Delivering results for young people! At the second day of the Eastern Partnership Youth Forum, EU-Commissioner Johannes Hahn gave a keynote speech to over 300 young participants from the EU & the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova & Ukraine. Like in the following citizen dialogue with Erasmus+ alumni, he highlighted the many opportunities the...
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Delivering results for young people At the second day of the Eastern
Putting youth front & center! Today, the Eastern Partnership Youth Forum kicks off in Warsaw! Young people fromEU Member States & the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries -Armenia,Azerbaijan,Belarus,Georgia,Moldova &Ukraine- will come together to discuss common challenges & propose concrete actions for the Heads of State & Government who are meeting at the Eastern Partnership Summit in November...
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Putting youth front center Today the Eastern Partnership Youth Forum kicks off
Anka Asatryan
Nick Minescu
LuDjon Hoxha
Giving new hope to future generations! TheEU’s largest ever humanitarian programme for education in emergencies- which aims to encourage some 230 000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey by the end of 2017- has started its first payments to refugee families in early June. Funded via the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, the families of over 56 000 refugee children have already...
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Giving new hope to future generations TheEUs largest ever humanitarian programme for
Swami Dhyan Sumeru
Celil Dilmac
Erik Stevens
Helping refugees in need! TheEU helps people in need, in Europe & around the globe. Today, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis adopted new projects. The projects will support refugees & their overstretched host communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, the Western Balkans & Armenia. The projects will focus on education, health care, support to local communities,...
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Helping refugees in need TheEU helps people in need in Europe around
Azad Maruf
Munir Hussain Ansari
Helping others to help themselves! A group of young Syrian refugees comes together in a small tent in the Bekaa valley in Lebanon. They learn from each other & discuss how to better protect their community from harm, including violence, sexual abuse & early marriage. Many like them have fled the war in Syria. The EU- via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis & the...
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Helping others to help themselves A group of young Syrian refugees comes
Mahfujul Alom
Erik Stevens
Giving new hope! This is Louay Salman Haji. He is 19 years old & comes from the northern part of Syria. In 2013, the university he attended was bombed & he had to leave his home country. He now lives in the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan (Iraq). The EU helps many like Louay! With the HOPES scholarships programmes, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, people...
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Giving new hope This is Louay Salman Haji He is 19 years
EU Neighbourhood & Enlargement
Ahmed S. Mahmood
Nishan Farhat
Meet Shahed! She is 12 years old & like so many had to leave her home-country Syria. She & her family now live in Jordan where she comes to the Makani learning centre in Mafraq to draw, learn & interact with other children. The EU wants to give children like Shahed a chance for a better future! Together with UNICEF, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis provides vital...
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Meet Shahed She is 12 years old like so many had to
EU Neighbourhood & Enlargement
Rui Silva
Swami Dhyan Sumeru
Strengthening partnerships between governments & civil society in the Western Balkans to benefit citizens! Today, the new 'Regional Programme on Local Democracy in the Western Balkans' was launched. The joint programme by theEU & the United Nations Development Programme - UNDP will help support & implement 200 public-interest projects across the Western Balkans, improving the services &...
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Strengthening partnerships between governments civil society in the Western Balk
Ivan Trajcev
Dzemail Latifi
Elton Çurumi
Towards a stronger partnership! Over the past two years, the EU & Jordan have deepened their partnership. As the country is faced with increasing challenges, notably due to the crisis in Syria, the EU stepped up its support to Jordan! So what’s the state of play of EU-Jordan relations? Read all about it in the new joint report here: [ Bit.ly Link ] & here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Towards a stronger partnership Over the past two years the EU Jordan
Jamil Al-said
GOODBYE roaming charges! As of today, #roaming charges in the EU will no longer apply. This means that you will be able to call, text & connect on your phone & tablet at the same price as you pay at home. Questions? Find all the answers here: [ Bit.ly Link ] & check out the video for more infos!
