IP/17/671  17-03-2017 - EU scales-up its response to famine and drought affected countries in Horn of Africa with an additional €165 million 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 March 2017 Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica announced today additional EU support to respond to the crises in South Sudan, Somalia and its neighbouring countries, during an official visit to the African Union.
IP/17/521  16-03-2017 - EU launches education programme for 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 March 2017 The European Commission has today launched its largest ever humanitarian programme for education in emergencies to encourage some 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey.
MEMO/17/470  08-03-2017 - Questions and Answers: What is the EU doing for women's rights and gender equality? 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 March 2017 Equality between women and men is a fundamental value of the European Union and one that has been enshrined in the Treaty from the very beginning, as the Rome Treaty included a provision on equal pay.
IP/17/486  07-03-2017 - EU announces €42.5 million in humanitarian assistance for Iraq 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2017 Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management announces additional funding to assist and protect civilians in Iraq during his fifth visit to the country.
STATEMENT/17/463  07-03-2017 - Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 March 2017 The European Union stands by women in Europe and around the globe today, as it did at the time of its foundation. Sixty years ago, equality between women and men was embedded in the Rome Treaty as one of the European Union's...
IP/17/343  24-02-2017 - EU proposes €105 million in humanitarian assistance for Lake Chad region 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 February 2017 The European Commission has announced additional assistance for the region the Lake Chad region in 2017 as humanitarian needs grow The European Commission plans to mobilise a total of €105 million in humanitarian support to populations in the Lake Chad region...
IP/17/319  21-02-2017 - EU announces €82 million in emergency aid as famine declared in South Sudan 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 February 2017 Today the European Commission has announced an emergency aid package worth €82 million as famine has been declared in South Sudan for the first time since the country gained independence in 2011.
IP/17/288  20-02-2017 - EU announces €18 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2017 Today Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has announced additional funding for people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine during his visit to the country.
STATEMENT/17/298  17-02-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Western Mosul and other conflict areas in Iraq 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 17 February 2017 The military operations in Mosul have so far been conducted with due attention to the protection of civilians.  This is despite the challenges of fighting ISIL in densely populated areas. We commend Iraqi authorities and military forces for having put protection...
STATEMENT/17/250  08-02-2017 - Statement by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the killing of six Red Cross staff in Afghanistan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 8 February 2017 I strongly condemn the attacks on aid workers of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) working in North-eastern Afghanistan who were shot and killed today while delivering humanitarian aid.