Janez Lenarčič

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Janez Lenarčič said : “Yemen remains the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with looming unprecedented famine. The EU is committed to support the people in need. I welcome the humanitarian community discussing how to better support the Yemeni population. I call on the parties to the conflict to respect International Humanitarian law and allow to deliver urgently needed aid to the affected population throughout Yemen” External link

regeringen-en Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Yemen remains the world's largest humanitarian crisis, with an unprecedented famine looming. The EU is committed to supporting the people in need. I welcome today's discussion by the humanitarian community on how to ensure that assistance gets to the Yemeni population quickly and effectively. I call on the parties to the conflict to respect International Humanitarian law and allow the delivery of urgently needed aid to the affected population throughout Yemen” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Worsening instability and armed conflicts, together with the COVID-19 pandemic and natural hazards, are having a devastating impact in the Sahel and countries in Central Africa. The EU remains committed to help reduce suffering among people in need in the region. While humanitarian aid is there to bring emergency relief, longer-lasting improvements can only be brought about through the political will of national governments and good governance” External link

eureporter Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued” External link

eureporter Monday, May 31, 2021 12:33:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The Covid-19 surge in Nepal is claiming more lives every minute as it spreads across the country. We stand in full solidarity with Nepal in its fight against the pandemic,” External link

nepalitimes Monday, May 31, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "The humanitarian situation in the region continues to require our attention, with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic further exacerbating the impact of the conflict. The EU is substantially increasing its support to help people affected by the conflict to meet their basic needs and to rebuild their lives. Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi , said: " External link

echo Monday, May 31, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued” External link

eureporter Monday, May 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued” External link

eureporter Monday, May 31, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued," External link

unian-en Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In Slovenia, the political arena is much more varied, whereas in Hungary one bloc has a constitutional majority in parliament,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, May 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In Slovenia, the political arena is much more varied, whereas in Hungary one bloc has a constitutional majority in parliament,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, May 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Freedom of the press is a key ingredient of democracy, and democracy is one of the fundamental values of the EU,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, May 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “When the next large-scale crisis occurs, the EU needs to have the tools to respond to it effectively, including cross-border crises affecting several member states and several sectors at the same time,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 3, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : “The Mechanism will become more agile, more comprehensive and more fit-for-purpose in view of today’s challenges. When the next large-scale crisis strikes, the EU needs to have the tools to respond effectively, including during transboundary crises, affecting multiple Member States and several sectors at the same time,” “Reinforcing the EU’s crisis management system comes in direct response to the 27 Members States and the European Parliament’s request for a stronger EU role in emergencies, and strong public support for the European Union to strengthen its disaster management” External link

echo Monday, May 3, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Many in the Great Lakes region face conflict and violence, natural disasters, as well as recurrent outbreaks of epidemics such as cholera, measles and Ebola – a threat that recently re-emerged in the region. COVID-19 and its health and socioeconomic implications further exacerbate the humanitarian situation. The magnitude of the humanitarian crisis, especially in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is very worrying. The EU’s assistance will be used to provide food, health and protection assistance, enhance emergency and disaster preparedness, and increase access to education for those displaced” External link

EC Monday, May 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian situation across South Sudan is extremely dire. Parts of this youngest African country are facing famine-like conditions and the country as a whole is bracing itself for the worst food crisis ever,” External link

radiotamazuj Friday, April 23, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič warned ( about Commission ) : “There seems to be little international interest in this acute situation in the country. Only five donors, including the European Commission, account for almost 77% of the total aid to South Sudan,” “This lack of interest risks turning this already disastrous situation into a forgotten crisis. A scale-up of the humanitarian response is urgently needed from all donors to ensure the adequate capacities are in place. Not getting things right now will make matters even worse next year with even more lives being lost” External link

radiotamazuj Friday, April 23, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “EU assistance seeks to alleviate the humanitarian consequences on the most vulnerable populations and improve disaster preparedness in the region,” External link

lestimes Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : "Tragically we continue to see a worsening humanitarian situation in Syria. A decade of a devastating conflict continues to affect millions of Syrians including women and children. The international community must not lose sight of the plight of the affected civilians. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian assistance to save lives on the ground. We are renewing our commitment to helping the Syrian people and the hosting communities" External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : "Tragically we continue to see a worsening humanitarian situation in Syria. A decade of a devastating conflict continues to affect millions of Syrians including women and children. The international community must not lose sight of the plight of the affected civilians. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian assistance to save lives on the ground. We are renewing our commitment to helping the Syrian people and the hosting communities" External link

echo Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU is stepping up its support to the most vulnerable affected by natural hazards in Nepal, the Philippines, and several countries in South East Asia. It is a region which is one of the most affected by natural disasters and climate change impacts globally. We also support those affected by the protracted conflict in the Philippines, while strengthening the preparation and response to the coronavirus pandemic. This aid package demonstrates the EU's continued commitment to help those in need” External link

echo Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to support its neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I thank all the member states for their solidarity. I thank, in particular Romania, for once again helping Moldova through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. We can only beat this pandemic together” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to support its neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I thank all the member states for their solidarity. I thank, in particular Romania, for once again helping Moldova through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. We can only beat this pandemic together” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Romania for its generous and rapid offer to Moldova. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to facilitate solidarity during the current pandemic. It is only through cooperation and mutual support, within the EU and also outside, that we can have an effective response to COVID-19. Supporting vaccination globally is essential for containing the COVID-19 pandemic: no country in the world will be safe until everyone is safe” External link

eureporter Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The pandemic knows no borders. This is why the European Union and the member states are committed to help their neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I am grateful to Romania for their solidarity with Moldova and sending much needed protective equipment” External link

eureporter Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU is stepping up its support to the most vulnerable affected by natural hazards in Nepal, the Philippines, and several countries in South East Asia. It is a region which is one of the most affected by natural disasters and climate change impacts globally. We also support those affected by the protracted conflict in the Philippines, while strengthening the preparation and response to the coronavirus pandemic. This aid package demonstrates the EU's continued commitment to help those in need” External link

eureporter Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : "I arrived to Croatia today to assure the Croatian people that the EU stands in full solidarity with them. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre will continue to mobilise immediate assistance. I am very thankful to countries that have immediately rushed to Croatia's help in these difficult times. My thoughts are with all those affected, especially those who have lost loved ones, and with the brave first responders on the scene who are doing their best to help people in need" External link

eureporter Wednesday, March 17, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I would like to express my condolences to those that lost family members and friends in the tragic explosions in Equatorial Guinea. I thank Spain and France for their prompt offers of the much-needed assistance. The EU stands ready to provide further support as needed” External link

echo Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In a world where the footprint of crises is expanding rapidly and the principles of humanitarian aid are being challenged as rarely before, the EU’s global responsibility as a humanitarian actor has never been more important,” “We need to deliver better, by boosting the efficiency and impact of our humanitarian action. We need to be able to react with full force as soon as crises emerge,” External link

euractiv-en Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “regrettably, needs rise to an all-time high but the global donor base remains disturbingly narrow” External link

euractiv-en Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In a world where the footprint of crises is expanding rapidly and the principles of humanitarian aid are being challenged as rarely before, the EU’s global responsibility as a humanitarian actor has never been more important,” “We need to deliver better, by boosting the efficiency and impact of our humanitarian action. We need to be able to react with full force as soon as crises emerge,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “regrettably, needs rise to an all-time high but the global donor base remains disturbingly narrow” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian needs of refugees in Turkey persist and are even further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The EU is fully committed to support those in need, as we have done for the past years. I am glad that our flagship programmes help thousands of refugee families to have some normality in their daily lives. This is a true demonstration of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Friday, March 5, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Nikos Androulakis ) : “When a crisis strikes, and no doubt there will be more, the EU needs to offer an effective response. This legislation is taking an important step to increase our European common level of preparedness and response flexibility towards disasters. I am grateful to the European Parliament, in particular to the rapporteur Nikos Androulakis (MEP) and Portuguese State Secretary Gaspar for their leadership. With the upgraded Union Civil Protection Mechanism Europe will become more resilient, with more capacities in place, to face future common challenges” External link

EC Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Nikos Androulakis ) : “When a crisis strikes, and no doubt there will be more, the EU needs to offer an effective response. This legislation is taking an important step to increase our European common level of preparedness and response flexibility towards disasters. I am grateful to the European Parliament, in particular to the rapporteur Nikos Androulakis (MEP) and Portuguese State Secretary Gaspar for their leadership. With the upgraded Union Civil Protection Mechanism Europe will become more resilient, with more capacities in place, to face future common challenges” External link

echo Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Romania for its generous and rapid offer to Moldova. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to facilitate solidarity during the current pandemic. It is only through cooperation and mutual support, within the EU and also outside, that we can have an effective response to COVID-19. Supporting vaccination globally is essential for containing the COVID-19 pandemic: no country in the world will be safe until everyone is safe” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : "The [European] Commission has announced today 3 million euros in humanitarian aid to assist those affected by the recent large scale hostilities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, including a significant number of displaced people. Since the beginning of the hostilities in September 2020, the EU has mobilised a total of 6.9 million euros in humanitarian assistance," External link

azernews Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:21:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The pandemic knows no borders. This is why the European Union and the member states are committed to help their neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I am grateful to Romania for their solidarity with Moldova and sending much needed protective equipment” External link

eureporter Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Monday, February 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Monday, February 22, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : "The [European] Commission has announced today 3 million euros in humanitarian aid to assist those affected by the recent large scale hostilities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, including a significant number of displaced people. Since the beginning of the hostilities in September 2020, the EU has mobilised a total of 6.9 million euros in humanitarian assistance," External link

azernews Friday, February 19, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Friday, February 12, 2021 12:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Thursday, February 11, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Whilst peace negotiations are ongoing, humanitarian aid can be the central way to reach more than half of the population in the country, some 19 million people. It is paramount that all parties to the conflict facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and expand safe and unhindered access to the most vulnerable. Moreover the protection of civilians, of education facilities, of hospitals and humanitarian missions cannot wait till the end of the peace negotiations. For them to conclude successfully, respect of International Humanitarian Law to safeguard lives is an essential prerequisite for a lasting peace and sustainable future of the country” External link

eureporter Friday, February 5, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Whilst peace negotiations are ongoing, humanitarian aid can be the central way to reach more than half of the population in the country, some 19 million people. It is paramount that all parties to the conflict facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and expand safe and unhindered access to the most vulnerable. Moreover the protection of civilians, of education facilities, of hospitals and humanitarian missions cannot wait till the end of the peace negotiations. For them to conclude successfully, respect of International Humanitarian Law to safeguard lives is an essential prerequisite for a lasting peace and sustainable future of the country” External link

eureporter Friday, February 5, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Whilst peace negotiations are ongoing, humanitarian aid can be the central way to reach more than half of the population in the country, some 19 million people. It is paramount that all parties to the conflict facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and expand safe and unhindered access to the most vulnerable. Moreover the protection of civilians, of education facilities, of hospitals and humanitarian missions cannot wait till the end of the peace negotiations. For them to conclude successfully, respect of International Humanitarian Law to safeguard lives is an essential prerequisite for a lasting peace and sustainable future of the country” External link

