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EU adopts €55 million support package for Syrian refugees

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10.6.2020 – As part of the EU’s global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis has mobilised an additional €55 million for refugees from Syria and vulnerable persons in Jordan and Lebanon to fight the pandemic. It will provide critical and targeted support in key areas [...]

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Socialna varnost za begince v Turčiji


16.10.2017 -The EU funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme has now reached one million refugees living in Turkey. Launched by the European Commission in September 2016, and implemented by the World Food Programme and the Turkish Red Crescent in collaboration with the Turkish government, the flagship programme is the largest ever humanitarian aid operation [...]

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Interviews with Slovenian MEPs February 2016 – Part 1(videos)


Strasbourg 2.2.2016 Romana Tomc Highlights: agreement TISA, lobbying of large corporations , TTIP agreement, illegal work and  tax harmonisation. Lojze Peterle Highlights: biodiversity, quality of  honey in Slovenia and refugee/ migrant crisis. mag. Tanja Fajon . Highlights: current refugee and migrant crisis and human rights. Novinarka: mag. Irena Zagajšek Vir : – Strasbourg februar [...]

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Refugee crisis: Commissions 2016 priorities


The European Commission presented its priorities for tackling the refugee crisis for the year 2016. The European Union most step up efforts in the field of relocation and resettlement. Only 272 people have been relocated until now, while the Council agreement reached in September foresaw the relocation of a total of 160.000 people. Member states [...]

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Refugee crisis


The European Union is confronted with increasing migratory pressures, which outlined all the weakness of the EU asylum policy and the necessity to establish a common EU asylum policy. The problem of the uneven distribution of migratory pressures was already highlighted by the High Commissioner for Refugees in the United Nations. Following his estimate almost [...]

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