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18/12/13 - Speech - Statement by President Barroso following the meeting with UN leaders on humanitarian support to Syria

European Commission José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission Speech - Press point/Brussels 18 December 2013 Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to welcome Ms Valerie Amos, Under Secretary General and Emergency Relief Coordinator UNOCHA, Mr António Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and Mr Anthony...

08/12/13 - Syria: A thousand days of crisis

European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 December 2013 On the occasion of the thousandth day of crisis in Syria, Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, made the following statement: "Sadly today marks one thousand days since the start of what has become the most...

28/10/13 - Syria crisis: EU delivers on its pledges and mobilises another €85 million for Syria and Jordan

European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 October 2013 The European Commission has allocated another part of the recent package of €400m to deal with the consequences of the Syrian crisis. This newest allocation is aimed at providing assistance to the population inside Syria, Syrian refugees and host communities living in...