International Day of Holocaust Remembrance: “We must never forget the fate of millions of Jewish people”, President von der Leyen says
27 January marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Ahead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, President von der Leyen said
The Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform to support Ukraine's repair, recovery and reconstruction process has been launched today.
The Operational Board of the European Fund for Sustainable Development plus (EFSD+) has today endorsed a further package of 24 guarantee programmes to support investments in the EU's neighbourhood and enlargement countries.
EU-Moldova: Commission proposes to increase Macro-financial Assistance for Moldova by up to €145 million
The Commission is today proposing to increase the ongoing Macro-financial Assistance (MFA) to the Republic of Moldova by up to €145 million, bringing the total amount of ongoing MFA support to the country to up to €295 million. With this proposal, the Commission is standing by Moldova as the country
Ahead of the International Day of Education on 24 January, the European Commission and High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell made the following statement…
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are contributing to the development of a circular economy in Azerbaijan. The Bank is providing a loan of up to US$ 4.2 million to lead-acid battery recycling company Az-Lead.
Commission disburses first €3 billion to Ukraine of the up to €18 billion Macro-financial Assistance+ package
The Commission has today disbursed a first instalment of €3 billion of the up to €18 billion Macro-financial Assistance+ (MFA+) package for Ukraine. This follows the swift adoption and entry into force of the MFA+ Regulation mid-December 2022
Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg and President Michel following the signature of the Joint Declaration on EU-NATO Cooperation
Dear Jens, dear Charles, I will never forget the 24 February of last year, when the three of us were standing here the day that Russia launched its brutal invasion of Ukraine. It was a very strong signal of unity and determination. And with the same unity and determination, we are here today again
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of up to US$ 50 million to Aztelekom to finance the rollout of state-of-the-art broadband infrastructure to more than 280,000 households in the regions of Azerbaijan. The company’s planned network expansion will improve
A large majority of EU citizens are positive about recent EU actions to tackle the energy crisis.
First half of 2023: Commission to issue up to €80 billion to finance economic recovery and support for Ukraine
The European Commission has today announced that it intends to issue up to €80 billion of long-term EU-Bonds in the first half of 2023 under its unified funding approach. Under this approach, the Commission – on behalf of the EU - will henceforth issue only “EU-Bonds” rather than separately
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