eureporter Friday, February 5, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian needs of refugees in Turkey persist and are even further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The EU is fully committed to support those in need, as we have done for the past years. I am glad that our flagship programmes help thousands of refugee families to have some normality in their daily lives. This is a true demonstration of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : "I arrived to Croatia today to assure the Croatian people that the EU stands in full solidarity with them. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre will continue to mobilise immediate assistance. I am very thankful to countries that have immediately rushed to Croatia's help in these difficult times. My thoughts are with all those affected, especially those who have lost loved ones, and with the brave first responders on the scene who are doing their best to help people in need" External link

eureporter Friday, January 15, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : "I arrived to Croatia today to assure the Croatian people that the EU stands in full solidarity with them. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre will continue to mobilise immediate assistance. I am very thankful to countries that have immediately rushed to Croatia's help in these difficult times. My thoughts are with all those affected, especially those who have lost loved ones, and with the brave first responders on the scene who are doing their best to help people in need" External link

eureporter Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian needs of refugees in Turkey persist and are even further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The EU is fully committed to support those in need, as we have done for the past years. I am glad that our flagship programmes help thousands of refugee families to have some normality in their daily lives. This is a true demonstration of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Monday, December 28, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Queen ) : “The passage of Hurricanes ETA and IOTA has made the humanitarian situation in Central America even more dramatic. Before the year is over, we are channelling an additional €5 million to provide lifesaving activities in a region already affected by a situation of severe food insecurity. At a time when the all of the EU is still fighting the coronavirus crisis, we cannot forget natural disasters continue to happen around the world. I am grateful to Queen Letizia and Spain to bring relief and attention to the situation in Central America as well as to Austria and France for their assistance to the region” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Tens of thousands of people have fled Ethiopia’s Tigray region across the Sudanese border. I commend the Sudanese authorities for their swift reaction to this new and grave humanitarian crisis. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian support for people in need. Nevertheless, it is crucial that Ethiopian authorities ensure an immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access for humanitarian workers to all areas affected by fighting in accordance with International Humanitarian Law” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “Even after so many months of this pandemic, Member States continue to show solidarity within the EU and also to our neighbours. I would like to thank Denmark for once again showing the reach of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism beyond the EU's borders. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover the brunt of the transport costs” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “The past year has seen the globe turned upside down by Covid-19. Apart from its devastating immediate impact on public health, the pandemic has also acted as a huge amplifier for other emergencies. The European Commission has quickly drawn the main lessons and embarked on a series of practical steps as well as legislative to further strengthen the Union Civil Protection Mechanism and enhance its ability to support the Member States in case all of them are overwhelmed by the same crisis” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “The past year has seen the globe turned upside down by Covid-19. Apart from its devastating immediate impact on public health, the pandemic has also acted as a huge amplifier for other emergencies. The European Commission has quickly drawn the main lessons and embarked on a series of practical steps as well as legislative to further strengthen the Union Civil Protection Mechanism and enhance its ability to support the Member States in case all of them are overwhelmed by the same crisis” External link

EC Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I once again would like to thank Norway for quickly answering France’s request. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover part of the transport costs. At a time when many countries are facing the harsh consequences of a second wave of the outbreak, EU solidarity is proving its paramount significance in overcoming the situation,” External link

EC Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “European solidarity with those in need in Ethiopia continues, despite the pandemic and any political considerations in Ethiopia. We will not let the people of East Africa down in these difficult times. During my recent visit to the region, I urged the Ethiopian government to grant unconditional, unimpeded and immediate access to all people in need in Tigray. Unfortunately, this has not happened yet. The EU continues to call on all involved to abide by International Humanitarian Law. In spite of this, the EU is stepping up its humanitarian support for the region, including for Sudan, which is suffering the brunt of the refugee wave from Tigray” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Queen ) : “The passage of Hurricanes ETA and IOTA has made the humanitarian situation in Central America even more dramatic. Before the year is over, we are channelling an additional €5 million to provide lifesaving activities in a region already affected by a situation of severe food insecurity. I am grateful to Queen Letizia and Spain to bring relief and attention to the situation in Central America as well as to Austria and France for their assistance to the region” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Even after so many months of this pandemic, Member States continue to show solidarity within the EU and also to our neighbours,” External link

euneighbours Monday, December 14, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “Even after so many months of this pandemic, Member States continue to show solidarity within the EU and also to our neighbours. I would like to thank Denmark for once again showing the reach of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism beyond the EU's borders. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover the brunt of the transport costs” External link

reliefWeb Friday, December 11, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Tens of thousands of people have fled Ethiopia's Tigray region across the Sudanese border. I commend the Sudanese authorities for their swift reaction to this new and grave humanitarian crisis. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian support for people in need. Nevertheless, it is crucial that Ethiopian authorities ensure an immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access for humanitarian workers to all areas affected by fighting in accordance with International Humanitarian Law” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I wish to urge the Ethiopian authorities one more time to enable full and unrestricted access of humanitarian workers and humanitarian aid to all areas affected by fighting,” External link

businessday Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The only solution lies in the urgent cessation of hostilities,” External link

bloomberg Friday, November 27, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : "At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable in Afghanistan. The coronavirus pandemic poses huge logistical challenges for the humanitarian community, while the needs remain high in critical areas. With this air bridge, the EU is delivering vital assistance such as food, nutrition, water, shelter to ensure aid reaches as many people as possible and to help support the people of Afghanistan”. EU humanitarian projects in Afghanistan focus on providing emergency health care, shelter, food assistance, access to clean water and sanitation facilities, as well as various protection services supporting women and children. The full press release is available In a statement on the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan today, the EU said that words could not do justice to the horrors inflicted. The high representative described the attacks as clear violations of International Humanitarian Law, for which the perpetrators will have to bear the consequences: " External link

eureporter Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : "At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable in Afghanistan. The coronavirus pandemic poses huge logistical challenges for the humanitarian community, while the needs remain high in critical areas. With this air bridge, the EU is delivering vital assistance such as food, nutrition, water, shelter to ensure aid reaches as many people as possible and to help support the people of Afghanistan”. EU humanitarian projects in Afghanistan focus on providing emergency health care, shelter, food assistance, access to clean water and sanitation facilities, as well as various protection services supporting women and children. The full press release is available In a statement on the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan today, the EU said that words could not do justice to the horrors inflicted. The high representative described the attacks as clear violations of International Humanitarian Law, for which the perpetrators will have to bear the consequences: " External link

eureporter Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I fear that this crisis will have catastrophic humanitarian impacts for the whole country,” “The military escalation in Ethiopia threatens the stability of the whole country and the region” External link

independent-UG Monday, November 23, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU calls for an immediate end to the hostilities that have already claimed civilian lives. We are extremely concerned about the deterioration of the humanitarian situation, given the upcoming cold season and the aggravating coronavirus pandemic” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I once again would like to thank Norway for quickly answering France’s request. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover part of the transport costs. At a time when many countries are facing the harsh consequences of a second wave of the outbreak, EU solidarity is proving its paramount significance in overcoming the situation,” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU stands in full solidarity with the countries of Central America in this difficult time. We will do all we can to help, getting aid in to the people on the ground. I am very thankful to Spain for their solidarity. Our thoughts are with all those affected and with the national authorities and brave first responders on the scene. The EU stands ready to provide further assistance” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Norway for its swift reaction to France’s request, for which our European Response Coordination Centre also facilitated the logistical arrangements. Both the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and the rescEU reserve are pivotal to make solidarity with countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic work,” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “People holding the highest executive offices should be aware of the fact that what they say in public, and it includes social network platforms like Twitter, resonates, and that prudence should be the rule because of that,” External link

politico-eu Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I fear that this crisis will have catastrophic humanitarian impacts for the whole country,” “The military escalation in Ethiopia threatens the stability of the whole country and the region” External link

politico-eu Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU stands in full solidarity with the countries of Central America in this difficult time. We will do all we can to help, getting aid in to the people on the ground. I am very thankful to Spain for their solidarity. Our thoughts are with all those affected and with the national authorities and brave first responders on the scene. The EU stands ready to provide further assistance” External link

reliefWeb Friday, November 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added ( about Commission ) : ”We have been working around the clock to avoid a repetition of the situation experienced at the end of February, when whole EU was overwhelmed in the fight against the pandemic. We created the rescEU medical reserve so no member state is left alone when dealing with the same challenge. After already delivering protective face masks across Europe, this will be the first time the European Commission is dispatching ventilators from the EU level reserve". The EU's Emergency Response Co-ordination Centre is in constant contact with authorities in Czech and more EU assistance can be channelled in the coming days via the , coming from member states. In order to give member states time to assess their response capacity and taking into account the gravity of the situation in the Czech Republic, the EU has proactively initiated the rescEU deployment of medical reserve. The full press release is available The drug was identified as a potential COVID-19 treatment by researchers using supercomputers to screen more than 400,000 molecules for chemical characteristics that might inhibit the virus, focusing on those already approved for use in humans. Andrea Beccari, from Excalate4Cov, a public-private consortium led by Italy’s Dompé Farmaceutici, said researchers hoped that raloxifene - a generic drug known as a selective oestrogen receptor modulator - would block replication of the virus in cells and thus slow down progress of the disease. “It inhibits virus replication, thus preventing the worsening of patients with mild symptoms, and also decreases infectivity, limiting the viral load,” External link

eureporter Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Norway for its swift reaction to France’s request, for which our European Response Coordination Centre also facilitated the logistical arrangements. Both the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and the rescEU reserve are pivotal to make solidarity with countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic work,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Today the international community came together to show its support and deliver further assistance to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and the communities hosting them. We must do all we can so the Rohingya crisis does not become a forgotten tragedy. At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable with this emergency humanitarian support” External link

echo Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Despite our huge political and financial mobilisation in the Sahel, the security, social and humanitarian situation keeps on deteriorating,” External link

politico-eu Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Today the international community came together to show its support and deliver further assistance to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and the communities hosting them. We must do all we can so the Rohingya crisis does not become a forgotten tragedy. At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable with this emergency humanitarian support” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “This final delivery of life-saving testing equipment to the African Union wraps up the first phase of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, which has provided crucial support these past months to vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “This final delivery of life-saving testing equipment to the African Union wraps up the first phase of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, which has provided crucial support these past months to vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, October 10, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Refugee children have the right to a better future. And education is key to deliver it. This is why I will continue investing 10% of EU’s humanitarian budget in education. This funding has already brought more than 8.5 million children and young people from 59 countries back to learning and to protective education environment. Half of the EU-supported projects in education in emergencies target specifically refugee children and their communities. Over the next 7 years, the EU funding for education in humanitarian contexts will reach nearly EUR 1 billion, helping refugee children and youth benefit from equitable, safe and quality education,” External link

