Tag: Aid

#StateAid – Commission opens in-depth investigation into #Lithuania electricity strategic reserve measure

#StateAid – Commission opens in-depth investigation into #Lithuania electricity strategic reserve measure

| June 5, 2019

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Lithuanian support to energy company AB Lietuvos Energija in the context of a strategic reserve measure may have unduly favoured the company and distorted competition in the Single Market, in breach of EU state aid rules. The Commission’s investigation concerns an electricity strategic reserve measure, which […]

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EU Trust Fund for Africa adopts €90 million programme on protection of #migrants

EU Trust Fund for Africa adopts €90 million programme on protection of #migrants

Following up on the Joint Communication on the Central Mediterranean Route and the Malta Declaration, the EU Trust Fund for Africa upon proposal from the European Commission, adopted today (12 April) a €90 million programme to step up the protection of migrants and reinforce migration management in Libya. Today, the EU Emergency Trust Fund for […]

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EU Official #Development Assistance reaches highest level ever

EU Official #Development Assistance reaches highest level ever

New figures confirm that the European Union and its member states have consolidated their place as the world’s leading aid donor in 2016. Preliminary OECD figures show that Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided by the EU and its member states has reached €75.5 billion in 2016. This constitutes an 11% increase compared to 2015 levels. […]

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EU releases humanitarian assistance to #Africa as needs grow

EU releases humanitarian assistance to #Africa as needs grow

The EU aid of €47 million will help respond to the needs of the most vulnerable in the Great Lakes as well as in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance to help people in need in the Great Lakes and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean regions, who continue […]

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#EUAid: Commission places ‘Task Force for Turkish Cypriot Community’ under direct management of President Juncker and Vice-President Dombrovskis

#EUAid: Commission places ‘Task Force for Turkish Cypriot Community’ under direct management of President Juncker and Vice-President Dombrovskis

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today 17 February the European Commission has decided to transfer the ‘Task Force for the Turkish Cypriot Community’, the Commission’s team in charge of the application of the EU Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot Community and of assisting the Turkish Cypriot to prepare for the reunification of Cyprus, to the Secretariat General’s Structural Reform […]

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Fair trials: MEPs strengthen EU-wide standards for legal aid

Fair trials: MEPs strengthen EU-wide standards for legal aid

People who are suspected or accused of a crime, or are named in a European Arrest Warrant, but cannot afford a lawyer or court proceedings, should have access to EU member state funding and assistance for both “provisional” and “ordinary” legal aid, say Civil Liberties MEPs in amendments, voted on Wednesday, to a proposed EU […]

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European Union’s co-operation with Africa on migration

European Union’s co-operation with Africa on migration

Questions and Answers: Facts and Figures on co-operation with Africa. How does the EU cooperate with Africa on migration? On the basis of its Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM) – the overarching framework of the EU external migration and asylum policy – the EU is running a broad dialogue with countries on the […]

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