Press releases from European Union

Rohingya Crisis - EU releases €24 million for Bangladesh

The European Commission has released an additional €24 million in humanitarian aid for vulnerable Rohingya refugees and host communities living in Cox's Bazar district, in Bangladesh.

| Reference: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-1188_en.htm

EU and global securities regulators welcome agreement on data transfer

Under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), personal data can be transferred from a EEA country to a third country when appropriate safeguards are provided.

| Reference: https://www.esma.europa.eu/press-news/esma-news/eu-and-global-securities-regulators-welcome-agreement-data-transfer

EU provides €45 million in support for smallholder agri-businesses in rural Africa

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is in Rome today for the launch of the new Agri-Business Capital (ABC) Fund, which will help deliver on the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investments and Jobs.

| Reference: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-1068_en.htm

EU invests € 116.1 million to improve the quality of life of Europeans

New LIFE programme funding will unlock more than € 3.2 billion of additional support to 12 large-scale environmental and climate projects in ten Member States to support Europe's transition to a low-carbon, circular economy.

| Reference: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-19-1128_en.htm