IP/18/4086  14-06-2018 - EU budget: Making the EU fit for its role as strong global actor 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 June 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase the external action budget to €123 billion, to significantly simplify its structure, and make it much more flexible and effective to address today's global challenges.
MEMO/18/4124  14-06-2018 - Questions and answers: the EU budget for external action 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 14 June 2018 The European Union is making its budget fit for its role as strong global actor. What did the EU propose today? The European Commission proposes to increase the external action budget to €123 billion for the period 2021-2027.
IP/18/4007  07-06-2018 - Venezuela crisis: EU announces over €35 million in humanitarian and development assistance 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 June 2018 EU steps up assistance to help those affected by the Venezuela crisis. The socio-economic situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate with dire consequences both in Venezuela and the neighbouring countries.
IP/18/4034  04-06-2018 - European Development Days 2018 – empowering women and girls to shape sustainable development 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 4 June 2018 The 12th European Development Days (EDDs) will open tomorrow, bringing together Europe's and the world's development community, under the theme “Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest”.
IP/18/3977  31-05-2018 - The European Union mobilises additional €15 million for peace building support in Colombia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2018 The European Union is mobilising additional funds to support peace building in Colombia and the efforts to reintegrate former combatants of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) into the Colombian society.
IP/18/3968  29-05-2018 - Protecting and supporting migrants and refugees: new actions worth €467 million under the EU Trust Fund for Africa 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 May 2018 The European Union adopts today new programmes and projects worth a total of €467 million under the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. The EU continues to deliver on its commitments to assist vulnerable migrants and refugees and address root causes of...
MEMO/18/3943  29-05-2018 - EU Trust Fund for Africa: new programmes worth €173 million to protect migrants and support stability and employability in the Sahel and Lake Chad region 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 May 2018 Today the Operational Committee of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has adopted a new set of 6 programmes for the Sahel and Lake Chad region. This new package complements 79 already ongoing actions amounting to €1,376 million in that...
MEMO/18/3942  29-05-2018 - EU Trust Fund for Africa: new programmes worth €294 million to further foster stability and jobs and growth in the Horn of Africa 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 May 2018 Today, the Operational Committee of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa has adopted a new set of 8 programmes and 4 riders worth €294 million for the Horn of Africa region.
IP/18/3865  22-05-2018 - EU mobilises international support for The Gambia 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2018 A total of €1.45 billion were mobilised by the International Conference for The Gambia, co-chaired by The Gambia and the European Union. The reinforced political and financial support by the international community will assist The Gambia in continuing its democratic transition,...
AGENDA/18/3722  07-05-2018 - Tuesday 22 May: International Conference for The Gambia 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news The International Conference for The Gambia takes place on 22 May in Brussels at the European Commission (Berlaymont). The conference, jointly organised by the European Union and the Government of The Gambia, will focus on confirming support to The Gambia in its democratic...