On 20 March 2023, a total of €7 billion were pledged by the international community at the ‘Together for the people of Türkiye and Syria' International Donors' Conference, co-hosted by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and by the Prime Minister of Sweden, Ulf Kristersson, for the Swedish Presidency of the Council.
Support for Ukraine
The EU stands united in its solidarity with Ukraine and will continue to support Ukraine and its people together with its international partners, including through political, financial and humanitarian support as long as needed.
The EU has reacted swiftly and decisively against Russia’s aggression by adopting unprecedented packages of sanctions targeting the Russian economy and financial system, the Kremlin media machine and its corrupt elite.
Joint statement on International Children's Day by President Ursula von der Leyen and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
On the occasion of the International Children's Day on 1 June, President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, met on the sidelines of the Second meeting of the European Political Community, and issued the following joint statement:
Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with Moldovan President Sandu
It is wonderful to be back in Chișinău. Indeed, Moldova is this week the political heart of Europe. And I think it is natural and self-explaining that the second Summit of the European Political Community takes place in Moldova. Because your country embodies Europe's core values.
Keynote speech by President von der Leyen at the GLOBSEC 2023 Bratislava Forum
The war against Ukraine is a pivotal moment for Europe. And we must meet this moment. It is of course a blatant attack against the principles of the UN Charter. Principles we have collectively signed up to.
Telecom operators in EU and Republic of Moldova agree on lowering roaming tariffs from 1 January 2024
The Commission welcomes the Joint Declaration from EU and Moldovan telecom operators for lower roaming charges. The Declaration, facilitated by the Commission and Moldovan authorities, will bring benefits to citizens and businesses alike in the EU Member States, the European Economic Area (EEA) and