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EU Children of Peace initiative: €1 million to assist children affected by Ebola

EU News 238/2015

Brussels, 7 September 2015
IP/15/5584

Children orphaned and affected by Ebola will receive education and psychosocial support via humanitarian projects implemented by UNICEF and Save the Children in Guinea and Sierra Leone.

The European Commission is providing an additional €1 million in funding so that children orphaned and affected by Ebola receive education and psychosocial support. The amount is part of the overall funding of €11 million allocated this year for educational projects in conflict areas under the EU Children of Peace initiative.

Source and additional information:
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-5584_en.htm?locale=en

Christos Stylianides at the podium Date: 07/09/2015 Reference: P-028982/00-14 Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont (C)EU, 2015 URL