High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn are attending today the international conference "Jordan: Growth and Opportunity, the London Initiative 2019". The conference, co-hosted by the Government of Jordan and the UK Government in London, will support investment, growth and jobs for Jordan. The HRVP and Commissioner's participation underlines the EU's strong political and economic support for Jordan as a key partner of the EU with an important stabilisation role in the region. High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini will deliver a keynote speech this afternoon. Commissioner Hahn will address the panel “Building an international coalition”. The EU welcomes and strongly supports the efforts of Jordan in responding to the Syrian crisis, in particular the hosting of refugees. Since the beginning of the crisis the EU has mobilised over €2 billion in overall assistance to Jordan. Jordan will also be one of the countries of focal attention at the Brussels III Conference on the Future of Syria and the Region, hosted by the EU and co-chaired with the UN on 12-14 March 2019. Images of the conference will be available on EbS.
- Publication date
- 28 February 2019
- Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations