STATEMENT/16/2255  19-06-2016 - Joint Statement ahead of World Refugee Day 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 June 2016 On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the following statement is issued by Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs...
STATEMENT/16/2243  17-06-2016 - Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 19 June 2016 On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict,  Federica Mogherini, High Representative/ Vice-President, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for...
IP/16/1926  31-05-2016 - EU steps up humanitarian aid for Burundi crisis: €22 million in 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2016 The EU is increasing its support to respond to emergency needs of those fleeing the country due to ongoing instability in Burundi. The European Commission has announced additional €10 million in humanitarian aid to help the increasing number of displaced Burundians.
IP/16/1913  26-05-2016 - EU increases humanitarian support to Ecuador by €4 million following deadly earthquake 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 May 2016 The EU has today released € 4 million in humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable victims of the earthquake which struck Ecuador on 16th April 2016. The funding comes on top of an initial € 1 million released only 36 hours...
STATEMENT/16/1892  24-05-2016 - Joint Statement on the outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 May 2016 On the occasion of the World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May in Istanbul, Turkey, Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, have issued the...
AGENDA/16/1665  04-05-2016 - 23-24 May: World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Union as the world's largest donor of humanitarian aid will play a key role at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) taking place on 23-24 May 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
IP/16/1847  23-05-2016 - European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 23 May 2016 At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.
IP/16/1829  20-05-2016 - European Union helps reshape international assistance at the World Humanitarian Summit 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 20 May 2016 Over 50 world leaders and 5 000 humanitarian, development and political stakeholders gather on 23-24 May, in Istanbul, to share responsibility to reverse the trend for increasing humanitarian needs and improve the effectiveness of response.
MEMO/16/1853  20-05-2016 - The European Union at the World Humanitarian Summit: Priorities and Commitments 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 May 2016 The European Union at the World Humanitarian Summit: Priorities and Commitments What is the World Humanitarian Summit? The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) takes place on 23-24 May 2016, in Istanbul, in response to an unprecedented increase of people affected by...
IP/16/1650  03-05-2016 - EU supports UNICEF and WHO with €3 million in humanitarian aid for polio vaccinations in Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 May 2016 Today the European Commission has announced €3 million in humanitarian funding for a UNICEF and World Health Organisation-led nationwide polio vaccination campaign in Syria.