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.
Questions and Answers: Main findings of ‘Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment 2'
What are the main findings of the Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment 2? The second Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment (RDNA2) carried out by the World Bank in coordination with the EU and the Ukrainian Government covers a full year of the unprovoked and unjustified aggression by Russia against Ukraine
Commission pays a further €1.5 billion in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine
The Commission has today paid a second instalment of €1.5 billion under the up to €18 billion Macro-financial Assistance (MFA) ‘Plus' package for Ukraine.
EU, AU and UN push for urgent action to address the pressing needs of migrants and refugees in Libya
On 20 March, the EU-AU-UN Tripartite Taskforce on the Situation of Migrants and Refugees in Libya met in Brussels.
Opening remarks by President von der Leyen at the International Donors' Conference ‘Together for the people in Türkiye and Syria'
Dear Prime Minister Kristersson, Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for joining us today. When the earth started to shake in Türkiye and Syria, it was cold, it was dark and raining. People were sleeping in the warmth of their homes when the sky came crashing
Statement by President von der Leyen at the press conference with Prime Minister Kristersson at the Donors' Conference ‘Together for the people in Türkiye and Syria'
Prime Minister Kristersson and I hosted today the Donors' Conference for the people in Türkiye and Syria, following the devastating earthquakes. I am very happy to announce that the international community showed today strong solidarity.
Closing remarks by President von der Leyen at the International Donors' Conference ‘Together for the people in Türkiye and Syria'
I want to thank each and every one of our donors for your generous contributions. We know why we gathered here today. The World Health Organisation has qualified the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria as the worst natural disaster to hit the region in over a century.