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.
The EU disburses €450 million to the Western Balkans partners delivering on the Energy Support Package for the region
In December 2022, during the EU – Western Balkans Summit, when the EU re-confirmed its full and unequivocal commitment to the European Union membership perspective of the Western Balkans, the European Commission announced an unprecedented €1 billion Energy Support Package to mitigate the immediate
Ukraine: EU mobilising support to after the Kakhovka dam destruction
The destruction of Nova Kakhovka dam in Ukraine has led to devastating humanitarian and ecological consequences. While evacuations of affected populations are underway, Ukraine has requested international EU assistance in the form of equipment and machinery for relief efforts.
Commission further integrates Ukraine into EU Single Market through the Connecting Europe Facility for infrastructure funding
Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean and Deputy Prime Minister for Restoration of Ukraine and Minister for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development Oleksandr Kubrakov, today signed an agreement in Lviv, associating Ukraine to the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme.
EU extends trade benefits for Ukraine
The suspension of import duties, quotas and trade defence measures on Ukrainian exports to the European Union – known as the Autonomous Trade Measures (ATMs) – are in place for another year. This strong testament to the EU's unwavering support for Ukraine will help alleviate the difficult situation