EC Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The current pandemic has yet again provided evidence that crises exacerbate structural gender inequalities. The Call to Action’s message of ensuring that GBV is seen as lifesaving, to be addressed from the onset of a crisis, is even more relevant today. As European Commissioner, I look forward to continuing our collective work,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Refugee children have the right to a better future. And education is key to deliver it. This is why I will continue investing 10% of EU’s humanitarian budget in education. This funding has already brought more than 8.5 million children and young people from 59 countries back to learning and to protective education environment. Half of the EU-supported projects in education in emergencies target specifically refugee children and their communities. Over the next 7 years, the EU funding for education in humanitarian contexts will reach nearly EUR 1 billion, helping refugee children and youth benefit from equitable, safe and quality education,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “It is clear that climate change and environmental degradation are threat multipliers. They are aggravating factors for conflict as they interact with the root causes. Today, it is estimated that at least 40% of internal conflicts have a link to natural resources. If we are to seek peace in these regions, we must also look to address the root cause of these issues. That is why the European Union is committed to addressing these crises collectively and individually,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The Central African Republic is at a critical crossroads as concerns peace in the country. It is a moment to be seized by the CAR so that humanitarian actors have the safety and stability needed to address needs. Through its humanitarian aid, the EU is committed to continuing supporting organisations helping the people affected by the multiple humanitarian crises in the CAR. However, it is only peace and reconciliation that can provide a long-lasting solution to the current challenges,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “This final delivery of life-saving testing equipment to the African Union wraps up the first phase of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, which has provided crucial support these past months to vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

newbusinessethiopia Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

eureporter Monday, October 5, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

eureporter Monday, October 5, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

eureporter Monday, October 5, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

panarmenian-en Friday, October 2, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič dit : «Le programme alimentaire mondial (PAM), qui est chargé de distribuer l’aide alimentaire, a mené une enquête approfondie qui a révélé que certains ménages bénéficiaires vendaient une partie de leur ration alimentaire pour couvrir d’autres besoins fondamentaux» External link

albayane Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “As policy-makers, we can help, by developing systemic, integrated solutions and bring together the development and humanitarian communities,” External link

trust2 Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “As policy-makers, we can help, by developing systemic, integrated solutions and bring together the development and humanitarian communities,” External link

trust Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : “Innovation can help us deliver better and more effective aid to people most in need. The technologies recognized today are a great testament to that. It is encouraging to see the great diversity of actors and new partnerships for innovation, from start-up companies to existing humanitarian organizations. I hope this award serves to support the scaling and broad adoption of these innovations in humanitarian work around the world” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I am grateful to Italy, Poland and Denmark for their generosity towards our neighbours. The virus knows no borders, but neither does European solidarity” External link

eureporter Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We have financed the transportation of essential medical supplies across the EU. The items were delivered where they were needed the most and have boosted national efforts to save lives and better equip hospitals and healthcare workers,” External link

sofiaglobe Friday, September 18, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In April, we announced that more than 135 million people suffer from acute hunger and malnutrition throughout the world. This was without considering the impact of coronavirus on food systems,” “In these difficult times, it is crucial to coordinate our efforts with those of other global actors. The Global Network Against Food Crises was created specifically for this purpose. We need to reinforce it and deploy it in all its dimensions, in particular in the field” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Yesterday, Poland offered 156 refugee housing units to Greece. I would like to thank all countries that provided assistance to Greece. We must all do everything in our power to prevent tragedies like the recent fire in the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, which left thousands of refugees without shelter. These offers are a concrete expression of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Monday, September 14, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Yesterday, Poland offered 156 refugee housing units to Greece. I would like to thank all countries that provided assistance to Greece. We must all do everything in our power to prevent tragedies like the recent fire in the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, which left thousands of refugees without shelter. These offers are a concrete expression of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Monday, September 14, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : "through the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, the European Commission will continue to work hand-in-hand with member states to support vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is in our common interest to tackle the pandemic worldwide" External link

allafrica Saturday, September 5, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “Through the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, the European Commission continues to work hand in hand with Member States to support vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is in our common interest to tackle the pandemic worldwide. We are committed to ensuring effective delivery of essential medical equipment to the countries that need it the most. This specific consignment will be able to reach a large number of countries as it will support the African Union continental response,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “Through the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, the European Commission continues to work hand in hand with Member States to support vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is in our common interest to tackle the pandemic worldwide. We are committed to ensuring effective delivery of essential medical equipment to the countries that need it the most. This specific consignment will be able to reach a large number of countries as it will support the African Union continental response,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union continues to deliver emergency support to the Lebanese people. This Air Bridge flight will boost medical supplies to support the local healthcare system, bringing aid to those most in need” External link

echo Friday, August 28, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Caracas Venezuela ) : “The EU continues to stand by the people in need in Venezuela, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights deliver medical equipment and other essential supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is imperative that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their essential job of saving lives,” External link

echo Friday, August 28, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU has been helping Lebanon since immediately after the explosion, mobilising hundreds of search and rescue experts and sending medical aid to Beirut. I thank all European countries that have put solidarity into action. As needs rise we are providing humanitarian support to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people. In these critical hours, the EU is providing shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, and food assistance. We are committed to stand by the people of Lebanon today and in the long term to help them recover” External link

echo Friday, August 28, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union continues to deliver emergency support to the Lebanese people. This Air Bridge flight will boost medical supplies to support the local healthcare system, bringing aid to those most in need” External link

EC Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU has been helping Lebanon since immediately after the explosion, mobilising hundreds of search and rescue experts and sending medical aid to Beirut. I thank all European countries that have put solidarity into action. As needs rise we are providing humanitarian support to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people. In these critical hours, the EU is providing shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, and food assistance. We are committed to stand by the people of Lebanon today and in the long term to help them recover” External link

EC Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Caracas Venezuela ) : "The EU continues to stand by the people in need in Venezuela, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights deliver medical equipment and other essential supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is imperative that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their essential job of saving lives," External link

reliefWeb Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU has been helping Lebanon since immediately after the explosion, mobilising hundreds of search and rescue experts and sending medical aid to Beirut. I thank all European countries that have put solidarity into action. As needs rise we are providing humanitarian support to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people. In these critical hours, the EU is providing shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, and food assistance. We are committed to stand by the people of Lebanon today and in the long term to help them recover” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Children in Yemen are more than ever at risk of malnutrition and disease. We therefore want to make sure partners like the UN’s Children Fund can perform their lifesaving work,” External link

unicef Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to stand by the people in need in South Sudan, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge Flights deliver medical equipment and other supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is essential that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their lifesaving job,” External link

echo Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "At this difficult time, the European Union offers its full support to the Lebanese people," External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “At this difficult time, the European Union offers its full support to the Lebanese people,” External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Children in Yemen are more than ever at risk of malnutrition and disease. We therefore want to make sure partners like the UN’s Children Fund can perform their lifesaving work,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič expliqué ( about Jean Yves Le Drian ) : "Le mécanisme de protection civile de l'UE a été activé à la demande des autorités libanaises et coordonne actuellement le déploiement urgent de plus de 100 pompiers hautement qualifiés, avec des véhicules, des chiens et du matériel, spécialisés dans la recherche et le sauvetage en milieu urbain" External link

metrofrance Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : "The EU has also activated its Copernicus Satellite mapping system to support the Lebanese authorities in assessing the extent of the damage," "We stand with Lebanon and its people and are ready to mobilize further help" External link

polandsun Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič says : “The aid package will also strengthen the preparation and response to the coronavirus pandemic for countries in the region,” External link

thepost-ls Tuesday, July 28, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In parallel, the EU is helping communities better prepare for natural hazards and reduce their impact,” External link

thepost-ls Tuesday, July 28, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Women and girls in Yemen are particularly at risk due to on-going fighting, the coronavirus outbreak and collapsing services,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU set up a Humanitarian Air Bridge to Iraq to ensure that essential supplies reach vulnerable children and frontline health workers in these difficult times,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 27, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In many places, the current growing season is exceptionally hot and dry, while in several other parts of the region, erratic rains risk undermining harvests in 2020. In some countries, this burden comes on top of already-crippling economic woes. The coronavirus pandemic is likely to compound already significant humanitarian needs in the region,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 24, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Humanitarian workers have one mission – that of saving lives. At a time humanitarian needs are at their highest in North East Nigeria, compounded by the coronavirus pandemic, relief workers continue to selflessly help the people in need whom this aid is lifeline. Saving the lives of others should not cost lives,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 24, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to stand by the people in need in South Sudan, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge Flights deliver medical equipment and other supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is essential that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their lifesaving job,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Through its Humanitarian Air Bridge operations, the EU enables humanitarian aid to continue to reach the people most in need. The operations also support the delivery of supplies helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. More than 20 such flights have been operated so far to some of the most vulnerable countries,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “No member state responded to Italy’s request and to the commission’s call for help,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We convened the first meeting of the so called crisis coordination committee on 28th of January,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič recalled : “We went to the press conference and the press room was almost empty,” “We called for preparedness – for all member states to take this seriously and prepare. There was a lot of echo because of the empty room. But we were still hoping that there would be some echo in the media next day. We didn’t find much of that because all the media attention in Brussels was, at that time, devoted to the last session of the European parliament plenary where the UK members participated” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about The UK ) : “The commission acted forcefully and immediately in order to persuade all those member states that indulged in such selfish measures,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “So a lot of footage of people singing holding hands in the plenary,” “I understand that it was a historic moment, it was a sad moment it was emotional moment. But that all does not change the fact that we had something to say on that same day. And we said it, and not many people were interested” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Stella Kyriakides ) : “My colleague [the health commissioner] Stella Kyriakides was asking for data all along,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “It is not a problem to close the border but you have to talk to your neighbour on the other side of it and some didn’t,” “That was wrong and created a lot of problems. First it hampered the flow of goods which is dangerous not only for the functioning of the single market but also for the Covid response because some of those goods are essential like medical equipment, not to talk about food” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We stand in full solidarity with the Iranian people at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with all those affected by this pandemic and to the first responders on the ground. Our support will help ongoing efforts in Iran deliver urgent life-saving protective medical gear and other vital medical supplies to those most in need. Global solidarity is essential in the fight against coronavirus,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 10, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added ( about Inside Syria ) : “Syrians continue to live in the shadow of the war. The humanitarian situation in Syria remains dire, with the coronavirus pandemic further exacerbating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. The EU is committed to continue helping Syrian people and the hosting communities for as long as it is needed” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "Civil protection capacities have been under extreme pressure in the past months. Nonetheless, the European Union keeps up its commitment to help when climate disasters strike. I warmly thank Sweden for its immediate response. We stand ready to provide further assistance and show our solidarity with all those in the affected areas and with the first responders working on the ground" External link

unian-en Sunday, June 28, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "Civil protection capacities have been under extreme pressure in the past months. Nonetheless, the European Union keeps up its commitment to help when climate disasters strike. I warmly thank Sweden for its immediate response. We stand ready to provide further assistance and show our solidarity with all those in the affected areas and with the first responders working on the ground" External link

reliefWeb Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “When the coronavirus hit Europe, there was a lack of many kinds of medical equipment across Member States. Yet the EU did not have the power or the means to offer equipment; we could only encourage cooperation. Citizens expect the EU to act during a crisis. We all need to be better prepared and learn the lessons. rescEU will be massively strengthened to leave no EU country behind during a crisis” External link

echo Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “When the coronavirus hit Europe, there was a lack of many kinds of medical equipment across Member States. Yet the EU did not have the power or the means to offer equipment; we could only encourage cooperation. Citizens expect the EU to act during a crisis. We all need to be better prepared and learn the lessons. rescEU will be massively strengthened to leave no EU country behind during a crisis” External link

