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EU statement on the Parliamentary elections in Fiji

17/09/14 - EU statement on the Parliamentary elections in Fiji pdf

Statement by the Spokesperson on the Parliamentary elections in Fiji:"We welcome the peaceful conduct of the elections and the high turnout, including among young people, many of whom were voting for the first time. The election authorities should administer the election process in full transparency until its completion.The European Union is committed to working closely with the elected government to support the consolidation of democracy in the country."

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

02/09/14 - 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

02/09/14 - 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.