The European Union is organising an International Donors’ Conference “Together for the people in Türkiye and Syria on 20 March 2023 in Brussels to raise funds, mobilise resources and coordinate the recovery and relief response following the devastating earthquakes.
The aim of the Donors’ Conference is to raise funds to support the people in Türkiye and Syria and coordinate the relief response in the areas affected in both countries.
The Conference will be co-hosted by the President of the European Union, Ursula von der Leyen, and by the Prime Minister of Sweden, Ulf Kristersson, for the Swedish Presidency of the Council, and is being organised in coordination with the Turkish authorities.
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.
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