EC Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU remains committed to supporting Armenia and partners in the region as they tackle the coronavirus pandemic. I am grateful to Lithuania for helping our neighbours in Armenia. This is true European solidarity in action. The EU stands ready to channel further offers of assistance” External link

euneighbours Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : “The humanitarian situation in Syria is at even greater risk as the coronavirus pandemic threatens the most vulnerable. The EU will not abandon the Syrian people in most urgent need for assistance inside the country as well as in the region” External link

eeas Monday, June 22, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “After the successful shipment to Bulgaria of protective equipment, more operations will follow in the next weeks,” External link

sofiaglobe Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “These new EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights to the DRC bring emergency aid to help those most in need. Defeating coronavirus in the long term means working together, in particular with African nations who are our key partners. We are delivering 40 tons of humanitarian cargo in total on board the three flights to the DRC. It is in our common interest to work in solidarity” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, June 7, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič commente : "L'UE soutient régulièrement les réfugiés en Turquie, au Liban et en Jordanie depuis de nombreuses années. Comme le coronavirus menace les plus vulnérables, nous ne pouvons pas arrêter notre assistance vitale. Nous sommes déterminés à aider le peuple syrien et ses pays d'accueil en ces temps difficiles. L'aide humanitaire de l'UE aidera les enfants à aller à l'école et soutiendra les familles dans le besoin" External link

econostrum Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adiantou : “Gostaria de salientar que o Mecanismo de Protecção Civil [no qual está integrado o rescEU] continua a ser relevante e também o foi durante a crise gerada pela covid-19” External link

portalangop Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adiantou : “Gostaria de salientar que o Mecanismo de Proteção Civil [no qual está integrado o rescEU] continua a ser relevante e também o foi durante a crise gerada pela covid-19” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, June 2, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adiantou : “Gostaria de salientar que o Mecanismo de Proteção Civil [no qual está integrado o rescEU] continua a ser relevante e também o foi durante a crise gerada pela covid-19” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic threatens to worsen an already critical situation in the region. The EU's humanitarian support will help focus on getting emergency assistance to around 5 million Venezuelans who have been forced to leave their homes” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič says : “The EU is determined to start helping people in need with no further delay and provides initial funding of €500.000 for India and €1.100.000 to support the immediate response in Bangladesh,” External link

india Friday, May 22, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic is creating a humanitarian crisis of an enormous scale in some of the most fragile countries in the world. The pandemic threatens food security in countries where public health systems were already weak before this new crisis. We must act now to leave no area of the world unprotected. This is in our common interest. And it is crucial that humanitarian actors continue to have the access to carry out their life-saving work” External link

eureporter Friday, May 22, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU remains committed to address humanitarian needs in countries in the Horn of Africa, all the more so in these challenging times. EU aid will support communities at risk of hunger and strengthen measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. A global pandemic requires a global response” External link

echo Friday, May 22, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic must be tackled on all fronts, all over the world. I am grateful to Slovakia for helping our neighbours in Ukraine. Only together we can overcome this virus. The EU stands ready to channel further offers of assistance” External link

eureporter Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic poses huge logistical challenges for the humanitarian community. The delivery of vital assistance is made more complex, while the needs remain high in many critical areas. With this air bridge we are getting aid to some of the most vulnerable and helping tackle coronavirus globally” External link

eureporter Monday, May 18, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Leaving any area of the world unprotected today leaves us all unprotected tomorrow. As part of our global response, the EU will open a dedicated Humanitarian Air Bridge to get aid into areas which lack supplies due to the difficulties of global transit. This can be a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide” External link

eureporter Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Leaving any area of the world unprotected today leaves us all unprotected tomorrow. As part of our global response, the EU will open a dedicated Humanitarian Air Bridge to get aid into areas which lack supplies due to the difficulties of global transit. This can be a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide” External link

echo Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Leaving any area of the world unprotected today leaves us all unprotected tomorrow. As part of our global response, the EU will open a dedicated Humanitarian Air Bridge to get aid into areas, which lack supplies due to the difficulties of global transit. This can be a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide” External link

northafricapost Friday, May 8, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič commented ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “This virus knows no borders and working together is the only way we can stop it. I am grateful to Austria for its gestures of European solidarity. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre continues working 24/7 to support EU Member States and our closest friends,” External link

sarajevotimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič pointed out : “This virus has to be suppressed globally. Otherwise, it will continue to present a danger for everybody” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We are grateful for China's support and, as President von der Leyen stated, we need each other's support in times of need. The EU and China have been working together since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. In February, the EU already delivered 56 tonnes of equipment to China,” External link

EC Friday, April 17, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union stands in full solidarity with the people in eastern Ukraine. EU aid helps vulnerable people who are exhausted by six years of conflict reach basic services, such as health and water. Access to such services is even more important in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. The EU supports people in need on both sides of the contact line” External link

eureporter Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič recalled : “Our press conference … took place in an almost empty press conference room, salle de presse, in the Berlaymont,” External link

politico-eu Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We are grateful for China's support and, as President von der Leyen stated, we need each other's support in times of need. The EU and China have been working together since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. In February, the EU already delivered 56 tonnes of equipment to China,” External link

echo Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I thank Romania, Norway and Austria for coming to Italy’s support in a time that is so difficult for the whole continent. This is EU solidarity in action. Our EU Emergency Response Coordination Centre is working 24/7 with all Member States to make sure help is channelled to where it’s most needed,” External link

theparliament Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič recalled : “Our press conference … took place in an almost empty press conference room, salle de presse, in the Berlaymont,” External link

politico Saturday, April 11, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "In these difficult times, international cooperation is crucial. We highly appreciate Taiwan's gesture of solidarity with its donation of medical masks to the European Union," External link

focustaiwan Friday, April 10, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I thank Romania, Norway and Austria for coming to Italy’s support in a time that is so difficult for the whole continent. This is EU solidarity in action. Our EU Emergency Response Coordination Centre is working 24/7 with all member states to make sure help is channelled to where it’s most needed” External link

eureporter Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "We are grateful for China's support," External link

euobserver Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I would like to thank member states for their efforts during this process. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre continues working 24/7 with member states in order to meet their requests,” External link

sofiaglobe Friday, March 27, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adianta : “A Comissão está a ajudar os Estados-membros a coordenar as operações de assistência e repatriamento consular aos cidadãos da UE em todo o mundo” External link

ptjornal Monday, March 23, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič diz : “O objetivo principal de todos, neste momento, deve ser proteger a saúde pública no sentido mais amplo possível, num espírito de solidariedade global. Ninguém está imune a este vírus que, claramente, não conhece fronteiras” External link

tvi24 Monday, March 23, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adianta : “A força deste novo coronavírus e a velocidade com que se propaga são enormes e esta situação incrivelmente complexa surpreendeu, claramente, quase todos os países do mundo. Estamos a lidar com uma pandemia e isso exige um alto grau de coordenação em todos os níveis, desde as comunidades locais até aos Estados, regiões e a nível internacional” External link

tvi24 Monday, March 23, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adianta : “A Comissão está a ajudar os Estados-membros a coordenar as operações de assistência e repatriamento consular aos cidadãos da UE em todo o mundo” External link

24-sapo Monday, March 23, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “will be used to support Member States facing shortages of equipment needed to treat infected patients, protect health care workers and help slow the spread of the virus. Our plan is to move ahead without delay,” External link

neurope Friday, March 20, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “We will do all we can to support EU citizens. The EU’s Civil Protection Mechanism has now via 24/7 service of our Emergency Response Coordination Centre facilitated the repatriation of over 800 EU citizens to Europe from China, Japan, Oakland, US and most recently from Morocco” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union, together with its humanitarian partners, is continuing to make a real difference in refugees’ life in Turkey. They have a chance to get back to normality after fleeing atrocities and meet their basic needs, such as rent or food. I want to thank WFP and other partners for having developed this ground-breaking programme” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union has delivered on its commitment to help the refugees in Turkey. I have heard firsthand from the refugees how important EU aid programmes are for them not only because they help meet their most basic needs but also because it gives them hope by being able to send their children to school. I have reassured them they are not alone. EU is strongly committed to continue to support refugees in Turkey” External link

eureporter Friday, March 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Blatant international humanitarian law violations have become common in north-west Syria for way too long. This must stop. The attacks on civilians, children and aid workers must end. Civilians in Idlib lack essential services, such as shelter and heating, food and health care. The EU continues to support the most vulnerable Syrians. However, the conflicting parties must ensure unhindered and safe access for humanitarian assistance. The cross border humanitarian operations are crucial for thousands of people who rely on daily lifesaving support” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “No country can deal with it alone. We have to work together,” External link

thejournal Monday, March 2, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič sustentou : "Continua a não haver nenhum pedido nesse sentido" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Monday, March 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič referiu : "Mas não estamos em posição de impor nada" "Em última análise, são os vários países que vão tomar decisões, nós temos a missão de cordenar a resposta" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Monday, March 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “No country can deal with it alone. We have to work together,” External link

thejournal Monday, March 2, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “As the Coronavirus outbreak affects more and more countries, coordination and cooperation need to be our main focus. Now is the time to join forces in order to stop this epidemic. It is crucial that the entire international community focus on preparedness and response efforts to fight coronavirus, keeping international solidarity in mind” External link

