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Christos Stylianides visiting EU aid projects in Colombia
17/03/2018 - News
During an official visit to Colombia to visit EU aid projects and meet with government officials, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides has announced today €31 million for humanitarian aid and disaster...
Carers at a physiotherapy session.
22/02/2018 - Basic page
Why is this important?Global humanitarian needs are on the increase due to a growing number in the last years of natural and man-made disasters, namely protracted crises. An estimated 128.6 M people will be in need of humanitarian assistance in...
23/01/2018 - Basic page
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced in 2012 the organisation of a World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) – a two year process which culminated in Istanbul on 23-24 May 2016. The Summit aimed to bring all stakeholders together to discuss how to...
08/06/2016 - Basic page
Statement for the Leaders' Segment, 23 May 2016I have the honour to speak on behalf of the European Union and its Member States.The Candidate Countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia *, Montenegro *, Serbia * and Albania *, the country...
© EU/Ozan Kose
24/05/2016 - News
At the World Humanitarian Summit taking place this week in Istanbul, the EU has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system.
20/05/2016 - News
The EU and its Member States will jointly call for a global partnership for a more efficient and effective humanitarian aid system at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey next week.
18/05/2016 - Blog post
As humanitarian aid organisations around the world gear up for the important discussions at the World Humanitarian Summit, a lot of the focus is on what can work 'at scale'. This makes sense, as humanitarians are facing a sea of people...

/echo/file/reshaping-aid-world-humanitarian-summit_enReshaping aid at the World Humanitarian Summit

Reshaping aid at the World Humanitarian Summit
13/05/2016 - News
At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit taking place in ten days in Istanbul, Turkey, the EU and its Member States will jointly call for a reshape of the global humanitarian system.

/echo/file/reshaping-aid-world-humanitarian-summit_enReshaping aid at the World Humanitarian Summit

Reshaping aid at the World Humanitarian Summit
13/05/2016 - Video
Today, some 125 million men, women and children worldwide are in need of humanitarian aid. At this critical juncture, the international community comes together at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit on 23-24 May 2016 to rethink the way relief...

/echo/file/fighting-hunger-innovation-madagascar_enFighting hunger with innovation in Madagascar

Fighting hunger with innovation in Madagascar
29/04/2016 - Video
David Rizzi, European Commission's regional nutrition expert for the Great Lakes and eastern and southern Africa explains how using innovation can help fight malnutrition. Through a SMS-enabled platform, information on malnutrition in southern...

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