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19 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Federica **Mogherini**, High Representative/ Vice-President, Johannes **Hahn**, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven **Mimica**, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos **Stylianides**, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Věra **Jourová**, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, made the following statement:

14 Jun 2017 description
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The High Representative Mogherini met today, at their request, FARC representatives participating in the annual global retreat of the Oslo Forum in Norway. The HRVP reiterated the EU's firm political and financial commitment and support for the implementation of the Colombian Peace Agreement, which is not only critical to restore peace in Colombia after decades of conflict but is also an example for the entire world showing that reconciliation can be achieved trough dialogue.

13 Jun 2017 description
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Marking the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June, High Representative Federica Mogherini issued together with her fellow Commissioners responsible for development, humanitarian aid and crisis management, migration, justice and gender equality as well as employment and social affairs a joint statement reaffirming the EU's commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development's target to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.

08 Feb 2017 description
report European Commission

El siguiente es el texto de la declaración de la portavoz de la Alta Representante de la Unión Europea y Vicepresidenta de la Comisión Europea, Federica Mogherini, sobre el establecimiento de la mesa de diálogos de paz entre el Gobierno de Colombia y el ELN este 7 de febrero en Quito.

12 Dec 2016 description
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Fact Sheet European Union's peace building support of almost €600 Million for Colombia

Brussels, 12 December 2016

As Colombia is overcoming more than five decades of war, the European Union continues its unwavering support to the countries' peace building efforts, by mobilising an overall support package of almost €600 million.

This package consists of short and medium term measures in the form of loans, technical assistance and grants.

12 Dec 2016 description
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Bruselas, 12 de diciembre de 2016

Aunque Colombia ya está superando más de cinco décadas de guerra, la Unión Europea sigue apoyando firmemente los esfuerzos del país para consolidar la paz mediante la movilización de un paquete de ayuda de casi 600 millones EUR.

Este paquete consiste en medidas a corto y medio plazo en forma de préstamos, asistencia técnica y subvenciones.

26 Sep 2016 description
report European Commission

Comunicado de la Alta Representante y Vicepresidenta de la Comisión Europea tras la firma del Acuerdo de Paz entre el Gobierno de Colombia y las FARC en Cartagena de Indias

26 Sep 2016 description
report European Commission

Statement by the HR/VP on the occasion of the signing of the Peace Agreement between the government of Colombia and the FARC in Cartagena de Indias

The signature of the peace agreement today in Colombia is good news not only for the country and for the people of Colombia, but for the whole world. Today Colombia has the courage to turn the page after a 50-year long conflict, and shows to the entire world that peace is possible and can become reality, with leadership and determination. Colombia today is sending a message of hope to the rest of the globe.

03 Dec 2015 description
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Bruxelles, le 2 décembre 2015. Le phénomène actuel devrait être le plus fort jamais observé, dépassant celui de 1997/1998.

L’Union européenne a annoncé aujourd’hui une contribution de 125 millions d’euros pour financer des mesures d’urgence dans les pays touchés par le phénomène météorologique extrême «El Niño» en Afrique, dans les Caraïbes, en Amérique centrale et en Amérique du Sud. Le phénomène actuel devrait être le plus fort jamais observé, dépassant celui de 1997/1998.

02 Dec 2015 description
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Brussels, 2 December 2015

The current El Niño is expected to be the strongest on record, surpassing the 1997/1998 El Niño. The European Union is today announcing a contribution of €125 million to finance emergency actions in countries affected by the extreme weather phenomenon ‘El Niño’ in Africa, the Caribbean, Central and South America.

25 Mar 2014 description
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El Comisario Europeo de Desarrollo, Andris Piebalgs, anunciará hoy una nueva ayuda de la UE por un importe de 2 500 millones EUR para América Latina en el período 2014‑2020 (incluida financiación para programas regionales y para dotaciones bilaterales a los países subvencionables).

28 Oct 2011 description

Brussels, 28 October 2011 - European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will visit Colombia between 31 October and 3 November to take stock of the results achieved in EU-funded cooperation programmes, notably in the peace ,security and rural development sectors. He will also discuss the future of EU-Colombian cooperation with the national authorities.

28 Oct 2011 description

MEMO/11/743

During his visit to Colombia between 31 October and 3 November, European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will visit key projects to assess results on the ground and progress of EU – Colombia cooperation.

21 Oct 2009 description

Today the European Commission adopted proposals to amend two existing legislative instruments of the Common European Asylum System: the Directive on qualification and status of persons in need of international protection and the Directive on asylum procedures.

These amendments follow the proposals presented by the Commission in December 2008 and in 2009 to implement the Hague Programme and the Policy Plan on Asylum 1 : the Directive on reception conditions for asylum-seekers, the Dublin Regulation, the Eurodac Regulation, the European Asylum Support Office Regulation and the joint EU …

21 Oct 2009 description

La Commission européenne a adopté aujourd'hui des propositions modifiant deux instruments législatifs existants concernant le régime d'asile européen commun: la directive sur les conditions que doivent remplir les personnes ayant besoin d'une protection internationale et le contenu de cette protection et la directive sur les procédures d'asile.

Ces modifications font suite aux propositions présentées par la Commission en décembre 2008 et en 2009 en vue de mettre en œuvre le programme de La Haye et le plan d'action en matière d'asile 1 : la directive sur les …

21 Oct 2009 description

Why is it necessary to have Community rules for the qualification and status of beneficiaries of international protection as well as common procedural rules for granting and withdrawing it?

The Treaty establishing the European Community specifically requested the Council to adopt standards for the qualification and status of persons who need international protection and the content of the protection granted. This would be an integral part of the Common European Asylum System called for by the EU Heads of State and Government meeting in Tampere in 1999.

30 Sep 2009 description

IP/09/1385

Brussels, 30 September 2009

Today the Commission will present a renewed policy designed to strengthen the EU-Latin America strategic partnership. With its Communication « EU-Latin America: Global Players in Partnership » the Commission assesses the state of play of the bi-regional relationship and outlines the targets and objectives for the coming years.

30 Sep 2009 description

IP/09/ 1385

Bruselas, 30 de septiembre de 2009

La Comisión presentará hoy una nueva política concebida para consolidar la asociación estratégica entre la UE y América Latina. En su Comunicación «UE - América Latina: Una asociación de actores globales» la Comisión eval=FAa la situación de la relación birregional y resume los objetivos para los próximos años.

09 Jul 2009 description

INTRODUCTION

This report is submitted to the European Parliament and the Council in compliance with the reporting requirement set out in Article 23 of Regulation (EC) N=B01717/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council of 15 November 2006 establishing an Instrument for Stability (the IfS Regulation). This article states:

'The Commission shall examine progress achieved in implementing the measures undertaken pursuant to this Regulation and shall submit to the European Parliament and the Council an annual report on the implementation of the assistance.