EU Commissioner Mimica announces new support for fighting Ebola during visit to Guinea
EU News 489/2014
Brussels, 08 December 2014
EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, has announced €61 million of new support in response to the Ebola crisis in the affected countries of West Africa, during a visit to Guinea. This will include direct support to the governments of Guinea and Liberia to help them cushion the impact of the economic effects of the outbreak, as well as measures to address security issues in affected countries. In addition, existing health and awareness programmes will be refocused to specifically tackle the challenge of Ebola. Commissioner Mimica also launched the overall EU funding for Guinea for the years 2014- 2020.
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File Photo: Visit by Neven Mimica, Member of the EC, to Guinea. Group photo with the employees of the recycling center of plastic waste of Sonfonia during the visit of Neven Mimica. Date: 07/12/2014 Reference: P-026934/00-27 Location: Conakry (C)EU, 2014 URL