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EU response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Mon, 02/03/2015 – 12:00

European Commission – Fact Sheet Brussels, 02 March 2015 West Africa is facing the largest and most complex Ebola epidemic on record. Guinea, Liberia and

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Press Releases: Remarks With Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, and Australian Minister of Defense David Johnston

FOREIGN MINISTER BISHOP: Ladies and gentlemen, today we have welcomed to Sydney and to AUSMIN Secretaries John Kerry and Chuck Hagel, and this is the second AUSMIN meeting that the four principals here have participated in. The United States alliance is the most important security …

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Press Releases: U.S. Engagement in the 2014 ASEAN Regional Forum

On August 10 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Secretary of State John Kerry led the United States’ delegation to the 21st Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), an annual gathering of foreign ministers and senior officials representing 26 countries from Pakistan to the Pacific …

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Fighting forest fires in Europe – how it works

European Commission

MEMO

Brussels, 4 August 2014

Fighting forest fires in Europe – how it works

Every year there are devastating forest fires in Europe, destroying thousands of hectares of forests. The South European countries are at higher risk, but no European country is immune. …

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Speeches: ASEAN and America: Partners for the Future

As Prepared for Delivery

Thank you, Phil. I’m glad to be in San Francisco, and with all of you here at the Commonwealth Club.

You’re here today because you understand the importance of Asia to America. This is especially evident in a Pacific Coast state …

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Donors giving more but needs are greater than ever

DAKAR, 14 July 2014 (IRIN) – Humanitarian funding reached a record US$22 billion in 2013, yet almost a third of needs remained unmet, according to data recently released by the UK-based think tank Global …

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

  • Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall – Deputy Secretary, Department of Energy
  • Jess L. Baily –
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”Post-Haiyan – A Way Forward”

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European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Kristalina GEORGIEVA EU Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response ASEM Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Manila, 5 June 2014 Dear President, Dear Foreign Affairs Secretary, Dear Defense Secretary,….
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€30 million for the Philippines: Commissioner Georgieva returns to Tacloban

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European Commission Press release Brussels, 5 June 2014 The European Commission is giving an additional €30 to the Philippine Government in a further boost to the European Union’s reconstruction assistance in the wake of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan.
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Speech: How can we do better for the world’s hungry: lessons learned from the EU-WFP partnership

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European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Kristalina GEORGIEVA EU Commissioner for international cooperation, humanitarian aid and crisis response Speech: Opening the Executive Board meeting of the World Food Programme Rome, 3 June 2014 It is a great honour to join you
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