Tag: Palestine

Sustainable development goals in #Palestine

Sustainable development goals in #Palestine

| July 6, 2019

A delegation of local and regional authorities in the EU and the Mediterranean has called for more political action to implement the United Nations’ sustainable development in Palestine, writes Mass Mboup. The call came at a meeting of the executive board of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) on 30 June, hosted by the […]

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Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

| June 13, 2019

The Dushanbe Summit, to be held in the Tajikistan capital on June 15th, is a continuation of the efforts of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which numbers 27 members states. The summit will bring together high-level delegations who are expected to adopt an ambitious document, Dushanbe Declaration, which will cover all […]

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#IsraelPalestine – ‘The two-state solution cannot be substituted by endless technical and financial assistance’ Mogherini

#IsraelPalestine – ‘The two-state solution cannot be substituted by endless technical and financial assistance’ Mogherini

| May 1, 2019

The EU’s High Representative and Vice-President (HRVP) Federica Mogherini held a joint press conference with Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, Foreign Minister of Norway, ahead of today’s (30 April) meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) – the body that serves as the principal policy-level coordination mechanism for development assistance to the occupied Palestinian territory […]

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#Palestine – ‘The EU is a serious player, it could reactivate The Quartet’ says Mansour

#Palestine – ‘The EU is a serious player, it could reactivate The Quartet’ says Mansour

| March 7, 2019

The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People visited Brussels on 6 March to meet with European Union officials and parliamentarians. Delegates described the meetings as “very productive”, writes Catherine Feore. The visit aimed to reinvigorate regional and national action in Europe and breathe new life into the […]

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#Unrwa – MEPs debate US decision to cut funding for UN agency for Palestinian refugees

#Unrwa – MEPs debate US decision to cut funding for UN agency for Palestinian refugees

| October 8, 2018

The US decision to cut funding for Unrwa was debated by MEPs on 2 October. Photo by EU-ECHO on Flickr CC/BY/NC/ND  The recent US decision to end all funding for Unrwa, the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees, was widely condemned in a debate in Parliament last week. Describing it as “irredeemably flawed”, the United States […]

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EU proposes additional €40 million for #Palestine refugees to keep schools and health clinics open

EU proposes additional €40 million for #Palestine refugees to keep schools and health clinics open

| October 2, 2018

The European Commission has proposed additional support for UNRWA to allow the agency to keep providing access to education for 500,000 Palestine refugee children, primary health care for more than 3.5 million patients and assistance to more than 250,000 vulnerable Palestine refugees. During the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the […]

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EU supports activities of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in Near East (#UNRWA) with €82 million

EU supports activities of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in Near East (#UNRWA) with €82 million

| March 19, 2018

The European Union has made available €82 million for the 2018 operating budget of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This funding will provide access to education for 500,000 children, primary health care for more than 3.5 million patients and assistance to over 250,000 vulnerable refugees. […]

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