Press releases - RSS http://europa.eu/rapid/search-result.htm?format=RSS&query=52&size=100&language=EN Search={keywords=21,ENLNEIG,16,keywordMatch=any,language={EN},format=RSS,size=100} EN Copyright European Commission DG COMM Revised European Neighbourhood Policy: supporting stabilisation, resilience, security http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1334_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2017 The ENP was reviewed in 2015 to respond to the new challenges of an evolving neighbourhood. Today's report shows results following a new approach based on differentiation, joint ownership and flexibility. Thu, 18 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1334_en.htm Questions and Answers on the Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy Review http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1381_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 May 2017 What is the focus of the ENP Review implementation? The implementation process reflects the way in which the EU and its partners in the East and the South have been working to promote stabilisation (through building up resilience) focussing on the... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1381_en.htm Report on the state of EU-Tunisia relations: towards a strengthening of our Privileged Partnership http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1229_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 May 2017 Today, the European Commission and the European External Action Service published their first report on the state of EU-Tunisia relations in 2015-2016, in accordance with the revised European Neighbourhood Policy and prior to the Association Council being held on 11 May 2017. Wed, 10 May 2017 09:32:44 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1229_en.htm Relations between the EU and Tunisia http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1263_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 10 May 2017 Six years on from the 2011 Revolution, Tunisian people have paved the way for a modern democracy based on freedoms, socio-economic development and social justice. The European Union has been supporting Tunisia in this process, reinforcing bilateral relations and cooperation in... Wed, 10 May 2017 09:30:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-1263_en.htm Statement by President Juncker, High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on the referendum in Turkey http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-981_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 April 2017 President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn issued the following statement today: "We take note... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 20:40:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-981_en.htm EU Trust Fund for Africa adopts €90 million programme on protection of migrants and improved migration management in Libya http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-951_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 April 2017 Following up on the Joint Communication on the Central Mediterranean Route and the Malta Declaration, the EU Trust Fund for Africa upon proposal from the European Commission, adopted today a €90 million programme to step up the protection of migrants and... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:39:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-951_en.htm Letter of congratulations from Presidents Juncker and Tusk to Aleksandar Vučić on his election as President of Serbia http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-849_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 3 April 2017 Dear Prime Minister,   We would like to congratulate you on your election as President of Serbia, confirming the strong support you enjoy among the population of your country. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 11:47:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-849_en.htm EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: steady progress and new projects for education and health launched http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-795_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 March 2017 The European Commission reported at the Steering Committee meeting on implementation progress made to date Today, the sixth Steering Committee meeting of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey took place in Brussels to report on the progress made to date. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:15:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-795_en.htm Questions and Answers: Joint Communication: Elements for an EU Strategy for Syria http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-560_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 14 March 2017 Elements for an EU Strategy for Syria Questions and Answers: Joint Communication: Elements for an EU Strategy for Syria Why this Joint Communication coming now? Firstly, the situation in Syria has evolved since the last review of the EU Regional Strategy... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:38:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-560_en.htm Report on the state of EU-Algeria relations: stepping up policy dialogue and cooperation http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-587_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 March 2017 Relations between the EU and Algeria have been strengthened in the last two years, according to the annual report on the state of EU-Algeria relations. ‘Our bilateral relations have been particularly strong since the last meeting of the Association Council in... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:15:06 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-587_en.htm EU report: Further reform efforts needed from the Republic of Moldova to benefit citizens http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-334_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 March 2017 The Republic of Moldova has adopted a number of reforms, but needs to undertake further efforts in implementing its commitments under the Association Agreement with the European Union. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:00:02 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-334_en.htm Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the Venice Commission's Opinion on the amendments to the Constitution of Turkey and recent events http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-588_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 13 March 2017 We have taken good note of the Venice Commission's Opinion on the amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey adopted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on 21 January 2017. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:36:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-588_en.htm Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-470_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 March 2017 Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Rome Treaty included a provision on equal pay. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-17-470_en.htm Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-463_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 March 2017 The European Union stands by women in Europe and around the globe today, as it did at the time of its foundation. Sixty years ago, equality between women and men was embedded in the Rome Treaty as one of the European Union's... