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.
As of today, the EU has successfully coordinated 1,000 medical evacuations of Ukrainian patients via its Civil Protection Mechanism to provide them with specialised healthcare in hospitals across Europe.
Nineteen civil society organisations (CSOs) have started implementing projects to address the urgent needs among conflict-affected communities.
Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson in Kyiv to meet Ukrainian authorities and show EU support
Commissioner Johansson is today in Kyiv for an official visit to meet with Ukrainian authorities. The aim of the visit is to help assess the needs for people fleeing the war, as well as for those going back to Ukraine.
European Commission disburses first tranche of the new €1 billion macro-financial assistance for Ukraine
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today disbursed the first half (€500 million) of a new €1 billion macro-financial assistance (MFA) operation for Ukraine.