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.
Today, 25 new ambulances funded by the EU were donated by Solidarity Fund Poland in partnership with the BGK (Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego) - the Polish development bank - to regional hospitals in Ukraine. This will help support Ukraine’s emergency health needs in this time of war.
European Commission proposes first €1 billion tranche of the new macro-financial assistance for Ukraine
The European Commission has today proposed a new €1 billion macro-financial assistance (MFA) operation for Ukraine as the first part of the exceptional MFA package of up to €9 billion announced in the Commission's communication of 18 May 2022 and endorsed by the European Council of 23-24 June 2022.
Address of President von der Leyen to the Ukrainian Parliament following the European Council decision granting Ukraine candidate status
President Zelenskyy, dear Volodymyr, Chairman Stefanchuk, Prime Minister Shmyhal, Members of the government, Honourable Members of the Rada, Duzhe dyakuyu, thank you so much for inviting me to address this special session.
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.