Backroom efforts are helping to convince Gulf countries to support humanitarian aid through the UN system and support priorities including education, EU commissioner Christos Stylianides has told EURACTIV.com.
At least 81 people have died in huge wildfires around Athens, Greek authorities said on Wednesday (25 July), as rescuers scoured scorched homes and burned-out cars for survivors of one of the world's deadliest fire outbreaks.
The European Union has successfully coordinated a mass effort to fight the wildfires raging in the Arctic Circle, dispatching planes and firefighters in what has been dubbed "solidarity in action".
International donors raised $4.4 billion in emergency aid for Syria and its neighbours this year on Wednesday (25 April), but the total fell well short of the UN target for 2018 after the United States failed to submit a pledge.
The European Commission has announced new funding of 180€ million for aid projects in Greece, including the expansion of an aid programme for refugees. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.
The European Union “doesn’t understand Turkey” and does not deliver what it has promised in terms of aid to the refugees from Syria, Fatma Şahin, the mayor of the Turkish city of Gaziantep, told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
The EU's foreign affairs chief and the European Commission adopted yesterday (8 January) a Joint Communication proposing an EU strategy for Iraq in order to address the many challenges the country faces following the territorial defeat of Islamic State.
The European Commission on Monday (23 October) announced a €106 million aid package for Sudan, saying around 4.8 million people needed urgent humanitarian assistance in the African country.
The European Commission on Wednesday (26 July) stepped up its legal case against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland over their reluctance to take in migrants from other EU countries, after an adviser to the EU's top court dismissed a challenge brou...