EC Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT



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Janez Lenarčič said : “Yemen remains the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with looming unprecedented famine. The EU is committed to support the people in need. I welcome the humanitarian community discussing how to better support the Yemeni population. I call on the parties to the conflict to respect International Humanitarian law and allow to deliver urgently needed aid to the affected population throughout Yemen” External link

regeringen-en Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Yemen remains the world's largest humanitarian crisis, with an unprecedented famine looming. The EU is committed to supporting the people in need. I welcome today's discussion by the humanitarian community on how to ensure that assistance gets to the Yemeni population quickly and effectively. I call on the parties to the conflict to respect International Humanitarian law and allow the delivery of urgently needed aid to the affected population throughout Yemen” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:16:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Worsening instability and armed conflicts, together with the COVID-19 pandemic and natural hazards, are having a devastating impact in the Sahel and countries in Central Africa. The EU remains committed to help reduce suffering among people in need in the region. While humanitarian aid is there to bring emergency relief, longer-lasting improvements can only be brought about through the political will of national governments and good governance” External link

eureporter Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued” External link

eureporter Monday, May 31, 2021 12:33:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The Covid-19 surge in Nepal is claiming more lives every minute as it spreads across the country. We stand in full solidarity with Nepal in its fight against the pandemic,” External link

nepalitimes Monday, May 31, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "The humanitarian situation in the region continues to require our attention, with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic further exacerbating the impact of the conflict. The EU is substantially increasing its support to help people affected by the conflict to meet their basic needs and to rebuild their lives. Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi , said: " External link

echo Monday, May 31, 2021 10:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued” External link

eureporter Monday, May 31, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued” External link

eureporter Monday, May 31, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "The conflict in eastern Ukraine continues to take a heavy toll on civilians, while the attention of the media and international community is fading. The EU continues to address the humanitarian needs on both sides of the contact line. While our help remains there for those largely suffering in silence lasting solutions for peace and stability must be pursued," External link

unian-en Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In Slovenia, the political arena is much more varied, whereas in Hungary one bloc has a constitutional majority in parliament,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, May 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In Slovenia, the political arena is much more varied, whereas in Hungary one bloc has a constitutional majority in parliament,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, May 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Freedom of the press is a key ingredient of democracy, and democracy is one of the fundamental values of the EU,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, May 17, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “When the next large-scale crisis occurs, the EU needs to have the tools to respond to it effectively, including cross-border crises affecting several member states and several sectors at the same time,” External link

euractiv-en Monday, May 3, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : “The Mechanism will become more agile, more comprehensive and more fit-for-purpose in view of today’s challenges. When the next large-scale crisis strikes, the EU needs to have the tools to respond effectively, including during transboundary crises, affecting multiple Member States and several sectors at the same time,” “Reinforcing the EU’s crisis management system comes in direct response to the 27 Members States and the European Parliament’s request for a stronger EU role in emergencies, and strong public support for the European Union to strengthen its disaster management” External link

echo Monday, May 3, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Many in the Great Lakes region face conflict and violence, natural disasters, as well as recurrent outbreaks of epidemics such as cholera, measles and Ebola – a threat that recently re-emerged in the region. COVID-19 and its health and socioeconomic implications further exacerbate the humanitarian situation. The magnitude of the humanitarian crisis, especially in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is very worrying. The EU’s assistance will be used to provide food, health and protection assistance, enhance emergency and disaster preparedness, and increase access to education for those displaced” External link

EC Monday, May 3, 2021 10:47:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian situation across South Sudan is extremely dire. Parts of this youngest African country are facing famine-like conditions and the country as a whole is bracing itself for the worst food crisis ever,” External link

radiotamazuj Friday, April 23, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič warned ( about Commission ) : “There seems to be little international interest in this acute situation in the country. Only five donors, including the European Commission, account for almost 77% of the total aid to South Sudan,” “This lack of interest risks turning this already disastrous situation into a forgotten crisis. A scale-up of the humanitarian response is urgently needed from all donors to ensure the adequate capacities are in place. Not getting things right now will make matters even worse next year with even more lives being lost” External link

radiotamazuj Friday, April 23, 2021 1:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “EU assistance seeks to alleviate the humanitarian consequences on the most vulnerable populations and improve disaster preparedness in the region,” External link

lestimes Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : "Tragically we continue to see a worsening humanitarian situation in Syria. A decade of a devastating conflict continues to affect millions of Syrians including women and children. The international community must not lose sight of the plight of the affected civilians. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian assistance to save lives on the ground. We are renewing our commitment to helping the Syrian people and the hosting communities" External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:08:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : "Tragically we continue to see a worsening humanitarian situation in Syria. A decade of a devastating conflict continues to affect millions of Syrians including women and children. The international community must not lose sight of the plight of the affected civilians. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian assistance to save lives on the ground. We are renewing our commitment to helping the Syrian people and the hosting communities" External link

echo Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU is stepping up its support to the most vulnerable affected by natural hazards in Nepal, the Philippines, and several countries in South East Asia. It is a region which is one of the most affected by natural disasters and climate change impacts globally. We also support those affected by the protracted conflict in the Philippines, while strengthening the preparation and response to the coronavirus pandemic. This aid package demonstrates the EU's continued commitment to help those in need” External link

echo Tuesday, March 30, 2021 6:59:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to support its neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I thank all the member states for their solidarity. I thank, in particular Romania, for once again helping Moldova through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. We can only beat this pandemic together” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to support its neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I thank all the member states for their solidarity. I thank, in particular Romania, for once again helping Moldova through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. We can only beat this pandemic together” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:34:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Romania for its generous and rapid offer to Moldova. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to facilitate solidarity during the current pandemic. It is only through cooperation and mutual support, within the EU and also outside, that we can have an effective response to COVID-19. Supporting vaccination globally is essential for containing the COVID-19 pandemic: no country in the world will be safe until everyone is safe” External link

eureporter Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The pandemic knows no borders. This is why the European Union and the member states are committed to help their neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I am grateful to Romania for their solidarity with Moldova and sending much needed protective equipment” External link

eureporter Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:38:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU is stepping up its support to the most vulnerable affected by natural hazards in Nepal, the Philippines, and several countries in South East Asia. It is a region which is one of the most affected by natural disasters and climate change impacts globally. We also support those affected by the protracted conflict in the Philippines, while strengthening the preparation and response to the coronavirus pandemic. This aid package demonstrates the EU's continued commitment to help those in need” External link

eureporter Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : "I arrived to Croatia today to assure the Croatian people that the EU stands in full solidarity with them. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre will continue to mobilise immediate assistance. I am very thankful to countries that have immediately rushed to Croatia's help in these difficult times. My thoughts are with all those affected, especially those who have lost loved ones, and with the brave first responders on the scene who are doing their best to help people in need" External link

eureporter Wednesday, March 17, 2021 9:31:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I would like to express my condolences to those that lost family members and friends in the tragic explosions in Equatorial Guinea. I thank Spain and France for their prompt offers of the much-needed assistance. The EU stands ready to provide further support as needed” External link

echo Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In a world where the footprint of crises is expanding rapidly and the principles of humanitarian aid are being challenged as rarely before, the EU’s global responsibility as a humanitarian actor has never been more important,” “We need to deliver better, by boosting the efficiency and impact of our humanitarian action. We need to be able to react with full force as soon as crises emerge,” External link

euractiv-en Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “regrettably, needs rise to an all-time high but the global donor base remains disturbingly narrow” External link

euractiv-en Tuesday, March 16, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In a world where the footprint of crises is expanding rapidly and the principles of humanitarian aid are being challenged as rarely before, the EU’s global responsibility as a humanitarian actor has never been more important,” “We need to deliver better, by boosting the efficiency and impact of our humanitarian action. We need to be able to react with full force as soon as crises emerge,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “regrettably, needs rise to an all-time high but the global donor base remains disturbingly narrow” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian needs of refugees in Turkey persist and are even further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The EU is fully committed to support those in need, as we have done for the past years. I am glad that our flagship programmes help thousands of refugee families to have some normality in their daily lives. This is a true demonstration of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Friday, March 5, 2021 4:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:09:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Nikos Androulakis ) : “When a crisis strikes, and no doubt there will be more, the EU needs to offer an effective response. This legislation is taking an important step to increase our European common level of preparedness and response flexibility towards disasters. I am grateful to the European Parliament, in particular to the rapporteur Nikos Androulakis (MEP) and Portuguese State Secretary Gaspar for their leadership. With the upgraded Union Civil Protection Mechanism Europe will become more resilient, with more capacities in place, to face future common challenges” External link

EC Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Nikos Androulakis ) : “When a crisis strikes, and no doubt there will be more, the EU needs to offer an effective response. This legislation is taking an important step to increase our European common level of preparedness and response flexibility towards disasters. I am grateful to the European Parliament, in particular to the rapporteur Nikos Androulakis (MEP) and Portuguese State Secretary Gaspar for their leadership. With the upgraded Union Civil Protection Mechanism Europe will become more resilient, with more capacities in place, to face future common challenges” External link

echo Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:07:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Romania for its generous and rapid offer to Moldova. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to facilitate solidarity during the current pandemic. It is only through cooperation and mutual support, within the EU and also outside, that we can have an effective response to COVID-19. Supporting vaccination globally is essential for containing the COVID-19 pandemic: no country in the world will be safe until everyone is safe” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : "The [European] Commission has announced today 3 million euros in humanitarian aid to assist those affected by the recent large scale hostilities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, including a significant number of displaced people. Since the beginning of the hostilities in September 2020, the EU has mobilised a total of 6.9 million euros in humanitarian assistance," External link

azernews Thursday, February 25, 2021 11:21:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The pandemic knows no borders. This is why the European Union and the member states are committed to help their neighbours in the fight against the pandemic. I am grateful to Romania for their solidarity with Moldova and sending much needed protective equipment” External link

eureporter Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Monday, February 22, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “International vaccine solidarity is a must if we are to effectively address the COVID-19 pandemic. We are looking at ways to use our humanitarian aid and civil protection tools to help in the rollout of vaccination campaigns in Africa. Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for vulnerable people, including in hard-to-access areas, is a moral duty. We will build on our valuable experience in delivering humanitarian aid in a challenging environment, for example via the Humanitarian Air Bridge flights” External link

eureporter Monday, February 22, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : "The [European] Commission has announced today 3 million euros in humanitarian aid to assist those affected by the recent large scale hostilities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, including a significant number of displaced people. Since the beginning of the hostilities in September 2020, the EU has mobilised a total of 6.9 million euros in humanitarian assistance," External link

azernews Friday, February 19, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Friday, February 12, 2021 12:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Thursday, February 11, 2021 1:31:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to help channel assistance to fight the pandemic, within the EU and in neighbouring countries who are also battling the coronavirus. I thank the Member and participating states for their solidarity at this crucial time” External link

eureporter Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Whilst peace negotiations are ongoing, humanitarian aid can be the central way to reach more than half of the population in the country, some 19 million people. It is paramount that all parties to the conflict facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and expand safe and unhindered access to the most vulnerable. Moreover the protection of civilians, of education facilities, of hospitals and humanitarian missions cannot wait till the end of the peace negotiations. For them to conclude successfully, respect of International Humanitarian Law to safeguard lives is an essential prerequisite for a lasting peace and sustainable future of the country” External link

eureporter Friday, February 5, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Whilst peace negotiations are ongoing, humanitarian aid can be the central way to reach more than half of the population in the country, some 19 million people. It is paramount that all parties to the conflict facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and expand safe and unhindered access to the most vulnerable. Moreover the protection of civilians, of education facilities, of hospitals and humanitarian missions cannot wait till the end of the peace negotiations. For them to conclude successfully, respect of International Humanitarian Law to safeguard lives is an essential prerequisite for a lasting peace and sustainable future of the country” External link

eureporter Friday, February 5, 2021 9:22:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Whilst peace negotiations are ongoing, humanitarian aid can be the central way to reach more than half of the population in the country, some 19 million people. It is paramount that all parties to the conflict facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance and expand safe and unhindered access to the most vulnerable. Moreover the protection of civilians, of education facilities, of hospitals and humanitarian missions cannot wait till the end of the peace negotiations. For them to conclude successfully, respect of International Humanitarian Law to safeguard lives is an essential prerequisite for a lasting peace and sustainable future of the country” External link

eureporter Friday, February 5, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian needs of refugees in Turkey persist and are even further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The EU is fully committed to support those in need, as we have done for the past years. I am glad that our flagship programmes help thousands of refugee families to have some normality in their daily lives. This is a true demonstration of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Thursday, January 21, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : "I arrived to Croatia today to assure the Croatian people that the EU stands in full solidarity with them. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre will continue to mobilise immediate assistance. I am very thankful to countries that have immediately rushed to Croatia's help in these difficult times. My thoughts are with all those affected, especially those who have lost loved ones, and with the brave first responders on the scene who are doing their best to help people in need" External link

