The Commission delivers on its commitment to speed up the implementation of the Facility announcing €20 million to increase the capacity of the Turkish Coast Guard and €27 million to facilitate refugees' access to education. The total amount contracted under the Facility is now close to €240 million
The EU and the Maldives have maintained very close cooperation over the past few decades. Diplomatic relations were established in 1983, with the Commission Head of Delegation in Colombo being accredited as non-resident Ambassador to the Maldives.
L’Union européenne est le premier donateur mondial d’aide humanitaire: elle fournit cette aide à des zones de crise, des pays où les conflits ont fait place à l'instabilité et des pays qui doivent gérer des «crises oubliées».
The Directorate-General for Trade in the European Commission helps to develop and implement EU trade policy. Along with the EU's Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, we aim to shape a trade environment that is good for people and for business.