of global turmoil and change. The global economic crisis and the fast growing impact of climate change have set the context of the Meeting. The inherent vulnerability of the Pacific Island Countries ... More >>

European Parliament Elections 2009

Saturday, 13 June 2009, 12:40 pm | European Commission

Voters across Europe  - and EU citizens living outside Europe who registered to vote, including in New Zealand - have delivered gains for the centre-right with the Socialists losing ground. Results suggest that the centre-right European People's ... More >>

European Parliament Results and What Happens Next

Thursday, 11 June 2009, 12:36 pm | European Commission

Voters across Europe have delivered gains for the centre-right with the Socialists losing ground. Results suggest that the centre-right European People's party will retain their position as the largest group in the European Parliament. More >>

European Union Pledges Over F$2m

Monday, 26 January 2009, 4:59 pm | European Commission

Suva, Fiji (January 26, 2009) ─ The European Union (EU) today gave over F$2 million in development assistance to the country in support of Fiji’s rehabilitation efforts following the recent floods. The Head of the European Commission (EC) Delegation ... More >>

EC: Statement by Jose Manuel Barroso

Monday, 15 December 2008, 3:36 pm | European Commission

The EU's political agreement on climate change and energy is of momentous importance. The leaders of Europe's 27 Member States have agreed to work together to transform Europe into a low-carbon economy. To make a real difference to energy security in ... More >>

The PIF and the EU Unite Against Climate Change

Wednesday, 26 November 2008, 11:49 am | European Commission

The Pacific Island Forum and the EU have endorsed a joint Declaration on climate change that outline their common concerns for global warming and their common interest for an ambitious post Kyoto international agreement. More >>

The PIF and the EU Unite Against Climate Change

Thursday, 20 November 2008, 9:34 am | European Commission

The Pacific Island Forum and the EU have endorsed a joint Declaration on climate change that outline their common concerns for global warming and their common interest for an ambitious post Kyoto international agreement. More >>

European Commission Congratulates John Key

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 9:11 am | European Commission

Message from Mr José Manuel Durao Barroso, President of the European Commission to Mr John Key, Prime Minister-elect of New Zealand More >>

 

 

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