The EU and its international partners are united in condemning Putin’s aggression on Ukraine. The EU provides support to those seeking shelter and is helping those looking for a safe way home. The EU will continue to offer strong political, financial and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine and impose hard-hitting sanctions against Russia and those complicit in the war. Visit the official EU solidarity with Ukraine webpage here.
Stand Up for Ukraine: The European Commission and the Government of Canada launched a global campaign to raise funding in support of people fleeing the invasion of Ukraine, in partnership with Global Citizen. The campaign will culminate in a pledging event on 9 April, co-hosted by President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine a huge number of women and children have fled to neighbouring countries. There are many initiatives supporting women and girls affected by the war in Ukraine, ranging from major organisations to civil society actions. Click for further information.
As Russia’s war in Ukraine continues to escalate, Ukrainian journalists are on the front line, playing a vital role in keeping information flowing. To support Ukrainian journalists, a number of assistance programmes are available. Click for further information.
The Young European Ambassadors initiative is a non-political, voluntary, vibrant network connecting and building bridges of friendship among young people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the EU Member States and the United Kingdom.
The aim of the network is to raise awareness about the EU’s cooperation with its Eastern partner countries, showcase the tangible results of this cooperation, contribute to policy dialogue on various topics, help increase civic activism and work together for a better future.
During the Russian aggression against Ukraine, started on the 24th of February 2022, we are on our colleague’s side. We’re going to protests, sharing factual information, gathering resources to send to those in need and pushing our governments to do more.
This website is managed by the EU-funded Regional Communication Programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood ('EU NEIGHBOURS east’), which complements and supports the communication of the Delegations of the European Union in the Eastern partner countries, and works under the guidance of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and the European External Action Service. EU NEIGHBOURS east is implemented by a B&S Europe-led consortium. It is part of the larger Neighbourhood Communication Programme (2020-2024) for the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, which also includes 'EU NEIGHBOURS south’ project that runs the EU Neighbours portal.