Greater Horn of Africa: EU allocates €331 million in humanitarian aid

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Greater Horn of Africa region is facing multiple and overlapping humanitarian crises with more than 50 million people in urgent need of food assistance. To help, the Commission will provide some €331 million in humanitarian aid primarily targeting food insecurity as well as […]

Venezuelan crisis: Commission releases €75 million in humanitarian funding during 2023 International Solidarity Conference

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the international community is gathering for the second day of the 2023 ‘International Conference in Solidarity with Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants and their Host Countries and Communities’, co-organised by the European Union and Canada, to reaffirm its support for Venezuelans in need affected […]

EU mobilises over €47 million and launches Humanitarian Air Bridge to help people affected by the conflict in DRC

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The humanitarian situation in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is drastically deteriorating due to a significant further escalation of the conflict in North Kivu. The humanitarian community is facing a worsening situation and is increasingly overwhelmed by the needs of […]

Turkey: EU provides additional €50 million humanitarian aid to support vulnerable refugees

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission announces €50 million to support vulnerable refugees and their host communities in Turkey. This humanitarian aid will go to specialised healthcare services and help address protection issues including legal counselling, psychosocial support, as well as access to civil documentation. This […]

Poland-Belarus border: MEPs alarmed by humanitarian and political crisis

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU must stand united in its response to the Belarusian regime’s inhuman instrumentalisation of migrants, MEPs said in a debate on Wednesday. In a plenary debate with EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on Wednesday afternoon, MEPs expressed their deep worries over the […]

5 ways social enterprise funders can act differently in 2021

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lior Ipp, Chief Executive Officer, Roddenberry Foundation The COVID-19 crisis has exposed the fragility of global systems and created a new awareness around glaring inequities; Many organizations, including the World Economic Forum’s COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, […]

Ethiopia: Authorities must protect civilians and ensure access of humanitarian workers

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič issued the following statement: “Today in Brussels I met the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ethiopia and in the wider region. I conveyed my […]

3 reasons why civil society is essential to COVID-19 recovery

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johanna Rick, Intern, Civil Society, World Economic Forum The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed systemic flaws and drastic inequality. Civil society has a critical role in global pandemic and economic recovery. In the wake of the crisis, civil society […]

Humanitarian aid: EU mobilises over €18 million for the Central African Republic in 2019

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As many people continue to suffer in the Central African Republic (CAR), the European Union continues to stand in solidarity with the people in need in the country and announces €18.85 million in humanitarian assistance for 2019. This additional support brings EU humanitarian assistance […]