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.
Lebanon: €60 million in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable
On a visit to Lebanon today, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič, announced €60 million in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable people in the country, including Syrian refugees and Lebanese people in need. The Commissioner is visiting EU-funded humanitarian projects and meeting
Belarus: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell on the Day of Solidarity with Belarus
Today the people of Belarus mark Freedom Day, a day to commemorate Belarus’ declaration of independence in 1918. We mark it is as International Day of Solidarity with Belarus. This year it takes on a particular significance in the context of Lukashenko illegitimate regime’s increasing domestic
Updated Ukraine Recovery and Reconstruction Needs Assessment
A new joint assessment released today by the Government of Ukraine, the World Bank Group, the European Commission, and the United Nations, estimates that the cost of reconstruction and recovery in Ukraine has grown to US $411 billion (equivalent of €383 billion).
Ukraine: 2,000 Ukrainian patients transferred to European hospitals since the start of the war
To ease the burden on Ukrainian hospitals, the EU has been coordinating regular medical evacuations of Ukrainian patients, be they chronically ill or injured by the war, for more than a year.