Con la entrega formal de las estufas limpias en la comunidad de Sabana en San Juan se completa la construcción de 1,123 unidades, una más de las establecidas en el marco del programa Sur Solar financiado a través de la Facilidad de Energía de la Unión Europea.
As the conflict in Syria drags on, life for Syrian refugees in Lebanon continues to become increasingly harsh. Lebanon hosts more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees – around one in four of its current population. With severe restrictions in accessing the labour market, Syrian refugee households are getting deeper into debt and finding it hard to access food and other basics. Preliminary findings of a UN report found that the number of refugee households living below the poverty line had almost doubled in the past year. EU humanitarian aid helps to support the ‘Lebanon cash consortium’ – a group of six humanitarian partners, including ACTED – to provide multi-purpose cash assistance to severely socio-economically vulnerable families.
The Syrian crisis has become the world's worst humanitarian disaster. The EU is the leading donor in the international response to the Syrian crisis, with over €5 billion from the EU and Member States collectively in humanitarian, development, economic and stabilisation assistance.
أضحت الأزمة السورية أسوء كارثة إنسانية يشهدها العالم. في هذا السياق، وفي إطار الجهود الدولية المبذولة لمواجهة الأزمة السورية، يتصدر الاتحاد الأوروبي قائمة الجهات المانحة بما يفوق 5 مليار يورو يدفعها الاتحاد ودوله الأعضاء على نحو جماعي في مجال المساعدة الإنسانية والإنمائية والاقتصادية واستتباب الاستقرار.
Thank you, I would like to thank all those humanitarian workers who are making the difference every single day. And I believe if we are here today it is because we feel we share a responsibility and a duty. I would say a duty. A duty to focus today and tomorrow - when the conference will be over - on the people of Syria.
The European Union and the Government of Swaziland met on 2 February 2016 to review the performance of their cooperation in 2015 and to agree on the priorities for 2016 and beyond. The meeting was held at Sibane Hotel in Ezulwini. The review concluded that Swaziland cooperation with the EU was not only proceeding to the satisfaction of the partners but was also growing from strength to strength.