eureporter Friday, January 15, 2021 12:37:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : "I arrived to Croatia today to assure the Croatian people that the EU stands in full solidarity with them. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre will continue to mobilise immediate assistance. I am very thankful to countries that have immediately rushed to Croatia's help in these difficult times. My thoughts are with all those affected, especially those who have lost loved ones, and with the brave first responders on the scene who are doing their best to help people in need" External link

eureporter Thursday, December 31, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The humanitarian needs of refugees in Turkey persist and are even further exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic. The EU is fully committed to support those in need, as we have done for the past years. I am glad that our flagship programmes help thousands of refugee families to have some normality in their daily lives. This is a true demonstration of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Monday, December 28, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Queen ) : “The passage of Hurricanes ETA and IOTA has made the humanitarian situation in Central America even more dramatic. Before the year is over, we are channelling an additional €5 million to provide lifesaving activities in a region already affected by a situation of severe food insecurity. At a time when the all of the EU is still fighting the coronavirus crisis, we cannot forget natural disasters continue to happen around the world. I am grateful to Queen Letizia and Spain to bring relief and attention to the situation in Central America as well as to Austria and France for their assistance to the region” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Tens of thousands of people have fled Ethiopia’s Tigray region across the Sudanese border. I commend the Sudanese authorities for their swift reaction to this new and grave humanitarian crisis. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian support for people in need. Nevertheless, it is crucial that Ethiopian authorities ensure an immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access for humanitarian workers to all areas affected by fighting in accordance with International Humanitarian Law” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “Even after so many months of this pandemic, Member States continue to show solidarity within the EU and also to our neighbours. I would like to thank Denmark for once again showing the reach of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism beyond the EU's borders. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover the brunt of the transport costs” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “The past year has seen the globe turned upside down by Covid-19. Apart from its devastating immediate impact on public health, the pandemic has also acted as a huge amplifier for other emergencies. The European Commission has quickly drawn the main lessons and embarked on a series of practical steps as well as legislative to further strengthen the Union Civil Protection Mechanism and enhance its ability to support the Member States in case all of them are overwhelmed by the same crisis” External link

echo Tuesday, December 22, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “The past year has seen the globe turned upside down by Covid-19. Apart from its devastating immediate impact on public health, the pandemic has also acted as a huge amplifier for other emergencies. The European Commission has quickly drawn the main lessons and embarked on a series of practical steps as well as legislative to further strengthen the Union Civil Protection Mechanism and enhance its ability to support the Member States in case all of them are overwhelmed by the same crisis” External link

EC Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I once again would like to thank Norway for quickly answering France’s request. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover part of the transport costs. At a time when many countries are facing the harsh consequences of a second wave of the outbreak, EU solidarity is proving its paramount significance in overcoming the situation,” External link

EC Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “European solidarity with those in need in Ethiopia continues, despite the pandemic and any political considerations in Ethiopia. We will not let the people of East Africa down in these difficult times. During my recent visit to the region, I urged the Ethiopian government to grant unconditional, unimpeded and immediate access to all people in need in Tigray. Unfortunately, this has not happened yet. The EU continues to call on all involved to abide by International Humanitarian Law. In spite of this, the EU is stepping up its humanitarian support for the region, including for Sudan, which is suffering the brunt of the refugee wave from Tigray” External link

reliefWeb Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Queen ) : “The passage of Hurricanes ETA and IOTA has made the humanitarian situation in Central America even more dramatic. Before the year is over, we are channelling an additional €5 million to provide lifesaving activities in a region already affected by a situation of severe food insecurity. I am grateful to Queen Letizia and Spain to bring relief and attention to the situation in Central America as well as to Austria and France for their assistance to the region” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Even after so many months of this pandemic, Member States continue to show solidarity within the EU and also to our neighbours,” External link

euneighbours Monday, December 14, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “Even after so many months of this pandemic, Member States continue to show solidarity within the EU and also to our neighbours. I would like to thank Denmark for once again showing the reach of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism beyond the EU's borders. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover the brunt of the transport costs” External link

reliefWeb Friday, December 11, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : “Tens of thousands of people have fled Ethiopia's Tigray region across the Sudanese border. I commend the Sudanese authorities for their swift reaction to this new and grave humanitarian crisis. The EU is stepping up its humanitarian support for people in need. Nevertheless, it is crucial that Ethiopian authorities ensure an immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access for humanitarian workers to all areas affected by fighting in accordance with International Humanitarian Law” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I wish to urge the Ethiopian authorities one more time to enable full and unrestricted access of humanitarian workers and humanitarian aid to all areas affected by fighting,” External link

businessday Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The only solution lies in the urgent cessation of hostilities,” External link

bloomberg Friday, November 27, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : "At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable in Afghanistan. The coronavirus pandemic poses huge logistical challenges for the humanitarian community, while the needs remain high in critical areas. With this air bridge, the EU is delivering vital assistance such as food, nutrition, water, shelter to ensure aid reaches as many people as possible and to help support the people of Afghanistan”. EU humanitarian projects in Afghanistan focus on providing emergency health care, shelter, food assistance, access to clean water and sanitation facilities, as well as various protection services supporting women and children. The full press release is available In a statement on the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan today, the EU said that words could not do justice to the horrors inflicted. The high representative described the attacks as clear violations of International Humanitarian Law, for which the perpetrators will have to bear the consequences: " External link

eureporter Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Humanitarian Law ) : "At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable in Afghanistan. The coronavirus pandemic poses huge logistical challenges for the humanitarian community, while the needs remain high in critical areas. With this air bridge, the EU is delivering vital assistance such as food, nutrition, water, shelter to ensure aid reaches as many people as possible and to help support the people of Afghanistan”. EU humanitarian projects in Afghanistan focus on providing emergency health care, shelter, food assistance, access to clean water and sanitation facilities, as well as various protection services supporting women and children. The full press release is available In a statement on the terrorist attacks in Afghanistan today, the EU said that words could not do justice to the horrors inflicted. The high representative described the attacks as clear violations of International Humanitarian Law, for which the perpetrators will have to bear the consequences: " External link

eureporter Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:36:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I fear that this crisis will have catastrophic humanitarian impacts for the whole country,” “The military escalation in Ethiopia threatens the stability of the whole country and the region” External link

independent-UG Monday, November 23, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU calls for an immediate end to the hostilities that have already claimed civilian lives. We are extremely concerned about the deterioration of the humanitarian situation, given the upcoming cold season and the aggravating coronavirus pandemic” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I once again would like to thank Norway for quickly answering France’s request. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre is facilitating the logistical arrangements and the EU will cover part of the transport costs. At a time when many countries are facing the harsh consequences of a second wave of the outbreak, EU solidarity is proving its paramount significance in overcoming the situation,” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU stands in full solidarity with the countries of Central America in this difficult time. We will do all we can to help, getting aid in to the people on the ground. I am very thankful to Spain for their solidarity. Our thoughts are with all those affected and with the national authorities and brave first responders on the scene. The EU stands ready to provide further assistance” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Norway for its swift reaction to France’s request, for which our European Response Coordination Centre also facilitated the logistical arrangements. Both the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and the rescEU reserve are pivotal to make solidarity with countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic work,” External link

echo Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “People holding the highest executive offices should be aware of the fact that what they say in public, and it includes social network platforms like Twitter, resonates, and that prudence should be the rule because of that,” External link

politico-eu Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I fear that this crisis will have catastrophic humanitarian impacts for the whole country,” “The military escalation in Ethiopia threatens the stability of the whole country and the region” External link

politico-eu Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU stands in full solidarity with the countries of Central America in this difficult time. We will do all we can to help, getting aid in to the people on the ground. I am very thankful to Spain for their solidarity. Our thoughts are with all those affected and with the national authorities and brave first responders on the scene. The EU stands ready to provide further assistance” External link

reliefWeb Friday, November 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added ( about Commission ) : ”We have been working around the clock to avoid a repetition of the situation experienced at the end of February, when whole EU was overwhelmed in the fight against the pandemic. We created the rescEU medical reserve so no member state is left alone when dealing with the same challenge. After already delivering protective face masks across Europe, this will be the first time the European Commission is dispatching ventilators from the EU level reserve". The EU's Emergency Response Co-ordination Centre is in constant contact with authorities in Czech and more EU assistance can be channelled in the coming days via the , coming from member states. In order to give member states time to assess their response capacity and taking into account the gravity of the situation in the Czech Republic, the EU has proactively initiated the rescEU deployment of medical reserve. The full press release is available The drug was identified as a potential COVID-19 treatment by researchers using supercomputers to screen more than 400,000 molecules for chemical characteristics that might inhibit the virus, focusing on those already approved for use in humans. Andrea Beccari, from Excalate4Cov, a public-private consortium led by Italy’s Dompé Farmaceutici, said researchers hoped that raloxifene - a generic drug known as a selective oestrogen receptor modulator - would block replication of the virus in cells and thus slow down progress of the disease. “It inhibits virus replication, thus preventing the worsening of patients with mild symptoms, and also decreases infectivity, limiting the viral load,” External link

eureporter Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I thank Norway for its swift reaction to France’s request, for which our European Response Coordination Centre also facilitated the logistical arrangements. Both the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and the rescEU reserve are pivotal to make solidarity with countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic work,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Today the international community came together to show its support and deliver further assistance to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and the communities hosting them. We must do all we can so the Rohingya crisis does not become a forgotten tragedy. At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable with this emergency humanitarian support” External link

echo Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Despite our huge political and financial mobilisation in the Sahel, the security, social and humanitarian situation keeps on deteriorating,” External link

politico-eu Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Today the international community came together to show its support and deliver further assistance to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees and the communities hosting them. We must do all we can so the Rohingya crisis does not become a forgotten tragedy. At this difficult time, the EU continues to stand by the most vulnerable with this emergency humanitarian support” External link

reliefWeb Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “This final delivery of life-saving testing equipment to the African Union wraps up the first phase of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, which has provided crucial support these past months to vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “This final delivery of life-saving testing equipment to the African Union wraps up the first phase of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, which has provided crucial support these past months to vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, October 10, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Refugee children have the right to a better future. And education is key to deliver it. This is why I will continue investing 10% of EU’s humanitarian budget in education. This funding has already brought more than 8.5 million children and young people from 59 countries back to learning and to protective education environment. Half of the EU-supported projects in education in emergencies target specifically refugee children and their communities. Over the next 7 years, the EU funding for education in humanitarian contexts will reach nearly EUR 1 billion, helping refugee children and youth benefit from equitable, safe and quality education,” External link

