Tag: Johannes Hahn

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint statement on the occasion of #InternationalMigrantDay

Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint statement on the occasion of #InternationalMigrantDay

| December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian […]

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#EUTurkey: Commission delivers an additional €110 million under the implementation of EU-Turkey agreement

#EUTurkey: Commission delivers an additional €110 million under the implementation of EU-Turkey agreement

The European Commission announced a new set of projects under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, bringing the Commission’s total support so far through the Facility to €187 million. Today the European Commission is delivering on its commitment to accelerate the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey by announcing a new set of […]

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#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

#Kosovo: Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force on 1 April 2016. The SAA establishes a contractual relationship that entails mutual rights and obligations and covers a wide variety of sectors. It will support the implementation of reforms and will give Kosovo an opportunity to move closer to […]

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#Palestine: EU renews support to Palestinian Authority and Palestinian refugees with first 2016 assistance package

#Palestine: EU renews support to Palestinian Authority and Palestinian refugees with first 2016 assistance package

Today 1 March, the European Commission has approved a 252.5€ million assistance package supporting the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian refugees. It is the first part of the EU’s 2016 annual support package in favour of Palestine [1]. High Representative/ Vice-President Federica Mogherini, said: “The European Union renews its concrete commitment to the Palestinians. Through this package, […]

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#Ukraine: European Parliament vows its support for Ukraine

#Ukraine: European Parliament vows its support for Ukraine

“Cooperation with Ukraine is essential and our solidarity should not be questioned”, said European Parliament President Martin Schulz at the opening of ‘Ukraine week’ on Monday evening (29 February). This 3-day high-level conference is bringing together MEPs, national and Ukrainian MPs to share experience on good parliamentary practice, law-making and representation. The event “demonstrates strong […]

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#RefugeesCrisis EU approves additional 10€ million to help the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia deal with the refugee crisis

#RefugeesCrisis EU approves additional 10€ million to help the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia deal with the refugee crisis

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 15 February an additional 10€ million programme in EU assistance was adopted by the European Commission to help the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia improve its border and migration management systems in the context of the refugee crisis. Migration is by its very nature a regional issue and the EU is ready to extend […]

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#RefugeeCrisis Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Joint Action Plan

#RefugeeCrisis Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Joint Action Plan

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 29 November 2015, at the EU-Turkey summit, Turkey and the EU activated the Joint Action Plan aimed at stepping up cooperation for the support of Syrian refugees under temporary protection and their host communities in Turkey and to strengthen cooperation to prevent irregular migration flows to the EU. The European Commission is publishing a […]

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