IP/18/3181  13-04-2018 - The EU pledges €77 million for the DRC crisis at Geneva donors' conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 April 2018 The European Union co-hosted today in Geneva the 'Humanitarian Conference on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'. On this occasion, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides reiterated the EU's support in response to the worsening humanitarian situation...
IP/18/2701  03-04-2018 - EU pledges €107.5 million to address urgent needs of Yemeni civilians 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Geneva, 3 April 2018 As the crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, the European Union has pledged €107.5 million in new funding for 2018 to help civilians most in need across the country.
IP/18/2604  02-04-2018 - Supporting refugees in Greece: €180 million in emergency support 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 April 2018 Commission announces new emergency support to help refugees in Greece. The European Commission has announced today new funding of €180 million for aid projects in Greece, including to scale up the flagship 'Emergency Support to Integration & Accommodation' (ESTIA) programme which helps...
IP/18/2242  26-03-2018 - Commissioner Stylianides visits the Democratic Republic of Congo: over €60 million for the Great Lakes region 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 March 2018 The European Union steps up humanitarian funding for the crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The European Commission has announced today €49.5 million in emergency assistance to help address the worsening humanitarian crisis unfolding in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
IP/18/1842  17-03-2018 - Commissioner Stylianides in Colombia: over €31 million in humanitarian aid announced for Latin America and the Caribbean 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 March 2018 During an official visit to Colombia to visit EU aid projects and meet with government officials, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides has announced today €31 million for humanitarian aid and disaster preparedness for Latin America and the...
IP/18/1522  06-03-2018 - EU Civil Protection Forum 2018: EU and Tunisia agree to boost cooperation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 March 2018 Today the European Commission signed an administrative arrangement with Tunisia to boost ties in civil protection and disaster risk management. The document, which was signed at this year's European Civil Protection Forum in Brussels, outlines key areas of cooperation on disaster prevention,...
STATEMENT/18/1625  06-03-2018 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides on the situation in Eastern Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Eleven days ago, on 24 February 2018, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2401, which requires all parties to the Syrian conflict to immediately cease hostilities for at least 30 consecutive days throughout Syria to enable the delivery of humanitarian assistance and evacuation of the critically sick and wounded. But...
STATEMENT/18/1601  06-03-2018 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 March 2018 Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the...
STATEMENT/18/1502  02-03-2018 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides on the killing of aid workers in Nigeria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 2 March 2018 An attack in north east Nigeria has resulted in many casualties, with humanitarian aid workers among the victims. This senseless violence is a grave violation of all humanitarian principles.
IP/18/1282  28-02-2018 - EU announces €24 million to address the humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 February 2018 The European Commission has announced today €24 million in humanitarian assistance to address the needs of conflict-affected people in eastern Ukraine. The funding comes as the European Commission and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs are organising...