2021 Enlargement package
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.
EU mobilises additional €2.5 million to support vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The EU has allocated additional humanitarian aid to support vulnerable refugees and migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina. While many refugees and migrants are accommodated in EU-funded facilities, it is estimated that over 1,000 people are outside the temporary accommodation facilities...
European Peace Facility: Council adopts assistance measures for Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the Republic of Mali
The Council adopted today a set of decisions establishing four assistance measures under the European Peace Facility (EPF) in support of Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the Republic of Mali.
Belarus: EU adopts 5th package of sanctions over continued human rights abuses and the instrumentalisation of migrants
The Council decided today to impose restrictive measures on an additional 17 individuals and 11 entities in view of the situation in Belarus...
Today, the EU has allocated an additional €325 million to extend the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme until early 2023. The ESSN provides more than 1.5 million refugees in Turkey with monthly cash transfers to cover their essential needs.