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Jet Mir
Mauricio Andres Munoz Gonzales
Happy 30th Birthday Erasmus! ❤ TheEU's Erasmus programme is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. For 3 decades, the flagship programme has given 9 million people - in particular young people - opportunities to gain new experiences & broaden their horizons by going abroad. From 2014-2020, Erasmus+ will provide opportunities for over 4 million people to study, train, gain work experiences &...
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Andrii Hubai
Satya Pal Bindra
Helping people in need! Last week, theEU & UNRWA signed a landmark agreement, reaffirming their joint commitment to support Palestinian refugees. Until 2020, the EU will contribute to the funding of quality education for 500 000 children, primary health care for more than 3.5 million patients & assistance to over 250 000 acutely vulnerable Palestinian refugees. Click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] &...
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Helping people in need Last week theEU UNRWA signed a landmark agreement
EU Neighbourhood & Enlargement
Caius Adam
Ramazan Yazıcı
Congratulations to Ukrainian citizens! As of today, Ukrainian citizens are able to enjoy visa-free travel to the EU. Watch EU-Commissioner Johannes Hahn's message in the video, read more about cooperation here: [ Europa.eu Link ] & here: [ Bit.ly Link ] & follow the European Union in Ukraine for updates.
Peter Davidse
Alex Car
Kushtrim Elezi
These are the hands of Hussein & his daughter Na’ama. Since 4 years- after the war had reached their home community in Syria- they live in a tent in the Jordan valley. The EU provides vital help to cover basic needs of refugees. How? And where? Click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for all infos on the 'EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis' & learn more about how the EU & UNICEF...
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These are the hands of Hussein his daughter Naama Since 4 years
Delivering education for children in emergencies! TheEU's largest ever humanitarian programme for education in emergencies in Turkey has reached the families of 56 000 refugee children! Until the end of 2017, the programme aims to encourage some 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey. Implemented by European Commission - Civil Protection & Humanitarian Aid Operations - ECHO in...
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Delivering education for children in emergencies TheEUs largest ever humanitaria
EU Neighbourhood & Enlargement
Erik Stevens
Swami Dhyan Sumeru
Investing in people, jobs & the future! Did you know that economic governance = a key pillar of the EU's enlargement process? In a nutshell, it's about helping our partners in the enlargement region to strengthen their economy, boost growth & meet the economic criteria for EU accession. But what is it all about? Click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] to read the new report, check out our infographics...
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Investing in people jobs the future Did you know that economic governance
Get involved & check out the 'Young European Neighbours' network! What is it? The network- organized by EU neighbours east- is primarily an online platform that facilitates the mutual exchange of experiences, ideas & information for young people from theEU & the EU's Eastern Partnership countriesArmenia,Azerbaijan,Belarus,Georgia, Moldova &Ukraine. It focuses on people-to-people contact &...
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Get involved check out the Young European Neighbours network What is it
Meet Mariam: Like so many, she & her family had to flee her home country Syria. They now live in Lebanon. At the 'Terre Des Hommes' centre- supported by UNICEF through the 'EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis' - Mariam can draw, speak with counsellors & feel like a child again. Click here: [ Eutf-unicef.org Link ] for all infos on how theEU & UNICEF help children & read...
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Meet Mariam Like so many she her family had to flee her
EU Neighbourhood & Enlargement
Focus onEU-Ukraine relations! Last week, EU-Commissioner Johannes Hahn visited Ukraine. In addition to a number of bilateral meetings- with a special focus on Ukraine's reform agenda- Commissioner Hahn inaugurated the new EU-Anti Corruption initiative. On Day 2 of his visit, the Commissioner went to East Ukraine where he took part in the Forum on the Donbass recovery & development in Mariupol...
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Focus onEUUkraine relations Last week EUCommissioner Johannes Hahn visited Ukrai
David Coughlan
Glenn Boekbinder
Nacoski Goran
#LondonAttacks: "I watched the events unfold in London last night in horror. The cowardly people who committed these attacks will not undermine our resilience, our compassion or our democracies. I know that the people of London will carry on defiantly, just like the people of Manchester showed us such a short time ago. The European Union, its Member States and its allies around the world will...
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LondonAttacks I watched the events unfold in London last night in horror
Dojchin Stanojkov