The Commission completed the payments of the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) assistance to tackle the coronavirus health emergency to 19 countries for a total amount of almost €385.5 million. This comes in addition to €132.7 million paid in 2020 to the Member States that requested an EUSF advance payment.
Humanitarian crises around the world continue to rise. While conflicts and violence are the source of major humanitarian needs, the situation is increasingly being worsened by natural disasters, such as drought or floods, fueled by climate change and environmental degradation.
Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, will be in Berlin tomorrow, where she will meet Nancy Faeser, Interior and Community Minister, Wolfgang Schmidt, Head of the Federal Chancellery and Minister for Special Tasks, and Anna Lührmann, Minister of State for Europe and Climate.
The Commission welcomes the report of the European Court of Auditors on the EU support for the rule of law in the Western Balkans...
Following a request by the Republic of Moldova, the European Commission has adopted today a proposal for a new Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) operation of up to €150 million, out of which up to €30 million would be provided in grants and up to €120 million in medium-term loans
Since 1 January 2022, three cities in Europe hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year: Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg), Kaunas (Lithuania), and Novi Sad (Serbia)...
The EU mobilised an additional €10 million to help people in Syria. This funding brings total EU humanitarian support to Syria in 2021 to €141 million. The funding announced today will help people access water and rehabilitate critical water infrastructure.
Today, the High Representative and the European Commission put forward the European Union's new policy to support disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of former combatants (DDR), as part of the EU's wider contribution to peacebuilding.
The European Commission adopted two financing decisions, amounting to €560 million, to support inclusive quality education for refugees in Turkey and access to higher education as well as for migration and border protection...
Today, the Commission has adopted five new equivalence decisions certifying that COVID-19 certificates issued by Montenegro, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay are equivalent to the EU Digital COVID Certificate.