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" All Syrians in dire need, whoever they are, have the basic right to receive lifesaving assistance." Commissioner Christos Stylianides in a joint statement with HR Federica Mogherini. © ECHO
26/10/2016
As conflict continues in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo and wounded civilians remained trapped without access to aid, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides issued a joint statement on the...
24/10/2016
As winter beckons, temperatures in Greece are beginning to drop. Last week, the Hellenic Red Cross distributed urgently needed winter items to migrants and refugees who will remain in camps throughout the winter months.Enabled by funding under the...
Christos Stylianides (centre) is welcomed by staff and schoolboys of the Be'sat school, in the city of Kerman. This school is attended by both Iranian and Afghan refugee children. © European Union  2016 /Aref Taherkenareh
24/10/2016
Today, 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 and...
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14/10/2016
Officials in Nigeria have confirmed that 21 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria two years ago have been released. High Representative Vice- President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for International Cooperation & Development Neven...
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10/10/2016
The European Commission has stepped up its support with a further €1.5 million in emergency aid for those most affected by hurricane Matthew in Haiti to cover basic immediate needs. The funding comes in addition to the initial EU humanitarian...
05/10/2016
The most powerful Atlantic cyclone in 2016, hurricane Matthew, made landfall in Haiti on 4 October causing widespread destruction to the departments of Sud and Grande Anse. In response, the European Commission is providing €255 000 to fund...
Commissioner Christos Stylianides
03/10/2016
Following recent weeks of intense airstrikes in Syria, leading to more civilian deaths and injuries, the humanitarian situation is ever more urgent. High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and...
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29/09/2016
"The need for humanitarian access in Aleppo, Syria could not be more urgent.I am outraged by the unprecedented attacks that have targeted civilians and humanitarian infrastructures. With no sense of proportionality and restraint, the attacks have...
26/09/2016
Today in Ankara, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has launched the EU's flagship humanitarian aid programme, which is set to provide a monthly electronic cash grant to benefit 1 million refugees in Turkey...
Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides
22/09/2016
At the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, the European Union co-organised a high-level event on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. The event discussed the steps that need to be taken to ensure civilians are protected and assistance is...

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