Montenegro and the European Union today signed an agreement paving the way for Montenegro's membership in the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.
The European Commission will contribute an additional 30 million euros for humanitarian aid to support the efforts to fight Ebola in West Africa. The announcement was made by the Commission's President Jose Manuel Barroso at the UN High-level meeting on Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in New York.
The European Commission is responding to the continuing major crisis in South Sudan by increasing its life-saving assistance by a further €20 million to help its most vulnerable people.
Last time I came to the Philippines it was to bring massive assistance from Europe to help people here survive the impact of the most powerful typhoon ever recorded to have made landfall. This super-typhoon, known as Haiyan in the world and as Yolanda in the Philippines, killed more than six thousand and severely affected the lives of eleven million [...]View all posts
Speaking after a press conference on the hope that the children of Syria will not be forgotten, Commissioner Georgieva and Head of UNICEF Tony Lake explained the necessity of the No Lost Generation campaign to ensure that Syrian children will have a future.More pictures and videos