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- Europe/Northern Africa: Cold Wave - Jan 2012
- Central Europe: Floods - May 2010
- Europe: Cold Wave - Dec 2009
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
- Central and Eastern Europe: Floods - Jul 2008
- Ukraine: Storm - Jul 2007
- Ukraine: Floods - Jul 2006
- Belarus/Russian Fed./Ukraine and Moldova: Severe Weather - Feb 2006
- Ukraine: Floods - Mar 2001
- Hungary: Floods - Mar 2001
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- Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 21 September 2018
- New school year, same old fears for children in Ukraine's conflict zone
- Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 17 September 2018
- Attacks on Schools in Ukraine: Statistics since January 2017 (as of September 20, 2018)
- Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 20 September 2018
The European Union has started as a peace project and has successfully transformed a war-torn and conflict-prone continent into a global actor in peacebuilding and conflict resolution. The European Union promotes peace across the globe by addressing the root causes of conflict, contributing to creating the necessary conditions for the reconstruction of societies and supporting the recovery of affected civilians. The International Day of Peace reminds us that peace is not a given.
Four years following the illegal occupation of Crimea, the EU reiterates its condemnation of Russia's violations of international law and strong commitment to Ukraine's territorial integrity.
This week marks the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, by the Russian Federation. Today EU High Representative Federica Mogherini released a statement on behalf of the EU condemning this violation of international law.
The European Union will launch today in Geneva, a publication outlining the EU's actions in the field of demining and providing practical information for organisations wishing to apply for EU funding.
The humanitarian and security situations have deteriorated abruptly in eastern Ukraine, where we have seen the highest number of ceasefire violations since February 2017, the ensuing loss of life and the destruction of property. The positioning of armed forces in close proximity to residential areas and firing from or towards critical infrastructure shows complete disrespect for peoples' lives. Greater restraint and further efforts to protect water supplies and energy infrastructure is vital.
The European Union and Ukraine held their annual Human Rights Dialogue on 13 June 2017 in Kyiv, the third time since the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. In the Association Agreement, the European Union and Ukraine express their mutual commitment to common values, in particular full respect for democratic principles, rule of law, good governance, human rights and fundamental freedoms.
European Commission - Press release
The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union, has today renewed its strong support for the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine, under its recently extended mandate, for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements.
The intense fighting around Avdiivka in the last few days, involving heavy shelling with proscribed weapons and leading to a considerable number of casualties, is a blatant violation of the ceasefire, as stipulated by the Minsk agreements.
The intense fighting around Avdiivka in the last few days, involving heavy shelling with proscribed weapons and leading to a considerable number of casualties, is a blatant violation of the ceasefire, as stipulated by the Minsk agreements. It puts civilian inhabitants at grave risk.
Summary: 25 March 2015, Brussels – EU-Ukraine: Commission welcomes European Parliament's approval of additional €1.8bn assistance
Brussels, 29 January 2015
The European Commission is determined to make sure that Ukraine has all the support it needs, in the short and long term, to undertake the political and economic reforms that are necessary to consolidate a democratic, independent, united and prosperous Ukraine (This MEMO provides detailed information on the European Commission's principal actions in support to Ukraine. It is not intended to be comprehensive. See also MEMO/14/346).
Brussels, 8 July 2014
On 8 July 2014, the European Union (EU), Member States, Ukraine, other donor countries – United States, Canada, Japan, Norway, Switzerland –, international organisations – CoE, OSCE, UNDP, OECD – and International Financial Institutions –EBRD, EIB, IMF (observer), WBG, AFD, KfW – and civil society; held a coordination meeting on the international support to Ukraine. The meeting was opened by the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, and Ukraine's Vice Prime Minister, Volodymyr Groysman.
Summary: 4 June 2014, Brussels - G7 Leaders' Communiqué, June 2014 - Foreign Policy
We welcome the successful conduct under difficult circumstances of the election in Ukraine on 25 May. The strong voter turnout underlined the determination of Ukraine's citizens to determine the future of their country. We welcome Petro Poroshenko as the President-elect of Ukraine and commend him for reaching out to all the people of Ukraine.
Brussels, 18 April 2011
Widespread flooding in Moldova, Ukraine and Romania has triggered a rapid response from the European Commission and EU Member States, who have offered vital assistance through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.