A new funding instrument has been proposed by the European Commission in response to the refugee crisis as flows continue and the border between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece remains de facto closed.
Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management presented the proposal on Wednesday 2 March. The initiative provides for an initial budget of €700 million from 2016-2018 and is expected to be accepted “immediately” by the Eu...
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