The EU stands united in its solidarity with Ukraine and will continue to support Ukraine and its people together with its international partners, including through political, financial and humanitarian support as long as needed.
The EU has reacted swiftly and decisively against Russia’s aggression by adopting unprecedented packages of sanctions targeting the Russian economy and financial system, the Kremlin media machine and its corrupt elite.
On October 19, the European Commission adopted its 2021 Enlargement Package, providing a detailed assessment of the state of play and the progress made by the Western Balkans and Turkey on their respective paths towards the European Union, with a particular focus on implementing fundamental reforms, as well as clear guidance on the reform priorities ahead.
Western Balkans Ministerials: progress and outcome in the fields of culture, research, education, and training
On 27-28 June, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel represented the Commission at the Ministerial Meeting of the Western Balkans' Platforms on Culture, Research and Innovation, and Education and Training, which took place in Tirana, Albania.
Following the successful emergency synchronisation of the Ukrainian and Moldovan grids with the European Continental Grid in March, today the Commission welcomes ENTSO-E's announcement that electricity trade between Ukraine and the EU will start on 30 June.
Following a request from the Government of Ukraine for medical equipment, protective gear and specialised equipment for public health risks such as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats, the European Commission has mobilised its new rescEU emergency reserves.
European Council conclusions on Ukraine, the membership applications of Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia, Western Balkans and external relations, 23 June 2022
The European Council discussed the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine in its different dimensions...