IP/16/1630  29-04-2016 - Georgia joins Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Programme 
European Commission - 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*.
IP/16/1585  26-04-2016 - EU proposes new approach to better support displaced people through its external action 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2016 European Commission puts forward new approach to change the way refugees and displaced people are supported in external action policies The European Commission set out a new strategic vision today regarding how its external action can best support refugees and displaced...
STATEMENT/16/1574  26-04-2016 - 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 
European Commission - 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...
IP/16/1464  19-04-2016 - Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission delivers an additional €110 million under the implementation of EU-Turkey agreement 
European Commission - 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.
STATEMENT/16/1327  11-04-2016 - Joint statement between the European Union and the Council of Europe on co-operation in South-East Europe (Western Balkans and Turkey) 
European Commission - 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...
IP/16/1184  01-04-2016 - Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) between the European Union and Kosovo enters into force 
European Commission - 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.
MEMO/16/642  08-03-2016 - Q&A - Commission contribution to promote gender equality 
European Commission - 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...
STATEMENT/16/641  08-03-2016 - Joint Statement on International Women's Day 
European Commission - 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.
IP/16/584  04-03-2016 - EU announces first projects under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €95 million to be provided for immediate educational and humanitarian assistance 
European Commission - 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...
IP/16/464  01-03-2016 - EU renews its support to Palestinian Authority and Palestinian refugees with a first 2016 assistance package totalling €252.5 million 
European Commission - 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.