IP/17/5353  20-12-2017 - EU report: Azerbaijan renews engagement and dialogue 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 The European Union and Azerbaijan have renewed their engagement and dialogue, including through the launch of negotiations on a comprehensive new agreement to modernise and revitalise the EU-Azerbaijan partnership.
IP/17/5290  19-12-2017 - New assistance package for Lebanon: EU strongly committed to supporting the country's development and stability 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2017 The EU-funded projects will support the people of Lebanon in key sectors such as democratic participation, sanitation and local developments. The European Commission adopted a new €44 million assistance package that will contribute to the promotion of stability and economic and...
STATEMENT/17/5344  18-12-2017 - Europe – the continent of solidarity: Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 December 2017 On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, 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...
IP/17/5222  12-12-2017 - The European Union adopts new assistance programme to improve health services in Libya 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2017 The Commission adopted a new €10.9 million health programme which will support Libyan people to get better access to healthcare. The EU-funded action will directly benefit the Libyan population and improve their access to healthcare.
IP/17/5144  06-12-2017 - EU Trust Fund for Africa: new programmes adopted to reinforce protection of migrants and fight against smugglers and traffickers 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 December 2017 Three new programmes worth €29.6 million have been adopted in the framework of the EU Trust Fund for Africa as part of EU work in addressing migration challenges in the Mediterranean. A set of priorities for 2018 have also been agreed.
IP/17/5107  06-12-2017 - EU Syria Trust Fund: new assistance package worth €150 million adopted to support Syrian refugees and host communities 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 December 2017 Today, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis adopted new projects totalling €150 million to support refugees and their host communities in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Serbia.
IP/17/4884  23-11-2017 - The European Union's External Investment Plan: green light for the first five investment areas 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2017 The European Commission has defined concrete areas of investments for its External Investment Plan. The new plan will mobilise €44 billion of sustainable investment for Africa and the EU Neighbourhood countries.
MEMO/17/3484  23-11-2017 - Questions and answers about the European External Investment Plan 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 November 2017 Why do we need an External Investment Plan? Some of the main challenges for developing countries remain achieving inclusive and sustainable growth and creating jobs.
IP/17/4541  10-11-2017 - The European Union steps up support to independent media in the Western Balkans 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 November 2017 At the EU-Western Balkans Media Days that took place on 9 - 10 November in Tirana, Albania, the Commission announced that it will invest in new initiatives to support independent journalism, sustainable media outlets, and boost regional cooperation among public service...
IP/17/4462  10-11-2017 - EU Report: Georgia successfully delivering on its reform commitments 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 November 2017 Georgia's implementation of its Association Agenda in 2017, which has been supported by the European Union, confirms the country's commitment to political association and economic integration to the EU.