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Commissioner Piebalgs signs Development programmes for 20 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

02/09/2014 - Commissioner Piebalgs signs Development programmes for 20 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

Today, European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and representatives from 20 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, have co-signed the National Indicative Programmes (NIP) under the 11th European Development Fund for the period 2014-2020 in Apia (Samoa), for a total amount of over €330 million.

EU “Walks the Talk” with Solar Grid System at its Samoa Office

02/09/2014 - EU “Walks the Talk” with Solar Grid System at its Samoa Office

The European Union Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs today commissioned a grid solar photovoltaic system at the European Union office in Apia. The EUR37,500 (WST 114,875) system will generate an average of approximately 85 kilowatts per day and cover most if not all, of the office’s energy demand.

02/09/2014 - EU Women's Theatre Discusses Family Violence

Heads of States from around the world got to hear first-hand about the impact of family violence on communities in the Solomon Islands. The EU-funded Stages of Change project uses community theatre to engage women and men in discussions about violence against women and girls; its subtle use of modern physical theatre and traditional Melanesian imagery has won over audiences around the Pacific, enabling communities to engage more openly with what has traditionally been an off-limits subject.

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Building sustainable livelihoods for Pacific people

Building sustainable livelihoods for Pacific people

The European Union, in close cooperation with regional organisations like the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), is funding initiatives that address areas of critical development concern for many Pacific Island nations.

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