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#Gaza – Disastrous blockade means more than one million people in Gaza may not have enough food by June

#Gaza – Disastrous blockade means more than one million people in Gaza may not have enough food by June

| May 13, 2019

Palestine refugee children near an UNRWA emergency food assistance distribution centre. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Shareef Sarhan UNRWA, the United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and mandated to provide assistance and protection to some 5.4 million Palestine refugees, is struggling to continue providing food to more than 1 million Palestine […]

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S&D president calls for avoiding further loss of life in #Gaza

S&D president calls for avoiding further loss of life in #Gaza

| May 16, 2018

The S&D Group calls for an immediate end to violence and condemns the loss of Palestinian lives in the Gaza Strip. About 60 Palestinians were killed and more than two thousands injured amid clashes with Israeli forces on the Gaza border on 14 May. S&D Group President Udo Bullmann said: “This marks another tragic chapter […]

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Trump’s Jerusalem move and Israel’s Gaza massacre flout international law and human rights say GUE/NGL

Trump’s Jerusalem move and Israel’s Gaza massacre flout international law and human rights say GUE/NGL

| May 15, 2018

GUE/NGL strongly condemns President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, thus legitimizing Israel’s apartheid policies against Palestinian Jerusalemites. Trump’s decision undermines the perspective of the two-state solution and the peace process. It shows blatant disregard for international law, the UN charter, and UN Security Council resolution.  East Jerusalem is occupied territory and the status […]

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#HumanRights: Breaches in #Gaza, #Philippines and #Belarus

#HumanRights: Breaches in #Gaza, #Philippines and #Belarus

| April 25, 2018

MEPs call for de-escalation of violence in Gaza, an end to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines and protection of civil and political rights in Belarus. Gaza Strip: Prevent any further escalation of violence MEPs urge Israel and Palestine to use non-violent means and respect human rights, in order to prevent further deaths and achieve a […]

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EU launches international coalition to supply 2 million people with safe drinking water in #Gaza

EU launches international coalition to supply 2 million people with safe drinking water in #Gaza

| March 21, 2018

On 20 March, the EU hosted in Brussels the Donors’ Conference for the Gaza Desalination Central Station Project and associated work. The conference, co-chaired by the EU and the Palestinian Authority, mobilized €456 million in financial support for the largest infrastructure project in the Gaza Strip. The objective of the project is to provide a […]

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New assistance package for #Palestine: EU strongly committed to support socio-economic revival of #East-Jerusalem

New assistance package for #Palestine: EU strongly committed to support socio-economic revival of #East-Jerusalem

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The EU will fund projects to increase the resilience of locals and support the Palestinian presence in the city, through targeted measures benefiting young people and the private sector. The European Commission has adopted a new €42.5 million assistance package benefiting Palestinians, including substantial support in East Jerusalem. European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner […]

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Budgets committee chairman visits EU-funded projects in #Gaza

Budgets committee chairman visits EU-funded projects in #Gaza

Jean Arthuis MEP (ALDE, FR) (pictured), chairman of the Committee on Budgets, travelled on Tuesday (19 July) to the Gaza Strip. He visited EU-funded projects aimed at promoting sustainable economic development and empowerment of women as well as infrastructure projects in the water sector, such as the North Gaza Emergency Sewage Treatment Plant NGEST and […]

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