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Monday, 19 June 2017

EU Commission: Mamdouh's testimony, successfully relocated from Greece to Lithuania

Mamdouh's testimony, successfully relocated from Greece to Lithuania

Mamdouh studies Pharmacy in Lithuania, he is a Syrian successfully relocated from Greece, who found in this Baltic country a second home and new friends.
He learnt to smile again, to dream again, to hope again in this incredible place, peaceful with friendly people.


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Highlights of the 24th EASO Management Board meeting, 13-14 June 2017

On 13-14 June 2017, EASO held its 24th Management Board meeting at the Agency's headquarters in Malta.
 
EASO's Executive Director and Management Team updated the members of the Management Board on progress of work achieved in the implementation of the Agency's Annual Work Programme and the situation of Asylum in the EU+ 2016.


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Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the deadly forest fires in Portugal

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 18 June 2017 All our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected by the deadly forest fires that have struck several parts of Portugal.  We express our condolences to those that have lost loved ones.

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EU channels extra support for Portugal to help with forest fires

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 June 2017 The European Commission has responded swiftly to Portugal's request for assistance in order to tackle the deadly forest fires. This morning President Juncker and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides immediately offered the EU's full readiness and capacity to do all possible...

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State Aid: Commission approves €377 million of French and German aid to develop innovative Airbus X6 helicopter

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2017 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules €377 million of French and German support to develop the innovative Airbus X6 heavy helicopter. The project will significantly contribute to research and innovation in the EU without unduly distorting competition...

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