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-17-463_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission Reports on Progress in Fifth Steering Committee http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-41_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 January 2017 The European Commission reported to the Steering Committee meeting on progress made to date Today, the Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey met in Brussels for the fifth time gathering the European Commission, EU Member State representatives, and... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:15:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-41_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: the EU invests in the education of 70,000 Syrian refugee children http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4451_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 December 2016 The EU contracted €270 million to boost education infrastructure for Refugees in Turkey The European Commission signed contracts worth a total of €270 million for construction and equipping of school buildings for Syrian refugee children and their host communities in Turkey. Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:45:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4451_en.htm The EU and Egypt to foster sustainable economic development in the country http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4481_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 Today, the European Union and Egypt signed two EU assistance programmes that will strengthen social safety nets and foster inclusiveness and sustainable economic development in the country. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:00:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4481_en.htm European Union approves projects worth €37 million to tackle migration challenges in North Africa http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4425_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 16 December 2016 Today, the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa adopted a €37 million package to increase protection of migrants and to strengthen effective migration management in North Africa The package will address migration challenges in Libya, Tunisia and Morocco. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:18:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4425_en.htm EU report: Ukraine carrying out unprecedented reforms http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4344_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 December 2016 Ukraine is carrying out intense and unprecedented reforms across its economy and political system, while its democratic institutions have been further revitalised. Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:28:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4344_en.htm EU Syria Trust Fund: new package of €139 million for refugees in Lebanon and stabilisation needs in Iraq http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4270_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 December 2016 The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis adopted a new €139 million assistance package to help refugees fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities. A special stabilisation package for Iraq is also included. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4270_en.htm The EU is providing aid worth €213.5 million to Tunisia for reforms and funding social infrastructure http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4262_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2016 The European Commission reaffirms its support to Tunisia with a new financial assistance package worth a total of €213.5 million for reforms and funding social infrastructure. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4262_en.htm The EU is providing aid worth €213.5 million to Tunisia for reforms and funding social infrastructure http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4086_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 December 2016 The European Commission reaffirms its support to Tunisia with a new financial assistance package worth a total of €213.5 million for reforms and funding social infrastructure. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4086_en.htm EU report: Georgia making headway in the implementation of its Association Agenda http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4092_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 November 2016 Georgia is making headway in implementing the Association Agenda, with a number of reforms, strengthening democracy and the rule of law as well as the economy, already being implemented. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4092_en.htm EU-Ukraine Summit: strengthening our partnership and highlighting significant reform progress achieved by Ukraine http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3988_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 November 2016 Today, the European Union and Ukraine reaffirmed their strong partnership and shared commitment to a comprehensive reform agenda at the EU-Ukraine Summit in Brussels. Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:20:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3988_en.htm EU – Ukraine Summit: Sustained EU support for accountable and transparent governance in Ukraine http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3948_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 November 2016 The European Commission confirmed today at the 18th EU-Ukraine Summit the next components of an overall support package to foster accountable and transparent governance in Ukraine which altogether make up a package worth over €300million. Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3948_en.htm Q&A : International Day for the elimination of Violence against women http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3946_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 November 2016 What do Europeans think about violence against women? According to the Eurobarometer survey on gender-based violence published today, almost all Europeans (96%) think that domestic violence against women is unacceptable. Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3946_en.htm Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-3945_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 November 2016 Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner  for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:01:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-3945_en.htm EU and Eastern Partnership countries stepping up cooperation on innovation with the EU4Innovation initiative http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3716_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 November 2016 Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Carlos Moedas and EEAS Deputy Secretary General Jean-Christophe Belliard, launch the EU4Innovation initiative in Yerevan Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation and Jean-Christophe Belliard,... Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:59:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3716_en.htm 2016 Enlargement Package: credible enlargement process key to driving transformation and anchoring stability in Southeast Europe http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3613_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 November 2016 2016 Enlargement Package: credible enlargement process key to driving transformation and anchoring stability in Southeast Europe The European Commission adopted today its annual Enlargement Package. