MEMO/14/500  19-08-2014 - Europe's support for humanitarian action 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 19 August 2014 Every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad (Iraq) in 2003 which caused the death of 22 people including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio...
STATEMENT/14/254  19-08-2014 - President Barroso spoke with President Poroshenko on the phone yesterday and today to discuss the latest events in Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 19 August 2014 President Barroso expressed his concern with the security situation and condemned the shelling of a convoy of internally displaced people. The President of the European Commission urged an enquiry on this incident and recalled the need to protect civilian lives.
STATEMENT/14/238  19-08-2014 - Statement by EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on World Humanitarian Day 2014 
European Commission - European Commission Brussels, 19 August 2014 Statement World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations' headquarters in Baghdad in 2003 which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative in Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello.
IP/14/932  18-08-2014 - The European Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit & vegetables 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 In the context of Russian restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products and following on from last week’s Management Committee meeting discussion of the market situation, the European Commission is moving as from today to introduce support measures for certain perishable fruits...
IP/14/931  18-08-2014 - Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against the Faroe Islands 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 The Commission has today repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring. The measures imposed at the time will now be lifted as of 20th August 2014.
STATEMENT/14/253  14-08-2014 - President Barroso: phone call with President Putin on the situation in Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 14 August 2014 President Barroso and President Putin spoke today on the phone. As in yesterday's call with President Poroshenko and in the contacts earlier in the week with both the President of Russia and the President of Ukraine, the purpose was to discuss the situation...
IP/14/928  13-08-2014 - EU steps up humanitarian aid to victims of displacement and floods in Afghanistan and Pakistan 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 August 2014 The European Commission has released additional funding of €3 million for Afghanistan to help people affected by flooding and those seeking refuge from military operations in Pakistan, bringing our overall humanitarian aid for these two countries in 2014 to €76.5 million.
IP/14/924  12-08-2014 - EU increases humanitarian assistance for Ukrainian conflict-affected population 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 August 2014 The European Commission is giving additional funding of €2.5 million to assist the most vulnerable people affected by the continuing fighting in Eastern Ukraine. This humanitarian aid is geared towards helping to register and relocate internally displaced people (IDPs), provide shelter, food,...
IP/14/923  12-08-2014 - Iraq: EU increases humanitarian aid 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 12 August 2014 The European Commission is increasing its humanitarian aid to Iraq by an additional €5 million in response to the growing needs, bringing the overall funding for Iraq up to €17 million in 2014.
IP/14/921  11-08-2014 - President Barroso: phone calls with President Poroshenko and President Putin on the situation in Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 August 2014 President Barroso made separate telephone calls today to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the situation in Ukraine.