EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
EU in Jordan hosts conference to meet needs of anti-personnel mine survivors

EU in Jordan hosts conference to meet needs of anti-personnel mine survivors

12 September 2019
Hosted by the European Union in Jordan and chaired by HRH Prince Mired Raad Zeid Al-Hussein, the Global Conference on Assistance to Victims of Anti-Personnel Mines and Other Explosive Remnants of War and Disability Rights commenced Tuesday in Amman, Jordan. National disability rights and victim…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs: new EU-funded project launched to respond to drug-related security and health threats

23 July 2019
In 2019, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) launched a new technical cooperation project called EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD). The three-year project, funded by the European Union, will involve countries in the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) area, supporting…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD)

2019-2021 Budget: €3 million

The programme will support national and regional readiness to identify and respond to drug-related security and health threats.

Countries covered: Algeria, Armenia,…

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Supporting Jordan’s health sector in cooperation with the European Union

17 July 2019
Today, the European Union, the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) formally launched a project to improve Jordan’s health sector. The 10-million-euro contribution by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (EUTF Madad), will support the…
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EU adopts new €100 million assistance package to benefit refugees and local communities in Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq

28 June 2019
The EU – via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis - adopted a €100 million new assistance package to support the resilience of refugees, internally displaced person (IDP) host communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. This will be done through the strengthening of public…
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The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…
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Statement by EU High Representative and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

18 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the European Union and the United Nations join their voices to call on the international community to accelerate its efforts to eliminate the scourge of all forms of sexual violence, including as a strategy…
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Union for the Mediterranean promotes the Mediterranean Diet as a tool to support sustainable development in the region

20 May 2019
The second World Conference on the Revitalization of the Mediterranean Diet, organised by CIHEAM Bari and the Forum on Mediterranean Food Cultures and under the auspices of the UfM, has promoted the Mediterranean diet as a lever for bridging consumption and production, in a sustainable and healthy…