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:39:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3613_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on Turkey http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3639_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on Turkey This year's report on Turkey is issued in the specific context of a military coup attempt which occurred on the night of 15 July, leaving 241 casualties and 2 196 people wounded. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:42:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3639_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on Montenegro http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3638_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on Montenegro The past year saw the continuation of accession negotiations with the EU. The parliamentary elections of October 2016 were conducted under a substantially revised legal framework and, overall, in a more participatory and... Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:40:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3638_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3637_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina Political criteria The electoral legislation was improved, with a number of OSCE-ODIHR recommendations being followed and local elections organised broadly in an orderly manner, despite incidents in some municipalities which need... Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:40:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3637_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on Albania http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3636_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on Albania Political criteria Overcoming previous polarisation, the Parliament of Albania has adopted by unanimity constitutional amendments to launch a deep and comprehensive justice system reform and the exclusion of criminal offenders from public offices. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:41:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3636_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on Serbia http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3635_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on Serbia Political criteria The early national elections, held in April together with provincial and local elections, took place in a calm atmosphere. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:41:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3635_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3634_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Political criteria The country was faced with the continuation of the most severe political crisis since 2001. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:43:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3634_en.htm Key findings of the 2016 Report on Kosovo http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3633_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 November 2016 Key findings of the 2016 Report on Kosovo Political criteria The polarisation between government and opposition continued. Normal parliamentary functioning was prevented for parts of the reporting period, including through the use of violent means by opposition members. Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:43:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3633_en.htm Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the detention of several HDP Members, including the party's co-chairs http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3608_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 November 2016 Joint statement on the detention of several HDP Members, including the party's co-chairs The European Union is gravely concerned about the detention last night of several HDP Members of the Turkish Grand National Assembly on charges alleging support of terrorist activities. Fri, 04 Nov 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3608_en.htm European Commission supports Ukraine on its reform path http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3574_en.htm - Press release European Commission Brussels, 28 October 2016 Support Group for Ukraine: first report shows positive impact on delivery of reforms The European Commission strongly supports the comprehensive reform agenda of the Ukrainian government. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3574_en.htm EU and Eastern Partners to step up cooperation on environment and climate action policies http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3443_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 October 2016 First ever Eastern Partnership formal ministerial meeting dedicated to Environment and Climate Action. The first ever Eastern Partnership (EaP) formal ministerial meeting on environment and climate change took place today in Luxembourg with the participation of Commissioners Karmenu Vella and Johannes... Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3443_en.htm EU and Egypt to step up cooperation on socio-economic development http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3395_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 October 2016 Today the European Union and Egypt signed a €129 million package of financial assistance to support socio-economic development in Egypt. Today, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and Dr. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3395_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission Reports on Progress in Fourth Steering Committee http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3268_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 October 2016 Today, the Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey met in Brussels for the fourth time. The European Commission reported on the solid progress made to date, including the signature of two direct grants in the areas of education... Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:08:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3268_en.htm Managing the Refugee Crisis, EU-Turkey Statement http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3218_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 October 2016 Progress Report September 2016 EU-TURKEY STATEMENT: PROGRESS REPORT SEPTEMBER 2016 A JOINT RESPONSE On 18 March 2016 EU Heads of State or Government agreed to end the irregular migration from Turkey to the EU by breaking the business model of the... Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:09:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3218_en.htm European Union - Tunisia: enhanced partnership and more EU support for Tunisia's democratic transition http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3192_en.htm Commission - Press release European Brussels, 29 September 2016 The European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy call for "strengthened EU support for Tunisia" in a joint Communication adopted today. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3192_en.htm Questions and answers: Supporting Tunisia’s transition: a strategic priority for the EU http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3187_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Supporting Tunisia’s transition: a strategic priority for the EU Brussels, 29 September 2016 Questions and answers: Why adopt this Joint Communication today? Tunisia is currently going through a critical phase in its transition. