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#Libya – EU to provide €6 million in humanitarian assistance

#Libya – EU to provide €6 million in humanitarian assistance

| April 5, 2019

As many Libyans continued to be displaced within their country due to conflict, the Commission has announced €6 million in humanitarian aid for 2019. This brings total humanitarian assistance in the country for 2018-2019 to €15m. “The EU stands by the Libyan people who have suffered years of conflict and instability. Our new humanitarian assistance […]

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#Libya – Situation of migrants and rescue operations up for discussion

#Libya – Situation of migrants and rescue operations up for discussion

| November 29, 2018

MEPs seek clarification about rescue operations in the Mediterranean© UNHCR/Giuseppe Carotenuto The situation of migrants in Libya and the conditions under which the Libyan coast guard is conducting rescue operations was debated in the European Parliament on Tuesday (27 November). Civil Liberties Committee MEPs tried to get clarification from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the […]

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Remarks by High Representative/Vice President #FedericaMogherini following the #ForeignAffairsCouncil

Remarks by High Representative/Vice President #FedericaMogherini following the #ForeignAffairsCouncil

| October 17, 2018

“First of all, we had a good discussion with the ministers [of foreign affairs] on Libya, where we saw unity. I have seen that some Ministers already conveyed to you this message of unity in the work that we are doing and that we want to do even more in the weeks and months to come […]

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Tajani: In the absence of a central role for the EU, the future of #Libya will be in the hands of other countries

Tajani: In the absence of a central role for the EU, the future of #Libya will be in the hands of other countries

| September 12, 2018

“The future of Libya is being decided now, and the EU has to play a central role in managing this crisis. If we are not able to carry out this task, we will leave the door open for the ambitions and interests of countries, such as Russia, Egypt or the United Arab Emirates”. With these […]

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MEPs demand urgent EU action on alarming situation for refugees in #Libya

MEPs demand urgent EU action on alarming situation for refugees in #Libya

| September 11, 2018

GUE/NGL is calling on the EU and member states to take urgent action to evacuate refugees and migrants in Libya to safety in the EU and suspend support to the so-called Libyan coast guard. GUE/NGL is seeking to put this issue on the agenda of next week’s European Parliament plenary session and holding an event […]

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#Libya: EU efforts should focus on protecting migrants, MEPs say

#Libya: EU efforts should focus on protecting migrants, MEPs say

| May 31, 2018

Libya needs a government backed by a broad national consensus, said MEPs on Wednesday (30 May), adding that Libyans should decide the future form of their state. In their recommendation on Libya, passed by 486 votes to 150, with 44 abstentions, MEPs call on the EU Council, Commission and External Action Service to: Intensify their […]

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Delivering on commitments: EU to adopt new programmes to protect #migrants and support return and reintegration in #Africa

Delivering on commitments: EU to adopt new programmes to protect #migrants and support return and reintegration in #Africa

| February 27, 2018

On 26 February, the European Union adopted new programmes under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, directly following up on the commitments made by the Joint African Union – European Union – United Nations Task Force to address the migrant situation in Libya. The new programmes complement ongoing efforts of the European Union […]

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