IP/17/1044  25-04-2017 - EU pledges additional €116 million at Yemen Pledging Conference in Geneva for urgent needs of civilians 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2017 The European Commission is announcing today at the United Nations in Geneva its intention to release further support of €116 million for those in need in Yemen. The support includes €46 million of emergency humanitarian aid and €70 million to support...
IP/17/926  11-04-2017 - EU releases humanitarian assistance to Africa as needs grow 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 April 2017 The EU aid of €47 million will help respond to the needs of the most vulnerable in the Great Lakes as well as in Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance to help people in...
IP/17/795  31-03-2017 - EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: steady progress and new projects for education and health launched 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 March 2017 The European Commission reported at the Steering Committee meeting on implementation progress made to date Today, the sixth Steering Committee meeting of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey took place in Brussels to report on the progress made to date.
STATEMENT/17/822  31-03-2017 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on protecting civilians inside Mosul, Iraq 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 31 March 2017 © European Union 2017 Ensuring that civilians inside Mosul are protected during the conflict is the single most effective life-saving action that can be taken.
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...