The EU will invest an additional €125 million to strengthen health systems, in particular to help extend universal health coverage, through a partnership program with the World Health Organisation (WHO), signed today by Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros.
Today, the Commission adopted a new EU Global Health Strategy to improve global health security and deliver better health for all in a changing world. With the Strategy, the EU deepens its leadership and reasserts its responsibility for tackling key global challenges and health inequalities head-on.
COP15: the European Union and the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States call for an ambitious global agreement
At the United Nations Biodiversity Conference COP15 meeting in Montréal, from 7 to 19 December the European Union and the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS) will support the adoption of an ambitious, comprehensive and transformative post-2020 global biodiversity framework
As part of the Team Europe initiative on manufacturing and access to vaccines, medicines and health technologies in Africa Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen has signed a letter of intent with African Union Development Agency – NEPAD to contribute to the two main African institutions for public health.
9 months after Summit: European Union and African Union Commissions take stock of the implementation of the February Summit commitments
Today, African Union and European Union Commissions engaged on their strategic partnership and reviewed progress in the implementation of the joint commitments taken at the 6th EU-AU Summit in February 2022.
Global Gateway: First section of modernised 560km highway along the strategic Northern Corridor, inaugurated in Kenya, will boost trade in East Africa
Today, in Mombasa, Kenya and the European Union in the presence of Kenyan President William Ruto inaugurated the first section of an upgraded 560km highway along the Northern corridor, East Africa's busiest trade and transport route.
Global Gateway: Team Europe launches two initiatives in Central Asia on energy and on digital connectivity
Today, High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell co-hosted the EU-Central Asia Connectivity Conference for Sustainable Development in Samarkand where he announced the launch of two EU Global Gateway flagship initiatives on Water, Energy and Climate, and on Digital Connectivity.
COP27: Team Europe steps up support for climate change adaptation and resilience in Africa under Global Gateway
Today at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, the EU and the African Union announced a new Team Europe Initiative on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Africa as part of the EU-Africa Global Gateway Investment Package.
The EU and International Partners launch ground-breaking Just Energy Transition Partnership with Indonesia
Today, President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on behalf of the EU, and leaders of the International Partners Group, co-led by the United States and Japan launched a Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) with Indonesia.
Decarbonising international shipping: At COP 27, European Commission provides additional €10 million
In the margins of COP27, the European Commission today announced an additional €10 million for a project to reduce international shipping’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.