Tag Archives: SYRIA

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

UK PM David Cameron spoke with Russian President Putin about Syria: UK and Russia should work together

LONDON, 10-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Prime Minister David Cameron spoke with President Putin about the situation in Syria. A Downing Street spokesperson said: The Prime Minister called the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, this morning to discuss the situation in … Read the full press release

Sweden to support the areas in Iraq liberated from ISIL and areas in Syria controlled by the opposition

STOCKHOLM, 30-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 November 2015), Sweden is taking a decision on support to the areas in Iraq that have been liberated from ISIL, as well as to areas in Syria controlled by the opposition and in … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank launched new recruitment campaign for its FEMIP Internship Programme

Luxembourg, 18-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is currently launching a new recruitment campaign for its FEMIP Internship Programme. The Programme is open to students who are nationals of the Mediterranean partner countries (Algeria, Egypt, Gaza/West Bank, Israel, Jordan, … Read the full press release

Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva on the situation in Al Qusayr

Brussels, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response on the situation in Al Qusayr. I have been following with increasing alarm the rapidly deteriorating situation in recent days in the … Read the full press release

EU responds to Syria crisis with more emergency humanitarian aid

Brussels, 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is announcing today an additional €65 million in response to the rapidly growing scale of the humanitarian crisis resulting from the conflict in Syria. With more intense fighting in Syria and just three months … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Rasmussen: Europe must stop the cuts in defence spending

7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Soft power alone is no power at all,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told foreign affairs, security and defence MEPs and national MPs on Monday. Speaking in favour of “holding the line on defence spending” in … Read the full press release

Catherine Ashton visited officially China and Mongolia

Brussels, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of European Commission Catherine Ashton is travelling today on an official visit to China and Mongolia. In China from 25-28 April, the High Representative will … Read the full press release

Additional EU funding for Syria, Mali, Sahel and Chad approved by the Budgets Committee

25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Additional EU funding totalling €70 million to meet humanitarian needs in Syria, Mali, the Sahel region and Chad. was approved by the Budgets Committee on Wednesday. Syria Two years after the start of the conflict, violence is … Read the full press release

Humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis

European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) / Brussels, 8-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The situation in Syria today When I took up the position of Commissioner almost three years ago, learning about the constraints of humanitarian aid and crisis response to get … Read the full press release