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#UfM at #COP22: Driving a shared Mediterranean Agenda for climate action

#UfM at #COP22: Driving a shared Mediterranean Agenda for climate action

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is actively participating in this year’s COP22, designated as the “COP of Action”, to launch specific regional initiatives and projects aimed at helping achieve the Paris Agreement targets in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Union for the Mediterranean and the European Commission will launch the UfM Renewable […]

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#ISSG: Statement of the International #Syria Support Group

#ISSG: Statement of the International #Syria Support Group

Meeting in Vienna on 17 May as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United Nations, […]

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#EuropeanCouncil: ‘We cannot and should not outsource our problems to Turkey,’ says Martin Schulz

#EuropeanCouncil: ‘We cannot and should not outsource our problems to Turkey,’ says Martin Schulz

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Talks with Turkey on dealing with the refugee crisis should not be linked to the country’s efforts to join the EU, warned Martin Schulz in Brussels. The European Parliament president addressed European heads of state and government at the start of the EU summit on 17-18 March dedicated to the migration crisis and economic priorities. […]

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#Syria: European Commission announces €445 million in humanitarian aid

#Syria: European Commission announces €445 million in humanitarian aid

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today the European Commission announces €445 million in humanitarian aid for the Syria crisis in 2016. The support is part of the Commission’s pledge made at the conference ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ held earlier this year in London, where the EU and the Member States pledged over €3 billion to assist the Syrian people […]

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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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#EUexternalborders EU to invest €1 billion in regions along its external borders

#EUexternalborders EU to invest €1 billion in regions along its external borders

The European Commission has adopted a series of cross-border co-operation programmes totalling €1 billion, supporting social and economic development in the regions on both sides of the EU’s external borders. The European Commission has adopted a series of cross-border co-operation programmes totalling €1bn, supporting social and economic development in the regions on both sides of […]

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EU approves disbursement of €80 million to Jordan

EU approves disbursement of €80 million to Jordan

Today (7 August) the European Commission, on behalf of the European Union (EU), adopted the decision necessary for the disbursement of €80 million to Jordan in the form of a loan. This is the second and final tranche of a €180m Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme for the country as adopted by the European Parliament and […]

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