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3187_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: EU signs grants worth €600 million to help refugees on education and health http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3191_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 September 2016 Today, the European Commission signed two direct grants worth €600 million to support Syrian refugees and host communities in Turkey in the areas of education and health. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:06:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3191_en.htm EU – UNICEF partnership helps address learning and protection needs of children and youth affected by the Syria Crisis http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3114_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 September 2016 As a new school year gets under way across the Middle East, a major injection of funds from the European Union is boosting efforts to provide learning opportunities and protection to hundreds of thousands of children and youth who have fled... Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3114_en.htm New EU support to boost socio-economic development and regional cooperation in the Southern Mediterranean http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3022_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 September 2016 The European Neighbourhood Policy in action: €129 million new EU support for socio-economic development, regional cooperation and youth empowerment in the Southern Neighbourhood region. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3022_en.htm New EU support to boost private sector development and strengthen institutions in the Eastern Partnership http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3021_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 September 2016 Implementing the renewed European Neighbourhood Policy: new €79.8 million to support reform efforts, economic diversification and private sector development, an active civil society and regional cooperation in the Eastern Partnership The European Union announces today a new assistance package of €79.8... Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-3021_en.htm €37.3 million to boost economic development and resilience in the Eastern Partnership http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3113_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2016 Five actions worth €37.3 million to support youth, SMEs, maritime safety and border management in the Eastern Partnership. The EU is committed to delivering tangible results for citizens across the Eastern Partnership. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:04:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3113_en.htm EU boosts economic development and invests in youth in the Southern Neighbourhood with over €41 million http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3112_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2016 The EU approved 4 regional cooperation programmes worth over €41 million to support job creation, economic development, social inclusiveness and youth empowerment in the Southern Neighbourhood region. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:02:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3112_en.htm New €50 million EU assistance package to stimulate socio-economic development and promote women rights in Egypt http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3109_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2016 EU supports the improvement of Egyptian people's lives through a new €50 million assistance package targeting the promotion of women rights and water resources management. The EU adopted a €50 million assistance package for development projects in Egypt. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3109_en.htm New €38.6 million EU assistance package to benefit the Palestinian people http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3108_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2016 New €38.6 million EU assistance package to benefit the Palestinian people. This EU assistance will boost socio-economic development and help tackling drinking water scarcity in Gaza The EU adopted a €38.6 million development package for Palestine[1]. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3108_en.htm New EU support to private sector development and strengthening institutions in Belarus http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3107_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2016 The European Union has announced the doubling of the bilateral assistance package in 2016 from €14.5 million in 2015 to €29 million in 2016 to Belarus. The European Union has announced the doubling of the bilateral assistance package in 2016 from... Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3107_en.htm New EU action to strengthen economic diversification and improve the business environment in Azerbaijan http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3106_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 September 2016 The EU has announced a new assistance package to Azerbaijan intended to continue support economic diversification through targeted assistance in the areas of financial, economic and judicial governance in Azerbaijan. Mon, 19 Sep 2016 10:30:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-3106_en.htm Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2861_en.htm European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 21 August 2016 Last night an explosion hit women, men, children celebrating a wedding party in the city of Gaziantep. More than fifty lives have been lost and many are injured. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 11:42:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2861_en.htm Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s authorities' agreement on key measures on the country’s EU path http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2704_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 August 2016 The agreements reached this weekend in Bosnia and Herzegovina - on the coordination mechanism and on the decision to proceed with an IMF programme - are very welcome news. With them, the country’s leadership, at all levels, has further demonstrated its commitment to the... Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:23:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2704_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: over €1.4 billion in support of education and health for Syrian refugees http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2661_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 July 2016 The EU is delivering on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey bringing the total amount mobilised to more than €2 billion to finance actions in the field of health, education, socio-economic support as... Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2661_en.htm EU-Jordan: towards a stronger partnership http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2570_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 July 2016 The EU and Jordan reconfirmed their solid partnership, strengthening their relations on political, security, trade and cooperation matters, at the 10th EU-Jordan Association Committee in Amman this week. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2570_en.htm Remarks by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, at the joint press briefing with Volodymyr Groysman, Prime Minister of Ukraine, and Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-2589_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 19 July 2016 Bonjour, Messieurs-dames. I had the pleasure to have the new, fresh, brand new Ukrainian Prime Minister in my office. It is three months ago that he took office and I was very eager to meet him, and this... Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:10:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-2589_en.htm Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn on the situation in Turkey http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2555_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 July 2016 We condemn the attempted coup in Turkey and reiterate our full support to the democratic institutions of the country. We are in contact with the Turkish authorities and continue to closely monitor events. Sat, 16 Jul 2016 11:47:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2555_en.htm EU-Georgia Association Agreement fully enters into force http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2369_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 July 2016 Today, the Association Agreement (AA) between the European Union and Georgia fully enters into force. Today, the Association Agreement (AA) between the European Union and Georgia fully enters into force. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2369_en.htm Full entry into force of the Association Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2368_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 July 2016 Today, the Association Agreement (AA) between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova fully enters into force. Today, the Association Agreement (AA) between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova fully enters into force. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2368_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission proposes additional €1.4 billion in support http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2370_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 June 2016 The European Commission has today proposed to mobilise an additional €1.4 billion in support for refugees in Turkey, with a view of raising the total amount allocated under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey to €2 billion by the end of... Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:45:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2370_en.htm New EU package of more than €200 million to support one million refugees from Syria in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2262_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 The EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis launched new projects worth more than €200 million to support refugees who are fleeing the war in Syria and their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 10:41:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2262_en.htm Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2243_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 June 2016 On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict,  Federica Mogherini, High Representative/ Vice-President, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for... Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2243_en.htm TAIEX: 20 years of successfully sharing EU expertise http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2157_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 June 2016 The European Commission's Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument (TAIEX) turns 20. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the European Commission's Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument (TAIEX), one of its most successful support instruments for countries wanting to join... Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2157_en.htm European Commission announces €200 million in funding for the Neighbourhood Investment Facility to mobilise over €2 billion of investments in the EU's Southern and Eastern neighbourhood http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2115_en.htm - Press release European Commission Brussels, 7 June 2016 Today the European Commission announces €200 million for the Neighbourhood Investment Facility. The money will allow the mobilisation of €2 billion in investments for critical infrastructure covering transport, energy and environment, as well as the development of social and private sectors... Tue, 07 Jun 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-2115_en.htm Joint statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the vote on constitutional amendments related to the judiciary by the Parliament of Ukraine http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2042_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 2 June 2016 The adoption in the final reading of constitutional amendments related to the judiciary by the Verkhovna Rada in Ukraine is a crucial step towards strengthening the judiciary, improving its efficiency, safeguarding its independence and impartiality, and combating corruption. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:16:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-2042_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €47 million to strengthen migration management and to support education of Syrian refugees http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1908_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The Commission delivers on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility announcing €20 million to increase the capacity of the Turkish Coast Guard and €27 million to facilitate refugees' access to education. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:00:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1908_en.htm Joint Conclusions on the Economic Reform Programmes http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-1912_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 May 2016 The Western Balkans and Turkey deepen economic and social reforms with the EU What is the role of economic governance in the enlargement process? Economic governance has become one of the pillars of EU's enlargement policy, mirroring developments within the EU... Wed, 25 May 2016 14:40:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-1912_en.htm Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the latest developments in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-1831_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 May 2016 The Constitutional Court’s ruling clears the way for Parliament to reconvene and to cancel the 5 June elections, the conditions for which were not there. This is a renewed opportunity for the country to address a number of serious issues at the heart... Wed, 18 May 2016 12:54:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-1831_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey – Steering Committee accelerates and scales up implementation http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1728_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 May 2016 Today, the Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey met in Brussels to agree the practicalities of how support through the Facility will be accelerated in the months to come, with €1 billion in commitments foreseen by the end... Thu, 12 May 2016 13:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1728_en.htm Georgia joins Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Programme http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1630_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 Researchers and innovators from Georgia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries*. