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21/09/2020
Today, Commissioner Lenarčič will participate in “Unlocking Education in Emergencies” panel discussion, which is part of the “Unlock Big Change - Education: the key to a better future” event organised by the Global Business Coalition for Education...
18/09/2020
The EU is providing financial support to 18 Member States and the UK to transport essential medical items to Europe with funding totalling €150 million, through the Emergency Support Instrument (ESI). ESI has allowed the EU to finance cargo...
15/09/2020
More EU countries are offering help to Greece through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism following the fire that affected the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos. New offers of assistance have now been received from Slovakia, Hungary, France...
14/09/2020
Following a large fire that destroyed the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, Greece has now requested further assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.In an immediate response, Denmark, Austria, Finland, Sweden and...
12/09/2020
Arriving on board of an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight to Beirut today, Janez Lenarčič, EU Commissioner for Crisis Management, has started an official visit to Lebanon. He will meet Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib and oversee EU aid...
11/09/2020
As part of the EU's global coronavirus response, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge operation consisting of 3 flights to Lima, Peru this week is delivering a total of more than 4 tonnes of life-saving materials to humanitarian organisations active in...
11/09/2020
The Commission is helping channel further support to Greece to tackle the situation in the refugee camps, thanks to a new offer of assistance from Poland via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič said...
09/09/2020
Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, has issued the following statement: “On the occasion of the first International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the EU reaffirms the right to quality education for all and the importance of...
03/09/2020
Responding to a request via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Slovenia has offered surgical masks and different kinds of disinfectant to Montenegro and Kosovo. This support comes on top of protective equipment and other items sent by Austria and...
01/09/2020
The EU continues to work with Member States to tackle the coronavirus pandemic on all fronts. Today, 500,000 additional coronavirus testing kits have been provided to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....

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