MEMO/18/942  20-02-2018 - The European Union's partnership with the G5 Sahel countries 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 February 2018 On 23 February 2018, the European Commission is hosting the International High Level Conference on the Sahel in Brussels, with the African Union, the United Nations and the G5 Sahel group of countries, to strengthen international support for the G5 Sahel...
STATEMENT/18/941  20-02-2018 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 February 2018 The humanitarian situation in parts of Syria, in particular in the De-Escalation Areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib, has deteriorated significantly over the past 8 weeks with hundreds of innocent victims, including many women and children.
MEMO/18/562  06-02-2018 - Q&A: A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 February 2018 Why is the European Commission adopting the strategy? In his 2017 State of the Union address, President Jean-Claude Juncker re-affirmed the European future of the Western Balkans countries: "If we want more stability in our neighbourhood, then we must also maintain...
IP/18/368  31-01-2018 - New assistance package for Palestine : EU strongly committed to support socio-economic revival of East-Jerusalem 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 January 2018 The EU will fund projects to increase the resilience of locals and support the Palestinian presence in the city, through targeted measures benefiting young people and the private sector.
STATEMENT/18/428  24-01-2018 - Joint Statement on the attack against the NGO Save the Children in Afghanistan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 January 2018 Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Christos Stylianides, the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Neven Mimica, the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, issue the following...
IP/18/201  15-01-2018 - EU steps up support to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 January 2018 The European Union has adopted a new €5 million programme to support the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, strengthening its response to the crisis. The new initiative aims at supporting the identification and registration of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, at facilitating the...
IP/18/4  08-01-2018 - EU strategy on Iraq: new proposal to strengthen support to the Iraqi people 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 January 2018 Today, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission adopted a Joint Communication proposing an EU strategy for Iraq in order to address the many challenges the country faces following the territorial defeat...
IP/17/5374  20-12-2017 - EU strengthens its support to the Geneva peace process to end the conflict in Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 The European Union adopts a new €9 million programme to support peace and political transition in Syria. The European Union adopted the second phase of the “Syria Peace Support Initiative” under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP).
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...