Following the recent demolition order affecting the informal settlements of Syrian refugees in the Arsal Municipality, the European Commission is providing €200,000 in humanitarian funding for the Lebanese Red Cross to assist the most affected families.
The Ambassadors of the European Union and EU Member States were received today by H.E. Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The ambassadors and the Prime Minister exchanged views on the political and economic situation as well as EU-Lebanon relations. The ambassadors reaffirmed the strong and enduring partnership between the European Union and Lebanon and Europe's concern for the security and stability of the country.
The Council today adopted conclusions welcoming the publication of the first joint synthesis report of the EU and its member states on ''Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world'' as an important contribution to EU reporting at the High Level Political Forum in 2019. The Council welcomes the collective contribution of the EU and its member states to the implementation of all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the world, leveraging all means of implementation, in support of the 2030 Agenda.
On 3 July 2019 the European Union marked the successful completion of the civil cassation courts' automation, automation of remaining courts and inauguration of the data centre at the Ministry of Justice.