EC Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The current pandemic has yet again provided evidence that crises exacerbate structural gender inequalities. The Call to Action’s message of ensuring that GBV is seen as lifesaving, to be addressed from the onset of a crisis, is even more relevant today. As European Commissioner, I look forward to continuing our collective work,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Refugee children have the right to a better future. And education is key to deliver it. This is why I will continue investing 10% of EU’s humanitarian budget in education. This funding has already brought more than 8.5 million children and young people from 59 countries back to learning and to protective education environment. Half of the EU-supported projects in education in emergencies target specifically refugee children and their communities. Over the next 7 years, the EU funding for education in humanitarian contexts will reach nearly EUR 1 billion, helping refugee children and youth benefit from equitable, safe and quality education,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “It is clear that climate change and environmental degradation are threat multipliers. They are aggravating factors for conflict as they interact with the root causes. Today, it is estimated that at least 40% of internal conflicts have a link to natural resources. If we are to seek peace in these regions, we must also look to address the root cause of these issues. That is why the European Union is committed to addressing these crises collectively and individually,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The Central African Republic is at a critical crossroads as concerns peace in the country. It is a moment to be seized by the CAR so that humanitarian actors have the safety and stability needed to address needs. Through its humanitarian aid, the EU is committed to continuing supporting organisations helping the people affected by the multiple humanitarian crises in the CAR. However, it is only peace and reconciliation that can provide a long-lasting solution to the current challenges,” External link

echo Thursday, October 8, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “This final delivery of life-saving testing equipment to the African Union wraps up the first phase of the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, which has provided crucial support these past months to vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” External link

newbusinessethiopia Thursday, October 8, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

eureporter Monday, October 5, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

eureporter Monday, October 5, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

eureporter Monday, October 5, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The fighting in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone has already claimed civilian lives. International humanitarian law must be respected and the protection of civilian life and infrastructure ensured. The EU stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the violence and is ready to provide further humanitarian support, should human suffering continue. We call for an immediate end to hostilities” External link

panarmenian-en Friday, October 2, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič dit : «Le programme alimentaire mondial (PAM), qui est chargé de distribuer l’aide alimentaire, a mené une enquête approfondie qui a révélé que certains ménages bénéficiaires vendaient une partie de leur ration alimentaire pour couvrir d’autres besoins fondamentaux» External link

albayane Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “As policy-makers, we can help, by developing systemic, integrated solutions and bring together the development and humanitarian communities,” External link

trust2 Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “As policy-makers, we can help, by developing systemic, integrated solutions and bring together the development and humanitarian communities,” External link

trust Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : “Innovation can help us deliver better and more effective aid to people most in need. The technologies recognized today are a great testament to that. It is encouraging to see the great diversity of actors and new partnerships for innovation, from start-up companies to existing humanitarian organizations. I hope this award serves to support the scaling and broad adoption of these innovations in humanitarian work around the world” External link

unhcr-org Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “I am grateful to Italy, Poland and Denmark for their generosity towards our neighbours. The virus knows no borders, but neither does European solidarity” External link

eureporter Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We have financed the transportation of essential medical supplies across the EU. The items were delivered where they were needed the most and have boosted national efforts to save lives and better equip hospitals and healthcare workers,” External link

sofiaglobe Friday, September 18, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In April, we announced that more than 135 million people suffer from acute hunger and malnutrition throughout the world. This was without considering the impact of coronavirus on food systems,” “In these difficult times, it is crucial to coordinate our efforts with those of other global actors. The Global Network Against Food Crises was created specifically for this purpose. We need to reinforce it and deploy it in all its dimensions, in particular in the field” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:04:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Yesterday, Poland offered 156 refugee housing units to Greece. I would like to thank all countries that provided assistance to Greece. We must all do everything in our power to prevent tragedies like the recent fire in the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, which left thousands of refugees without shelter. These offers are a concrete expression of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Monday, September 14, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Yesterday, Poland offered 156 refugee housing units to Greece. I would like to thank all countries that provided assistance to Greece. We must all do everything in our power to prevent tragedies like the recent fire in the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, which left thousands of refugees without shelter. These offers are a concrete expression of European solidarity” External link

eureporter Monday, September 14, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : "through the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, the European Commission will continue to work hand-in-hand with member states to support vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is in our common interest to tackle the pandemic worldwide" External link

allafrica Saturday, September 5, 2020 3:19:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “Through the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, the European Commission continues to work hand in hand with Member States to support vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is in our common interest to tackle the pandemic worldwide. We are committed to ensuring effective delivery of essential medical equipment to the countries that need it the most. This specific consignment will be able to reach a large number of countries as it will support the African Union continental response,” External link

AfricaNews-English Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Commission ) : “Through the EU Humanitarian Air Bridge, the European Commission continues to work hand in hand with Member States to support vulnerable countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic. It is in our common interest to tackle the pandemic worldwide. We are committed to ensuring effective delivery of essential medical equipment to the countries that need it the most. This specific consignment will be able to reach a large number of countries as it will support the African Union continental response,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, September 1, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union continues to deliver emergency support to the Lebanese people. This Air Bridge flight will boost medical supplies to support the local healthcare system, bringing aid to those most in need” External link

echo Friday, August 28, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Caracas Venezuela ) : “The EU continues to stand by the people in need in Venezuela, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights deliver medical equipment and other essential supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is imperative that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their essential job of saving lives,” External link

echo Friday, August 28, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU has been helping Lebanon since immediately after the explosion, mobilising hundreds of search and rescue experts and sending medical aid to Beirut. I thank all European countries that have put solidarity into action. As needs rise we are providing humanitarian support to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people. In these critical hours, the EU is providing shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, and food assistance. We are committed to stand by the people of Lebanon today and in the long term to help them recover” External link

echo Friday, August 28, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union continues to deliver emergency support to the Lebanese people. This Air Bridge flight will boost medical supplies to support the local healthcare system, bringing aid to those most in need” External link

EC Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU has been helping Lebanon since immediately after the explosion, mobilising hundreds of search and rescue experts and sending medical aid to Beirut. I thank all European countries that have put solidarity into action. As needs rise we are providing humanitarian support to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people. In these critical hours, the EU is providing shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, and food assistance. We are committed to stand by the people of Lebanon today and in the long term to help them recover” External link

EC Thursday, August 27, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Caracas Venezuela ) : "The EU continues to stand by the people in need in Venezuela, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights deliver medical equipment and other essential supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is imperative that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their essential job of saving lives," External link

reliefWeb Saturday, August 22, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU has been helping Lebanon since immediately after the explosion, mobilising hundreds of search and rescue experts and sending medical aid to Beirut. I thank all European countries that have put solidarity into action. As needs rise we are providing humanitarian support to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people. In these critical hours, the EU is providing shelter, emergency healthcare, water and sanitation, and food assistance. We are committed to stand by the people of Lebanon today and in the long term to help them recover” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Children in Yemen are more than ever at risk of malnutrition and disease. We therefore want to make sure partners like the UN’s Children Fund can perform their lifesaving work,” External link

unicef Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to stand by the people in need in South Sudan, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge Flights deliver medical equipment and other supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is essential that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their lifesaving job,” External link

echo Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "At this difficult time, the European Union offers its full support to the Lebanese people," External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “At this difficult time, the European Union offers its full support to the Lebanese people,” External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Children in Yemen are more than ever at risk of malnutrition and disease. We therefore want to make sure partners like the UN’s Children Fund can perform their lifesaving work,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič expliqué ( about Jean Yves Le Drian ) : "Le mécanisme de protection civile de l'UE a été activé à la demande des autorités libanaises et coordonne actuellement le déploiement urgent de plus de 100 pompiers hautement qualifiés, avec des véhicules, des chiens et du matériel, spécialisés dans la recherche et le sauvetage en milieu urbain" External link

metrofrance Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : "The EU has also activated its Copernicus Satellite mapping system to support the Lebanese authorities in assessing the extent of the damage," "We stand with Lebanon and its people and are ready to mobilize further help" External link

polandsun Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič says : “The aid package will also strengthen the preparation and response to the coronavirus pandemic for countries in the region,” External link

thepost-ls Tuesday, July 28, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In parallel, the EU is helping communities better prepare for natural hazards and reduce their impact,” External link

thepost-ls Tuesday, July 28, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Women and girls in Yemen are particularly at risk due to on-going fighting, the coronavirus outbreak and collapsing services,” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, July 28, 2020 1:56:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU set up a Humanitarian Air Bridge to Iraq to ensure that essential supplies reach vulnerable children and frontline health workers in these difficult times,” External link

reliefWeb Monday, July 27, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “In many places, the current growing season is exceptionally hot and dry, while in several other parts of the region, erratic rains risk undermining harvests in 2020. In some countries, this burden comes on top of already-crippling economic woes. The coronavirus pandemic is likely to compound already significant humanitarian needs in the region,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 24, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Humanitarian workers have one mission – that of saving lives. At a time humanitarian needs are at their highest in North East Nigeria, compounded by the coronavirus pandemic, relief workers continue to selflessly help the people in need whom this aid is lifeline. Saving the lives of others should not cost lives,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, July 24, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU continues to stand by the people in need in South Sudan, especially in the current worldwide health crisis. Tackling the pandemic globally is in the interest of all. The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge Flights deliver medical equipment and other supplies to protect healthcare and frontline humanitarian aid workers. To ensure aid continues to reach those most in need, it is essential that humanitarian workers have full and safe access to do their lifesaving job,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Through its Humanitarian Air Bridge operations, the EU enables humanitarian aid to continue to reach the people most in need. The operations also support the delivery of supplies helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. More than 20 such flights have been operated so far to some of the most vulnerable countries,” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “No member state responded to Italy’s request and to the commission’s call for help,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We convened the first meeting of the so called crisis coordination committee on 28th of January,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič recalled : “We went to the press conference and the press room was almost empty,” “We called for preparedness – for all member states to take this seriously and prepare. There was a lot of echo because of the empty room. But we were still hoping that there would be some echo in the media next day. We didn’t find much of that because all the media attention in Brussels was, at that time, devoted to the last session of the European parliament plenary where the UK members participated” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about The UK ) : “The commission acted forcefully and immediately in order to persuade all those member states that indulged in such selfish measures,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “So a lot of footage of people singing holding hands in the plenary,” “I understand that it was a historic moment, it was a sad moment it was emotional moment. But that all does not change the fact that we had something to say on that same day. And we said it, and not many people were interested” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Stella Kyriakides ) : “My colleague [the health commissioner] Stella Kyriakides was asking for data all along,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “It is not a problem to close the border but you have to talk to your neighbour on the other side of it and some didn’t,” “That was wrong and created a lot of problems. First it hampered the flow of goods which is dangerous not only for the functioning of the single market but also for the Covid response because some of those goods are essential like medical equipment, not to talk about food” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We stand in full solidarity with the Iranian people at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with all those affected by this pandemic and to the first responders on the ground. Our support will help ongoing efforts in Iran deliver urgent life-saving protective medical gear and other vital medical supplies to those most in need. Global solidarity is essential in the fight against coronavirus,” External link

reliefWeb Friday, July 10, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added ( about Inside Syria ) : “Syrians continue to live in the shadow of the war. The humanitarian situation in Syria remains dire, with the coronavirus pandemic further exacerbating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. The EU is committed to continue helping Syrian people and the hosting communities for as long as it is needed” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:34:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "Civil protection capacities have been under extreme pressure in the past months. Nonetheless, the European Union keeps up its commitment to help when climate disasters strike. I warmly thank Sweden for its immediate response. We stand ready to provide further assistance and show our solidarity with all those in the affected areas and with the first responders working on the ground" External link

unian-en Sunday, June 28, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "Civil protection capacities have been under extreme pressure in the past months. Nonetheless, the European Union keeps up its commitment to help when climate disasters strike. I warmly thank Sweden for its immediate response. We stand ready to provide further assistance and show our solidarity with all those in the affected areas and with the first responders working on the ground" External link

reliefWeb Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “When the coronavirus hit Europe, there was a lack of many kinds of medical equipment across Member States. Yet the EU did not have the power or the means to offer equipment; we could only encourage cooperation. Citizens expect the EU to act during a crisis. We all need to be better prepared and learn the lessons. rescEU will be massively strengthened to leave no EU country behind during a crisis” External link

echo Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “When the coronavirus hit Europe, there was a lack of many kinds of medical equipment across Member States. Yet the EU did not have the power or the means to offer equipment; we could only encourage cooperation. Citizens expect the EU to act during a crisis. We all need to be better prepared and learn the lessons. rescEU will be massively strengthened to leave no EU country behind during a crisis” External link

