|Author (Corporate)||European Commission|
|Series Title||Press Release|
The European Commission highlighted on 10 December 2019 the full mobilisation of the €6 billion allocated to the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, in line with its commitment to the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement.
The Facility is a key component of the EU-Turkey Statement from 2016 and aims to provide assistance to refugees and host communities in the areas of basic needs, education, health, socio-economic support, protection and municipal infrastructure. The Facility provides a joint coordination mechanism, designed to ensure that the needs of refugees and host communities are addressed in a comprehensive and coordinated manner.
Out of the total Facility budget of €6 billion, €4.3 billion had been contracted and €2.7 billion disbursed, according to the European Commission. The announcement came following the thirteen Steering Committee meeting of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey.
|Subject Categories||Justice and Home Affairs|
|Subject Tags||Asylum | Refugees|
|Countries / Regions||Turkey|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|