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Europe's East 05-07-2022

Ukraine estimates cost of reconstruction at $750 billion

Ukraine told an international conference Monday (4 July) that it will cost an estimated $750 billion to rebuild the war-shattered country, a task President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said was the shared duty of the democratic world.
Europe's East 04-07-2022

EIB to raise €100 billion to help rebuild Ukraine

The European Investment Bank, the lending arm of the European Union, is proposing a funding structure previously used during the COVID-19 pandemic to help rebuild Ukraine with up to €100 billion of investment, according to a document seen by Reuters.
Global Europe 04-07-2022

Russia claims key Ukraine city of Lysychansk, accuses Kyiv of missile strikes

Russia claimed on Sunday (3 July) to have captured the strategic Ukrainian city of Lysychansk and the entire frontline Lugansk region which would mark a decisive breakthrough for Moscow's forces seeking control of the country's east.
Europe's East 01-07-2022

Ukraine reconstruction: what to expect from Lugano meet

Leaders from dozens of countries and international organisations will gather in Switzerland next week to discuss rebuilding Ukraine, with the aim of providing a "Marshall Plan" for the war-ravaged country.
Europe's East 05-05-2022

International donors conference in Warsaw raises $6.5 billion for Ukraine

An international donors conference in Warsaw on Thursday (5 May) collecting funds for Ukraine raised around $6.5 billion, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.
Global Europe 14-09-2021

Donors pledge $1.1 billion for ‘collapsing’ Afghanistan

Donors have pledged more than $1.1 billion to help Afghanistan, where poverty and hunger have spiralled since the Islamist Taliban took power, and foreign aid has dried up, raising the spectre of a mass exodus.
Global Europe 13-09-2021

UN seeks $600 million to avert Afghanistan humanitarian crisis

The United Nations is convening an aid conference in Geneva on Monday (13 September) in an effort to raise more than $600 million for Afghanistan, warning of a humanitarian crisis there following the Taliban takeover.
Development Policy 05-08-2021

Lebanon donor conference exceeds aid target

An international donor conference collected hundreds of millions of dollars in urgent aid for Lebanon on Wednesday (4 August), exceeding an initial target, co-hosts France said.
Global Europe 04-08-2021

Macron hosts new Lebanon fundraiser a year after port blast

French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to raise more than $350 million in aid for Lebanon at a donors' conference marking the anniversary of the Beirut port blast, and send yet another warning to its squabbling political class.
Global Europe 01-04-2021

EU ministers vow Syria ‘war criminals’ won’t go unpunished

EU foreign ministers insisted Wednesday (31 March) that they would demand "accountability" from Syria's government as well as jihadist and other armed groups over alleged war crimes committed since the 2011 uprising that plunged the nation into civil war.
Global Europe 23-10-2020

$597 million raised for Rohingya refugees at aid conference

International donors on Thursday (22 October) stumped up an additional $597 million in humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees languishing in camps in Bangladesh after they fled ethnic violence in Myanmar.
Enlargement 18-02-2020

Donors pledge an ‘overwhelming’ €1.15 billion for Albania quake recovery

International donors on Monday (17 February) pledged €1.15 billion to help Albania recover from a powerful earthquake last year, the EU chief announced, more than double the sum expected by Tirana.
Development Policy 06-04-2017

Donors pledge billions at Syria aid conference, NGOs say too little

International donors yesterday (5 April) pledged $6.0 billion in aid for Syria this year at a conference overshadowed by a deadly chemical attack blamed by the West on Damascus.
Development Policy 04-04-2017

Donors seek more funds for Syria, EU presses for peace

International donors are set to pledge billions more dollars for Syrian refugees at a two-day conference starting today (4 April) that the European Union says must also help prepare for an eventual end to more than six years of war in Syria.
Global Europe 05-10-2016

Afghanistan seeks aid to rebuild at Brussels talks

World powers meet in Brussels yesterday (4 October) to pledge billions of dollars for Afghanistan until 2020, as fresh Taliban violence underscores the challenges 15 years after the US toppled the Islamist movement.
Jean-Claude Juncker in the European Parliament, 26 Nov. 2014 [EC]
Europe's East 18-12-2014

Juncker admits the EU has limited capacity to help Ukraine

The International Monetary Fund estimates Ukraine needs another $15 billion (€12 billion) in financing to withstand an economic crisis, but the European Union has only limited capacity to help, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday (17 December).