Coronavirus Global Response: the Commission’s contribution to the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX)

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission confirmed its participation in the COVAX Facility for equitable access to affordable COVID-19 vaccines, following its expression of interest on 31 August and its announcement of a contribution of €400 million. In a joint effort between the European Commission and […]

Coronavirus global response: 2 EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights to South Sudan and new funding

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flight arrived in Juba, as part of the European support to vulnerable countries during the coronavirus pandemic. The flight carried on board humanitarian supplies and medical equipment needed to support the national response to the pandemic. Another flight […]

Coronavirus global response: EU allocates additional €50 million in humanitarian aid

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today the European Commission announced an additional €50 million in humanitarian aid to help respond to the dramatic increase in humanitarian needs caused by the Coronavirus pandemic globally. The new funding follows increased appeals by humanitarian organisations, including the UN Global Appeal. Janez Lenarčič, […]