Christos Stylianides

EU commissioners visit Turkey to discuss 'sticky' issues, notably refugee crisis

Two top executives of the European Union are scheduled to hold talks with Turkish leaders in the capital city of Ankara, as European governments are feeling overwhelmed with the numbers of Europe-bound migrants escaping war and poverty in Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

European Commission to increase humanitarian support to education for children in emergencies

The European Commission is set to increase in 2016 its humanitarian funding for education in emergencies to 4% of the EU’s overall humanitarian budget. The commitment was championed earlier this year by EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides, and has now found strong support from the European Parliament and EU Member States.

World Day Against Child Labor (June 12): Let them play!

On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labor on Friday, June 12, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Emplo

Local Authorities in SE Europe Meeting in Bulgaria's Plovdiv

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev is due to attend the Annual Forum of Local Authorities of Southeast Europe as the event is entering into its third day.

The forum, which is organized by the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe (NALAS) and the City of Plovdiv, kicked off Saturday.