Supporting the future of Syria and the region
The European Union organized the Seventh Brussels Conference on ‘Supporting the future of Syria and the region’ on 14 and 15 June 2023, in Brussels. The Ministerial meeting took place on 15 June. A Day of Dialogue was held on the preceding day bringing together civil society from Syria and beyond, decision makers, and operational partners to engage in dialogue on Syria and the region as well as on its humanitarian and resilience challenges.
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.
As of today, the Commission is opening applications for the 2024 New European Bauhaus (NEB) Prizes. After over 4,500 applications received in total for the past editions, the NEB Prizes 2024 will this year award 20 exemplary innovative projects and concepts...
In December 2022, 38 telecommunication operators from the EU and the Western Balkans agreed to lower data roaming prices. This agreement has now come into effect as of October 1, 2023, which means that data roaming between the Western Balkans and the EU has become more affordable for both citizens
Today, the EU and Moldova sign the Agreement for Moldova to become a Participating State in the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Once the Agreement is ratified by Moldova, it will provisionally apply until the full entry into force on 1 January 2024.
In 2022, the European Union, through the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, continued to support refugees and host communities in Türkiye. As the Seventh Annual Report of the Facility recently published concludes, important progress has been made in key areas such as basic needs, education, health