Statement by President von der Leyen at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding for the development of the Black Sea Energy submarine cable
I am very glad to be here for this important day, together with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Hungary. This agreement will bring the European Union closer to our partners in the South Caucasus region, and it will help both our regions achieve the clean energy transition.
Exactly three months after President von der Leyen's announcement in her 2022 State of the Union Address, the European Commission and the Government of Ukraine have signed a €100 million support package
The Commission welcomes the Council's adoption of a ninth package of hard-hitting sanctions against Russia for its aggression against Ukraine. This responds to Russia's continued escalation and illegal war against Ukraine, in particular as Russia is deliberately targeting civilians
La Commission verse 500 millions d'euros supplémentaires d'aide macrofinancière exceptionnelle à l'Ukraine
La Commission a versé aujourd'hui la troisième et dernière tranche de 500 millions d'euros au titre de l'opération exceptionnelle d'assistance macrofinancière (AMF) d'un montant de 5 milliards d'euros en faveur de l'Ukraine.
At a time when temperatures across Ukraine have dropped to below zero, Russian attacks have left millions without reliable access to electricity, central heating and water.
We have seen in a very impressive speech by President Zelenskyy and you, Olena, but also in the film and through your words, Denys, that the greatest act of defiance for millions of Ukrainians today is just to go on with their lives.
The Council today approved conclusions on enlargement and stabilisation and association process. The conclusions assess the situation in each of the EU candidates and partners, set out guidelines on reform priorities, and reaffirm the Council’s commitment to the EU’s enlargement policy.
The EU and African partners have launched today two Team Europe Initiatives (TEI) focused on the Atlantic/Western Mediterranean and the Central Mediterranean migratory routes to ensure joint efforts by Member States and the EU addressing the migration challenges that the EU and its partners of North
EU adopts new programmes in support to refugees and border management in Türkiye worth over €1.2 billion
The European Commission has adopted today a €220 million package to improve border control at Türkiye's Eastern border, bringing to €1.235 billion the total EU assistance adopted in 2022 to continue support to refugees in Türkiye -basic needs, assistance for the most vulnerable and socio-economic
Today, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell, Commissioners Olivér Várhelyi and Jutta Urpilainen, as well as Foreign Affairs Ministers of the EU Member States participated in the first Global Gateway Board meeting.
The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen convened the first meeting of the Global Gateway Board today. The meeting highlighted the progress that has been made in the first year of implementation of Global Gateway with the target of mobilising €300 billion of investments by 2027
EU and partners met to discuss implementation and results achieved under the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis – the “Madad Fund”
Today, the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament, Board Members and Observers from 21 EU Member States, United Kingdom, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Türkiye gathered in Brussels for the joint meeting of the 12th Trust Fund Board and the 14th Operational Board
EU-Ukraine Solidarity Lanes: Commission and EBRD join forces to step up transport connectivity between the EU, Ukraine, and Moldova
At a conference with key partners yesterday, the Commission and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) defined infrastructure needs and funding resources to step up transport connectivity between the EU, Ukraine and Moldova as part of the Solidarity Lanes initiative.
Human Rights Day 10 December 2022: Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union
10 December is Human Rights Day which marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This day serves as an opportunity to recall that human rights are universal, indivisible, inalienable, interdependent and interrelated.
The European Commission has adopted a new assistance programme worth €25 million to further support the people of Belarus, following the brutal response of the regime to the protests against the fraudulent elections of August 2020.
Russia continues to bring death and devastation to Ukraine. It is deliberately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure, seeking to paralyse the country at the beginning of the winter. We stand by Ukraine and we are making Russia pay for its cruelty.
The EU, PA and business community held the first ever EU – Palestine Business Forum and signed investment agreements worth over EUR 80 million
The European Union Representative Sven Kühn von Burgsdorff together with Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh and the Minister of National Economy H.E. Khaled al Ossaily opened for the very first time a joint Business Forum on the margins of the 4th official meeting of the EU
Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel and Prime Minister Rama following the EU-Western Balkans Summit
It is a fantastic experience to be here, and you are outstanding hosts. We will, I think, never forget this family photo and this fantastic performance – tradition, classics and the future, the modern part.
Starting today, the Commission is opening applications for the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2023. Following the successful last two editions that received over 3,000 entries from all EU Member States, the 2023 competition will reward 15 exemplary initiatives linking sustainability, aesthetics, and
Significant reduction of data roaming prices between Western Balkans and EU to start as of 1 October 2023
At the EU-Western Balkans Summit held in Tirana today, the telecommunications operators from the European Union (EU) and the Western Balkans signed a Roaming Declaration enabling the reduction of the roaming charges between the EU and the Western Balkans as of 1 October 2023.