Stand with Ukraine: Commission awards €5.5 million to ensure safe homes for people fleeing Russian aggression against Ukraine
In the margins of the High Level Forum on legal pathways to protection, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson announced the decision to award €5.5 million to a project managed by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
The Commission presented today different options to Member States to make sure that Russia is held accountable for the atrocities and crimes committed during the war in Ukraine.
Thank you, dear Volodymyr, for convening us on this very important day. This meeting falls on the Holodomor memorial day – when 90 years ago, hunger was used as a weapon by the Soviet Union against the Ukrainian people.
Commissioner Várhelyi visits Bosnia and Herzegovina to discuss EU reform priorities, migration and energy security
EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi is travelling to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 28 to 29 November 2022 to discuss EU reform priorities and discuss wider cooperation in key areas, in particular on migration.
I expressed to President Zelenskyy the EU's full solidarity with Ukraine as it suffers at the hands of Putin's deliberate and barbaric bombing of the country's civilian infrastructure.
Le haut représentant Borrell et le commissaire Várhelyi à Barcelone pour le Forum régional de l'UpM et la réunion ministérielle UE-Voisinage méridional
Aujourd'hui, le haut représentant/vice-président Josep Borrell et le commissaire chargé de la politique de voisinage et de l'élargissement, Olivér Várhelyi, sont à Barcelone pour participer au 7e Forum régional de l'Union pour la Méditerranée (UpM) et à la 4e réunion ministérielle entre l'Union
Today, in the margins of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Forum and the EU-Southern Neighbourhood Ministerial meeting, the European Commission signed an agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for a €40 million EU grant to support high-speed fibre-optic connection
Violence Against Women: The European Union establishes an EU-wide helpline number and calls to end violence against women worldwide
Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, the European Commission and High Representative/Vice President, Josep Borrell issued the following statement
The European Commission’s institution building instruments TAIEX and Twinning are powerful and unique instruments to promote EU public sector expertise in EU’s partner countries across the globe.
The Commission has today disbursed the second instalment of €2.5 billion under the €5 billion exceptional macro-financial assistance (MFA) operation for Ukraine. This is part of an MFA package, announced by the Commission in its 18 May Communication and endorsed by the European Council of 23-24 June
High Representative Borrell and Commissioner Várhelyi in Barcelona for the UfM Regional Forum and the EU-Southern Neighbourhood Ministerial Meeting
On November 24, the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, will travel to Barcelona to take part in the 7th Regional Forum of the Union for Mediterranean (UfM) and the 4th European Union-Southern Neighbourhood Ministerial
Commissioner Várhelyi participates in the Third Ministerial Conference of the Moldova Support Platform in Paris
Today Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Olivér Várhelyi was in Paris to represent the European Union in the Third Ministerial Conference of the Moldova Support Platform.
On 16 November 2023, the European Commission decided to appoint Gert Jan Koopman, a Dutch national, as new Director-General of DG NEAR as of 16 January 2023.
Today Albania officially becomes a Participating State in the EU Civil Protection Mechanism – the EU's disaster risk management system.
Close partnerships and cooperation across borders is key to rooting out cross-border crime. This key message was echoed over the two-day programme at the 22nd TAIEX International Forum for Prosecutors on Fighting Cross-Border Organised Crime in Budva, Montenegro, on 8-9 November 2022.
EU - Ukraine strategic partnership on raw materials: the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development will support digitalisation of geological data in Ukraine
In the context of the EU Raw Materials Week 2022, Vice-President for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, Maroš Šefčovič, participated at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Ukrainian Geological Survey
The Commission is coordinating a new aid delivery of over 1,800 tonnes in emergency assistance this month, including in the area of energy, to support Ukraine via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
At COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, today, the EU and Egypt have taken a further step to boost their long-term cooperation on the clean energy transition by establishing a strategic partnership on renewable hydrogen and preparing the ground for a just energy transition in Egypt.
Commissioner Várhelyi in Georgia to discuss EU support and priority reforms to advance on its EU path
Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Olivér Várhelyi is travelling to Tbilisi on 15 and 16 November. During his first official visit since Georgia was granted a European perspective, Commissioner Várhelyi will meet President Salomé Zourabichvili
New edition of EU-Western Balkans Media Conference in Albania reaffirms the importance of media freedom and freedom of expression
The new edition of the <a href="https://www.wb-mediaconference.eu/">EU-Western Balkans Media Conference</a> took place on 10-11 November 2022 in Tirana, Albania and it hosted almost 200 participants, including journalists, media professionals, civil society organisations, fact-checkers,