IP/16/4090  30-11-2016 - EU boosts 2017 commitment to education for children in emergencies 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release EU boosts EU boosts Brussels, 30 November 2016 Access to education for children in emergency situations among top priorities for humanitarian funding in 2017 Today the European Commission is announcing a further increase of the share of its humanitarian aid budget to lead the way...
IP/16/4006  25-11-2016 - EU mobilises assistance through EU Civil Protection Mechanism to help Israel stop wildfires 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 November 2016 Urgently needed assistance to be delivered to Israel through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism To help contain the spread of devastating wildfires, Israel has requested European assistance through the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism on 24 November.
MEMO/16/3946  24-11-2016 - Q&A : International Day for the elimination of Violence against women 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 24 November 2016 What do Europeans think about violence against women? According to the Eurobarometer survey on gender-based violence published today, almost all Europeans (96%) think that domestic violence against women is unacceptable.
STATEMENT/16/3945  24-11-2016 - Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 November 2016 Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner  for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and...
STATEMENT/16/3861  20-11-2016 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the latest bombings in East Aleppo 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 20 November 2016 The relentless bombing of East Aleppo by the Syrian regime in the last few days has now left hundreds of thousands of besieged civilians without access to food and to functioning hospitals.
STATEMENT/16/3762  18-11-2016 - Joint Statement on the occasion of Universal Children's Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2016 On the occasion of Universal Children Day on 20 November, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration,...
IP/16/3621  11-11-2016 - EU announces €78 million for South Sudan crisis 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 November 2016 The European Commission will provide €78 million in emergency aid to help those affected by the South Sudan crisis both within the country and in the region. Over 1 million refugees from South Sudan have fled to neighbouring countries, with the...
STATEMENT/16/3571  27-10-2016 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on deadly attacks on schools across Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 27 October 2016 Deadly attacks on schools yesterday and today across Syria in Idlib, Western Aleppo and Douma which have left more than 25 children and several teachers dead are totally unacceptable.
STATEMENT/16/3561  27-10-2016 - Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides following the earthquake in Italy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 27 October 2016 Several areas in Italy have been struck by earthquakes, including in the same towns that already suffered from a deadly earthquake in August this year. The EU stands in full solidarity with the Italian people and authorities at this time.
IP/16/3495  24-10-2016 - Commissioner Christos Stylianides visits Iran to discuss humanitarian challenges in the country and in the wider Middle East 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 October 2016 EU to further cooperation with Iran on humanitarian issues Commissioner Christos Stylianides is concluding his second visit this year to Iran. During his three-day stay, the Commissioner met with the national authorities, including the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister of Interior...