EC Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU remains committed to supporting Armenia and partners in the region as they tackle the coronavirus pandemic. I am grateful to Lithuania for helping our neighbours in Armenia. This is true European solidarity in action. The EU stands ready to channel further offers of assistance” External link

euneighbours Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added : “The humanitarian situation in Syria is at even greater risk as the coronavirus pandemic threatens the most vulnerable. The EU will not abandon the Syrian people in most urgent need for assistance inside the country as well as in the region” External link

eeas Monday, June 22, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “After the successful shipment to Bulgaria of protective equipment, more operations will follow in the next weeks,” External link

sofiaglobe Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “These new EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights to the DRC bring emergency aid to help those most in need. Defeating coronavirus in the long term means working together, in particular with African nations who are our key partners. We are delivering 40 tons of humanitarian cargo in total on board the three flights to the DRC. It is in our common interest to work in solidarity” External link

reliefWeb Sunday, June 7, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič commente : "L'UE soutient régulièrement les réfugiés en Turquie, au Liban et en Jordanie depuis de nombreuses années. Comme le coronavirus menace les plus vulnérables, nous ne pouvons pas arrêter notre assistance vitale. Nous sommes déterminés à aider le peuple syrien et ses pays d'accueil en ces temps difficiles. L'aide humanitaire de l'UE aidera les enfants à aller à l'école et soutiendra les familles dans le besoin" External link

econostrum Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adiantou : “Gostaria de salientar que o Mecanismo de Protecção Civil [no qual está integrado o rescEU] continua a ser relevante e também o foi durante a crise gerada pela covid-19” External link

portalangop Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adiantou : “Gostaria de salientar que o Mecanismo de Proteção Civil [no qual está integrado o rescEU] continua a ser relevante e também o foi durante a crise gerada pela covid-19” External link

diarioeconomico Tuesday, June 2, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adiantou : “Gostaria de salientar que o Mecanismo de Proteção Civil [no qual está integrado o rescEU] continua a ser relevante e também o foi durante a crise gerada pela covid-19” External link

24-sapo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic threatens to worsen an already critical situation in the region. The EU's humanitarian support will help focus on getting emergency assistance to around 5 million Venezuelans who have been forced to leave their homes” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič says : “The EU is determined to start helping people in need with no further delay and provides initial funding of €500.000 for India and €1.100.000 to support the immediate response in Bangladesh,” External link

india Friday, May 22, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic is creating a humanitarian crisis of an enormous scale in some of the most fragile countries in the world. The pandemic threatens food security in countries where public health systems were already weak before this new crisis. We must act now to leave no area of the world unprotected. This is in our common interest. And it is crucial that humanitarian actors continue to have the access to carry out their life-saving work” External link

eureporter Friday, May 22, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The EU remains committed to address humanitarian needs in countries in the Horn of Africa, all the more so in these challenging times. EU aid will support communities at risk of hunger and strengthen measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. A global pandemic requires a global response” External link

echo Friday, May 22, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic must be tackled on all fronts, all over the world. I am grateful to Slovakia for helping our neighbours in Ukraine. Only together we can overcome this virus. The EU stands ready to channel further offers of assistance” External link

eureporter Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The coronavirus pandemic poses huge logistical challenges for the humanitarian community. The delivery of vital assistance is made more complex, while the needs remain high in many critical areas. With this air bridge we are getting aid to some of the most vulnerable and helping tackle coronavirus globally” External link

eureporter Monday, May 18, 2020 8:08:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Leaving any area of the world unprotected today leaves us all unprotected tomorrow. As part of our global response, the EU will open a dedicated Humanitarian Air Bridge to get aid into areas which lack supplies due to the difficulties of global transit. This can be a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide” External link

eureporter Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Leaving any area of the world unprotected today leaves us all unprotected tomorrow. As part of our global response, the EU will open a dedicated Humanitarian Air Bridge to get aid into areas which lack supplies due to the difficulties of global transit. This can be a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide” External link

echo Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Leaving any area of the world unprotected today leaves us all unprotected tomorrow. As part of our global response, the EU will open a dedicated Humanitarian Air Bridge to get aid into areas, which lack supplies due to the difficulties of global transit. This can be a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable communities worldwide” External link

northafricapost Friday, May 8, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič commented ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “This virus knows no borders and working together is the only way we can stop it. I am grateful to Austria for its gestures of European solidarity. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre continues working 24/7 to support EU Member States and our closest friends,” External link

sarajevotimes Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič pointed out : “This virus has to be suppressed globally. Otherwise, it will continue to present a danger for everybody” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We are grateful for China's support and, as President von der Leyen stated, we need each other's support in times of need. The EU and China have been working together since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. In February, the EU already delivered 56 tonnes of equipment to China,” External link

EC Friday, April 17, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union stands in full solidarity with the people in eastern Ukraine. EU aid helps vulnerable people who are exhausted by six years of conflict reach basic services, such as health and water. Access to such services is even more important in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. The EU supports people in need on both sides of the contact line” External link

eureporter Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič recalled : “Our press conference … took place in an almost empty press conference room, salle de presse, in the Berlaymont,” External link

politico-eu Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:42:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “We are grateful for China's support and, as President von der Leyen stated, we need each other's support in times of need. The EU and China have been working together since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. In February, the EU already delivered 56 tonnes of equipment to China,” External link

echo Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič added ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I thank Romania, Norway and Austria for coming to Italy’s support in a time that is so difficult for the whole continent. This is EU solidarity in action. Our EU Emergency Response Coordination Centre is working 24/7 with all Member States to make sure help is channelled to where it’s most needed,” External link

theparliament Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič recalled : “Our press conference … took place in an almost empty press conference room, salle de presse, in the Berlaymont,” External link

politico Saturday, April 11, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "In these difficult times, international cooperation is crucial. We highly appreciate Taiwan's gesture of solidarity with its donation of medical masks to the European Union," External link

focustaiwan Friday, April 10, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I thank Romania, Norway and Austria for coming to Italy’s support in a time that is so difficult for the whole continent. This is EU solidarity in action. Our EU Emergency Response Coordination Centre is working 24/7 with all member states to make sure help is channelled to where it’s most needed” External link

eureporter Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : "We are grateful for China's support," External link

euobserver Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “I would like to thank member states for their efforts during this process. Our Emergency Response Coordination Centre continues working 24/7 with member states in order to meet their requests,” External link

sofiaglobe Friday, March 27, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adianta : “A Comissão está a ajudar os Estados-membros a coordenar as operações de assistência e repatriamento consular aos cidadãos da UE em todo o mundo” External link

ptjornal Monday, March 23, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič diz : “O objetivo principal de todos, neste momento, deve ser proteger a saúde pública no sentido mais amplo possível, num espírito de solidariedade global. Ninguém está imune a este vírus que, claramente, não conhece fronteiras” External link

tvi24 Monday, March 23, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adianta : “A força deste novo coronavírus e a velocidade com que se propaga são enormes e esta situação incrivelmente complexa surpreendeu, claramente, quase todos os países do mundo. Estamos a lidar com uma pandemia e isso exige um alto grau de coordenação em todos os níveis, desde as comunidades locais até aos Estados, regiões e a nível internacional” External link

tvi24 Monday, March 23, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič adianta : “A Comissão está a ajudar os Estados-membros a coordenar as operações de assistência e repatriamento consular aos cidadãos da UE em todo o mundo” External link

24-sapo Monday, March 23, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “will be used to support Member States facing shortages of equipment needed to treat infected patients, protect health care workers and help slow the spread of the virus. Our plan is to move ahead without delay,” External link

neurope Friday, March 20, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said ( about Emergency Response Coordination ) : “We will do all we can to support EU citizens. The EU’s Civil Protection Mechanism has now via 24/7 service of our Emergency Response Coordination Centre facilitated the repatriation of over 800 EU citizens to Europe from China, Japan, Oakland, US and most recently from Morocco” External link

eureporter Tuesday, March 17, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union, together with its humanitarian partners, is continuing to make a real difference in refugees’ life in Turkey. They have a chance to get back to normality after fleeing atrocities and meet their basic needs, such as rent or food. I want to thank WFP and other partners for having developed this ground-breaking programme” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “The European Union has delivered on its commitment to help the refugees in Turkey. I have heard firsthand from the refugees how important EU aid programmes are for them not only because they help meet their most basic needs but also because it gives them hope by being able to send their children to school. I have reassured them they are not alone. EU is strongly committed to continue to support refugees in Turkey” External link

eureporter Friday, March 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “Blatant international humanitarian law violations have become common in north-west Syria for way too long. This must stop. The attacks on civilians, children and aid workers must end. Civilians in Idlib lack essential services, such as shelter and heating, food and health care. The EU continues to support the most vulnerable Syrians. However, the conflicting parties must ensure unhindered and safe access for humanitarian assistance. The cross border humanitarian operations are crucial for thousands of people who rely on daily lifesaving support” External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “No country can deal with it alone. We have to work together,” External link

thejournal Monday, March 2, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič sustentou : "Continua a não haver nenhum pedido nesse sentido" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Monday, March 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič referiu : "Mas não estamos em posição de impor nada" "Em última análise, são os vários países que vão tomar decisões, nós temos a missão de cordenar a resposta" External link

WortLuxembourg-pt Monday, March 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “No country can deal with it alone. We have to work together,” External link

thejournal Monday, March 2, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Janez Lenarčič said : “As the Coronavirus outbreak affects more and more countries, coordination and cooperation need to be our main focus. Now is the time to join forces in order to stop this epidemic. It is crucial that the entire international community focus on preparedness and response efforts to fight coronavirus, keeping international solidarity in mind” External link

EC Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
ambassador57.14%EN11/07/201307/11/2013
director38.10%EN09/02/201302/09/2013
state secretary4.76%EN05/22/200822/05/2008
Names Lang Count
Janez LenarčičEN36.96%
Janez LenarčičFR32.61%
Janez LenarčičSL30.43%


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