Today, the European Commission announced the seven winners of the third edition of the award for “Most Roma Friendly Mayor” in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The award recognises those local authorities who believe in their citizens and treat them equally.
The Commission has set out plans in a Communication for the EU's immediate response to address Ukraine's financing gap, as well as the longer-term reconstruction framework.
The European Commission has today presented the REPowerEU Plan, its response to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. There is a double urgency to transform Europe's energy system: ending the EU's dependence on Russian fossil fuels, which are used
La cinquième réunion ministérielle de l'Union pour la Méditerranée (UpM) sur l'emploi et le travail, organisée les 17 et 18 mai à Marrakech, au Maroc, s'est concentrée sur « l'emploi et l'employabilité des plus vulnérables, en particulier chez les jeunes et les femmes. »
The Commission decided to make €248 million available to 5 Member States that were the most affected at the start of the war and have been hosting a large number of refugees to support their reception and border management systems.
The Commission will offer technical expertise to help nine Member States welcome people who flee the war in Ukraine. Member States that have filed a request for support will receive it over the coming months. These are Belgium, Cyprus, Czechia, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.
Today, the European Commission marks the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia and Interphobia (IDAHOT), which raises awareness of the discrimination and violence that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) persons continue to face.
The EU announces today €25 million in humanitarian aid to meet the basic needs of vulnerable Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. Over 2 million Palestinian women, children and men in the Occupied Territories and Gaza Strip are in need of humanitarian assistance.
The Commission has launched today a dedicated phone helpline in Ukrainian and Russian to provide information and assist those fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The Commission, through the Europe Direct Contact Centre, has been answering questions in writing in both Ukrainian and Russian since
Today, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, has opened with a video-message the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR) in Tirana, under the EUSAIR Presidency of Albania.
The Commission announces €1.5 million for a dedicated project to support the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in assisting women and girls in Ukraine by providing sexual and reproductive health services.
The European Commission will hold on Monday a virtual conference to mark the launch of the Fintech Challenge for Ukraine. The Fintech Challenge for Ukraine is an international coding competition that will take place online in June 2022.
Lending backed by the EU will help Moldova’s largest bank to continue supporting the national economy despite war on neighbouring Ukraine.
As part of the EU's solidarity response with Ukraine, the Commission today presented a set of actions to help Ukraine export its agricultural produce. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its blockade of Ukrainian ports, Ukrainian grain and other agricultural goods can no longer reach their
Today, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson travels to Moldova to discuss the challenges in supporting those fleeing the war in Ukraine.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Ukrainian authorities have agreed the repurposing of part of an existing loan to Ukrenergo, the country’s electricity transmission company, to provide €50 million of emergency liquidity.
The European Commission has today published a consolidated list of travel bans in its EU Sanctions Map tool. This will allow our citizens to see who is subject to a travel ban under our sanctions measures, and therefore are prevented from travelling to the EU.
Today, the Solidarity Platform has committed to follow-up and implement a Common Anti-Trafficking Plan to address the risks of trafficking in human beings and support potential victims among those fleeing the war in Ukraine. As of 6 May, over 5.4 million people have arrived in the European Union
The international community pledged close to €6.4 billion for 2022 and beyond during the sixth Brussels Conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the Region', organised by the European Union.
The ministerial meeting of the main annual pledging event for the Syrian people – the 6th Brussels Conference “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” (#SyriaConf2022) – is ongoing today. Chaired by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell