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.
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
The EU is boosting its humanitarian funding with €5 million in response to the increasing needs resulting from the Nagorno-Karabakh crisis.
Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform for Ukraine meets in person in Brussels to discuss Ukraine’s financing needs as well as its vision for recovery, reconstruction and modernisation
Today, the 6th Steering Committee of the Multi-agency Donor Coordination Platform for Ukraine met in person in Brussels to discuss Ukraine’s financing needs beyond 2023 as well as its vision for recovery, reconstruction and modernisation and the absorption capacity of donor financing for 2023