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15 Feb 2018 description
report European Commission

The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding.

04 Jul 2017 description
report European Commission

Check against delivery!

Thank you very much Mr President [of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani].

Let me first of all thank our colleague, Christian [Dan Preda] for the work done leading to this report.

Let me also mention, Mr President, that I got used to the night sessions of this plenary – still I do not find it completely normal that we are running more than two hours late. I will be here also tomorrow night – diligently – but still I think that this plenary can work maybe in a more time-efficient manner.

13 Jun 2017 description
report European Commission

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.

28 Mar 2017 description

Addis Ababa, New York, Brussels and Paris, 27 March 2017: The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the International Organisation of La Francophonie continue to follow developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) closely. They express deep concern over the grave situation in the Kasaï provinces, as illustrated by reports that, between 23 and 24 March, about 40 members of the Congolese National Police were killed, during an ambush by the Kamuina Nsapu militia on the road between Tshikapa and Kananga.

13 Dec 2016 description

I. Contexte et méthodologie

Depuis le 12 juillet 2016, le territoire de Nyunzu est marqué par une insécurité et de graves violations de droits humains dues à la résurgence du conflit intercommunautaire entre la population twa (ou pygmée) et bantou (ou luba). Ainsi, d’importants déplacements de population ont été observés vers les territoires voisins. Des tentatives de réconciliation initiées par l’autorité provinciale ont abouti à une accalmie précaire avec quelques avancées significatives.

28 Jun 2016 description
report European Commission

1. Executive Summary

The European Union (EU) decided to establish the African Peace Facility (APF) in December 2003 in order to respond to an African request to support its peace and security agenda based on the recognition that peace is a necessary precondition for sustainable development.

17 Sep 2015 description
report European Commission

Summary: 16 September 2015, Brussels - This factsheet highlights the EU's cooperation with Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda, by giving an overview of each country and their regional context and their achievements in relation to the MDGs. It also gives examples of successful EU projects.

The EU's work in Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda

23 Jun 2015 description
report European Commission

Summary: 23 June 2015, Brussels - Today, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, signed the Central Africa Regional Indicative Programme (RIP) of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for an amount of €350 million for the period 2014-2020.

The signature took place in the presence of Ministers and representatives of the Central African region, the Secretary General of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and the President of the Commission for Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC).

26 May 2015 description

Brussels, 26 May 2015

The challenges facing the Central African Republic (CAR) are so complex and interlinked that only a comprehensive approach focused on security, humanitarian aid, stabilisation and development cooperation will help make a difference. This is the approach of the European Union (EU).

11 Mar 2014 description
report European Commission

La Commission européenne va fournir une aide de survie à une centaine de milliers de personnes victimes de la violence en République centrafricaine (RCA) et contraintes de fuir vers le Tchad, la République démocratique du Congo et le Cameroun.

23 Jul 2013 description
report European Commission

Reference: IP/13/723
Brussels, 23 July 2013

The European Union has just endorsed an initiative worth 25 million euros to combat violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Despite more than a decade of joint efforts from the international community and the Congolese Government, such violence remains commonplace. The European Union is very concerned by the continuing gender-based violence in the DRC and has therefore decided to launch a new programme which is innovative and presents a united front.

26 Apr 2012 description
report European Commission

It is estimated that in 2010 there were 216 million cases of malaria, resulting in 655,000 deaths. 81% of these cases and 91% of deaths happened in Africa. Across the globe, 86% of victims were under 5 years old.

Thanks to the efforts of communities in affected areas and their international partners, malaria deaths have fallen by 25% since the year 2000. As the world’s largest donor of development assistance, the EU is at the forefront of ensuring that this progress continues. In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for example, notable results have been achieved.

10 Mar 2011 description

L'Union européenne (Commission européenne et Etats membres) a contribué pour près de 650 millions Euros d'euros, soit 875 millions USD en 2010 en aide au développement pour la République démocratique du Congo.

La Commission européenne, est un des plus importants bailleurs avec des décaissements effectifs, en forme de dons, de 211 millions EUR (prés de 300 millions dollars US) en 2010 dont 171 millions EUR issus du 9ième, 10ième Fonds européen de développement et 40 millions EUR d'autres ressources de la Commission européenne.

L'aide au développement accordée par la …

10 Mar 2011 description

L'Union européenne vient d'allouer un montant 5,15 millions € pour améliorer l'accès aux soins de santé de qualité et 20,62 € pour la réhabilitation des infrastructures de l'Est de la République démocratique du Congo.

La population du district d'Aru en Province Orientale est la principale bénéficiaire de cet accès aux soins de santé primaires. Les groupes vulnérables sont particulièrement concernés.

10 Mar 2011 description
report European Commission

ACP- EU Water Facility

Component B - Water and Sanitation Infrastructures


In a background of economic recession since 1973, access to potable water and to sustainable water and sanitation services is low, particularly in peri-urban areas, where poverty is the most striking.

Mbuji Mbayi is considered to be the least served city with water and sanitation services in the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa (3% of its 2.2 million inhabitants).

22 Feb 2011 description


Brussels, 22 février 2011

Suite à la décision de la justice militaire en République Démocratique du Congo condamnant neuf personnes à la prison ferme pour viols au Sud-Kivu, le Commissaire européen au Développement, Andris Piebalgs, a déclaré :

"Je prends note de la décision de la justice congolaise qui vient de condamner neuf militaires reconnus coupables de viols d'une soixantaine de femmes début janvier au Sud-Kivu à des peines de prison de 10 à 20 ans.

La question de la lutte contre l'utilisation des violences sexuelles comme arme de guerre fait …

04 Nov 2010 description
report European Commission

Le chef de Délégation de l'Union européenne en République démocratique du Congo, l'ambassadeur Richard Zink, vient de signer 6 nouveaux contrats de subvention dans les secteurs de la sécurité alimentaire et de la relance agricole. Ces subventions sont des dons (non remboursables), comme toutes les aides au développement de l'UE.

Les 6 contrats sont l'aboutissement d'un processus d'appel à propositions compétitif lancé fin 2009. Le montant total des subventions est de 13,427 M€. Les projets débuteront en cette fin 2010 pour une durée de 48 mois.