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1630_en.htm Joint Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Commissioner Neven Mimica on the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-1574_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 26 April 2016 The Chornobyl accident on 26 April 1986 caused devastation and suffering on a large scale. Lives were tragically lost; families were uprooted. Even now, 30 years later, people in Ukraine, Belarus and other affected countries continue to struggle with the long-term health... Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:00:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-1574_en.htm Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission delivers an additional €110 million under the implementation of EU-Turkey agreement http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1464_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 April 2016 The European Commission announced a new set of projects under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, bringing the Commission's total support so far through the Facility to €187 million. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:15:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1464_en.htm Joint statement between the European Union and the Council of Europe on co-operation in South-East Europe (Western Balkans and Turkey) http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-1327_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 11 April 2016 Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE), Thorbjørn Jagland, met today in Brussels for the signature ceremony of the finalisation of the EU/CoE Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and... Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:36:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-1327_en.htm Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1184_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 April 2016 The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force today, 1 April 2016. The Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force today, 1 April 2016. Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1184_en.htm Q&A - Commission contribution to promote gender equality http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-642_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 March 2016 On the occasion of International Women's Day, here are the priorities of the Commission in terms of gender equality. What are the priorities of the Commission in terms of gender equality? In December 2015 the Commission published the "Strategic engagement for... Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:11:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-642_en.htm Joint Statement on International Women's Day http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-641_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 8 March 2016 "Today we celebrate women. We celebrate their role in society, at work, in our families and lives. We also remember their suffering, hardship and injustice, which for many is still a reality today. Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:12:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-641_en.htm EU announces first projects under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €95 million to be provided for immediate educational and humanitarian assistance http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-584_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 March 2016 Today the European Commission announced the first projects under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, pledging €55 million to address the immediate needs of Syrian school-children in Turkey for access to formal education, and €40 million in humanitarian aid through the... Fri, 04 Mar 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-584_en.htm EU renews its support to Palestinian Authority and Palestinian refugees with a first 2016 assistance package totalling €252.5 million http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-464_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 March 2016 Today, the European Commission has approved a €252.5 million assistance package supporting the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian refugees. It is the first part of the EU’s 2016 annual support package in favour of Palestine. Tue, 01 Mar 2016 11:03:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-464_en.htm EU-Turkey Cooperation: First meeting of the Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-340_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 February 2016 The first Steering Committee meeting of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey was held in Brussels on 17 February, chaired by the Commission The first Steering Committee meeting of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey was held in Brussels on 17... Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:28:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-340_en.htm EU approves additional €10 million to help the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia deal with the refugee crisis http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-304_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2016 Today, an additional €10 million programme in EU assistance was adopted by the European Commission to help the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia improve its border and migration management systems in the context of the refugee crisis. Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:00:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-304_en.htm Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the occasion of Bosnia and Herzegovina submitting membership application http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-303_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 February 2016 Today, Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its application for membership in the European Union. This decision follows months of hard work by Bosnia’s leadership and, we believe, addresses the aspirations of the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:48:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-303_en.htm EU support in response to the Syrian crisis http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-222_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 5 February 2016 The Syrian crisis has become the world's worst humanitarian disaster. The EU is the leading donor in the international response to the Syrian crisis, with over €5 billion from the EU and Member States collectively in humanitarian, development, economic and stabilisation... Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-16-222_en.htm EU pledges more than €3 billion for Syrians in 2016 at the London conference http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-245_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 February 2016 The European Union and its Member States pledged today more than €3 billion to assist the Syrian people inside Syria as well as refugees and the communities hosting them in the neighbouring countries for the year 2016. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:44:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-245_en.htm Remarks by HRVP Federica Mogherini at the 'Supporting Syria and the Region' conference http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-246_en.htm European Commission - Statement London, 4 February 2016 Thank you, I would like to thank all those humanitarian workers who are making the difference every single day. And I believe if we are here today it is because we feel we share a responsibility and a duty. I would say a... Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:26:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-246_en.htm Joint Statement following the High-Level Political Dialogue between the EU and Turkey http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-156_en.htm European Commission - Statement Ankara, 25 January 2016 High-Level Political Dialogue between the EU and Turkey in Ankara 1) The High Representative for Foreign Affairs/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Minister... Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:35:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-156_en.htm Stabilisation and Association Agreement with Kosovo - Remarks by Johannes Hahn on behalf of the HR/VP at the EP Plenary http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-122_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 20 January 2016 President, Honourable Members,   Let me start by thanking you for your support for the continuing development of EU-Kosovo relations. I also want to thank the Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committees - and rapporteur Ulrike Lunacek in... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:55:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-122_en.htm Association Agreements/DCFTAs Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine - Remarks by Johannes Hahn on behalf of the HR/VP at the EP Plenary http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-121_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 20 January 2016 President, Honourable Members, I am grateful for this opportunity to take stock of where we are more than one year since this House approved the Association Agreements with Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova, followed shortly after also by the... Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:15:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-121_en.htm Situation in the South East of Turkey – Remarks by Johannes Hahn on behalf of the HR/VP at the EP Plenary http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-120_en.htm European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Strasbourg, 20 January 2016 President, Honourable Members, I welcome the opportunity to join you today. The continued deterioration of the overall security situation in the southeast of Turkey is extremely disquieting. Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:02:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-16-120_en.htm Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on today's terrorist attack on Sultanahmet Square in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-49_en.htm European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 12 January 2016 . Turkey has once again been targeted by a terrorist attack, this time on Sultanahmet Square in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district. The EU extends sincere condolences to the families of the victims killed in the bomb attack today... Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:13:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-16-49_en.htm EU to invest €1 billion in regions along its external borders http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-6_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 January 2016 The European Commission has adopted a series of cross-border cooperation programmes totalling €1 billion, supporting social and economic development in the regions on both sides of the EU's external borders. Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-6_en.htm The trade part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement becomes operational on 1 January 2016 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-6398_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 December 2015 On 1 January 2016, the EU and Ukraine will start applying the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) which forms part of the Association Agreement, signed in June 2014, and provisionally applied in parts since November 2014. Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-6398_en.htm EU provides €6.6 million support for Libyan population http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6390_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 December 2015 This support is financed under the European Neighbourhood Instrument in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy. The European Commission has finalised a new assistance package for Libya worth a total of €6.6 million. Wed, 23 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6390_en.htm €112 million to support socio-economic reforms and protection of vulnerable groups in EU's Southern Neighbourhood http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-6378_en.htm European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 December 2015 The EU has adopted a €112 million package to support socio-economic reforms and protection of vulnerable groups in Tunisia, Syria and Israel. The package, funded under the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI), brings the total EU support to its southern neighbourhood this... Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:00:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-6378_en.htm Renewed EU support for institutional cooperation with Israel http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6375_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 December 2015 The programme is financed with €2 million from the European Neighbourhood Instrument under the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy. The European Union (EU) has renewed its support to institutional twinning projects with Israel to foster cooperation between EU and Israeli... Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6375_en.htm EU provides €70 million to support socio-economic reforms and tourism in Tunisia http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6374_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 December 2015 It will support the country's socio-economic reforms and its tourism sector for a total amount of €70 million. This support is financed under the European Neighbourhood Instrument in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy. Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:00:01 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6374_en.htm EU mobilises additional €40 million in support of Syrian population http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6373_en.htm European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 December 2015 The European Commission has adopted a package worth €40 million to tackle the longer-term development needs of the civilian population inside Syria, including Palestine refugees. This support is financed under the European Neighbourhood Instrument. Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-6373_en.htm Joint Statement on the International Migrants' Day http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-15-6376_en.htm European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 December 2015 Today the European Union recognises the 232 million international migrants worldwide. More people than at any other time have left their homes, either to seek refuge and safety from war and persecution or to escape poverty and find secure livelihoods elsewhere. Fri, 18 Dec 2015 17:08:00 GMT http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-15-6376_en.htm