IP/17/3325  19-09-2017 - EU strengthens its Syria crisis response through additional funding to UNICEF 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release New York, 19 September 2017 With an additional €90 millionsupport from the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU is enabling UNICEF to provide critical services and support to Syrian refugee and host community children and young people in Jordan,...
IP/17/3250  15-09-2017 - European Union bringing communities in Kosovo together in support of cultural heritage protection 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 15 September 2017 The European Union adopted a programme worth €2 million to support confidence building among the ethnic communities in Kosovo through cultural heritage protection.
IP/17/3045  01-09-2017 - EU-Ukraine Association Agreement fully enters into force 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 September 2017 Today, the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine enters fully into force. The Association Agreement, including its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), is the main tool for bringing Ukraine and the EU closer together: it promotes deeper...
IP/17/1981  17-07-2017 - Report on the state of EU-Egypt relations: engaging on shared priorities 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2017 The European Union and Egypt have been moving forward engaging on shared priorities under their Association Agreement. As the country is faced with an increasingly complex economic, social, political and security environment, the EU is firmly committed to continue supportingEgypt in...
IP/17/2007  12-07-2017 - Western Balkans Summit 2017: delivering for the region 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 July 2017 The 2017 Western Balkans Summit took place today in Trieste, Italy. Heads of Government, Foreign Ministers, Ministers of Economy and Ministers of Transport of the Western Balkans together with their counterparts from several EU Member States and high-level EU representatives discussed...
MEMO/17/1967  12-07-2017 - Western Balkans: Regional Economic Area 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 12 July 2017 What is the aim of the Regional Economic Area? The Western Balkans Regional Economic Area aims at developing an area where goods, services, investments and skilled workers can move without obstacles.
IP/17/1938  11-07-2017 - 2017 Western Balkans Summit – stepping up regional cooperation to advance on the European Union path 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 July 2017 The Trieste Summit will be an opportunity to discuss concrete avenues to strengthen regional cooperation and thus further advance the EU integration process of the Western Balkans The 2017 Western Balkans Summit will take place on 12 July in Trieste, Italy.
IP/17/1801  28-06-2017 - EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Significant Progress in Implementation Achieved 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 June 2017 European Commission reports on progress of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey: a further €714 million in humanitarian assistance committed and €50 million more contracted in skills training.
IP/17/1750  23-06-2017 - Report on the state of EU-Lebanon relations: strengthening our partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 June 2017 Over the past 2 years, the EU and Lebanon deepened their partnership. In view of increasing challenges, notably due to the crisis in Syria, the EU stepped up its support to Lebanon, boosting socio-economic development, reinforcing cooperation on security, education, good...
IP/17/1593  20-06-2017 - EU Syria Trust Fund: new assistance package to support Syrian refugees and host communities crosses €1 billion mark 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 June 2017 Today, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis adopted new projects totalling €275 million. These projects will support refugees and their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, the Western Balkans, and Armenia.