Tag: humanitarian aid

Reinforcing EU efforts to build peace in #Syria

Reinforcing EU efforts to build peace in #Syria

The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have today (15 March) adopted a Joint Communication proposing a forward-looking EU strategy for Syria. The Joint Communication comes at a crucial moment for Syria, as we mark the 6th year of the conflict and with the resumption of […]

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EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for #Ukraine

EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for #Ukraine

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today (20 February) Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit to the country. Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit […]

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#Aid: New aid package means EU is frontrunner in humanitarian support for education in emergencies

#Aid: New aid package means EU is frontrunner in humanitarian support for education in emergencies

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The S&D Group welcomes the European Commission’s decision to adopt a €52 million humanitarian aid package aimed specifically at educational projects for children in emergency situations in 2016. Thanking Commissioner Christos Stylianides for his commitment, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella stated: “On humanitarian aid Europe is the global frontrunner and the S&D Group has been a […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: Meeting of EU heads of state or government with Turkey today

#EuropeanCouncil: Meeting of EU heads of state or government with Turkey today

At the recent European Council of 18-19 February, leaders agreed to organise a special meeting with Turkey. The full and speedy implementation of the EU-Turkey action plan remains a priority, in order to stem migration flows and tackle networks of traffickers and smugglers. On 24 February, President Tusk announced that the meeting with Prime Minister […]

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#Refugees: First meeting of Steering Committee of Facility for Refugees in Turkey

#Refugees: First meeting of Steering Committee of Facility for Refugees in Turkey

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey met in Brussels yesterday 17 February. It was chaired by the European Commission and counted on the participation of all EU member states and Turkey. The first Steering Committee meeting of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey was held in Brussels on 17 February, […]

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#ebola EU welcomes end of Ebola transmissions and will continue to support affected countries

#ebola EU welcomes end of Ebola transmissions and will continue to support affected countries

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The World Health Organization has declared that the Ebola transmissions in West Africa have come to an end for the moment, as Liberia marks today (14 January) 42 days without new Ebola cases – an important landmark that neighbouring Guinea and Sierra Leone crossed last November and December. The largest Ebola epidemic on record has […]

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EU Ambassador Yeliseev looks to create appropriate conditions for Ukraine’s association agreement with Brussels

EU Ambassador Yeliseev looks to create appropriate conditions for Ukraine’s association agreement with Brussels

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ukraine’s EU ambassador says a “key priority” for the coming year should be creating “appropriate conditions” for the effective implementation of trade in part of his country´s association agreement with Brussels. Kostyantyn Yeliseev (pictured) said he wants this to start by 1 January, 2016. Another “challenge” for the coming year is ratification of the agreement […]

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