About: Andris Piebalgs

Vicky Cann, Corporate Europe Observatory
Public Affairs 21-01-2015

Old Commissioners, new revolving doors

Only three months after the Barroso II Commission left office, some prominent members have already made moves in their professional careers which are putting to test the EU executive’s policy on revolving doors, writes Vicky Cann.
Development Policy 25-09-2014

No, development has not fallen off the EU’s radar

Alexandre Polack, Commission spokesperson for development, replies to an opinion article by Joren Verschaeve, a PhD student at Ghent University, who claims that the Commissioner nominations for Development and for Humanitarian aid indicate that those portfolios are not seen as important.
Yvonne Chaka Chaka
Development Policy 30-04-2014

Health for all : Another chance for EU-Africa leaders

The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Africa calls on European institutions to live up to their leadership role in development cooperation, by providing predictable and long-term funding for vaccination of the poorest children.
Commissioner Andris Piebalgs in front of sign 'EuropeAid' [European Commission]
Development Policy 14-04-2014

Why we should stop talking about ‘European’ development aid

The EU commission is keen to mention that the EU "is to be the world’s largest donor" of development aid. But a recent study indicates that it makes little sense to talk about 'European' development financing, its researchers write.

EU energy policy: Towards a third industrial revolution

"Within a single generation, we can give Europe a truly sustainable energy system," writes EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs in a February paper for the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.
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