#Funding

Belgium, Brussels: Ursula von der Leyen (r), President of the European Commission, takes part in a special session on the second day of the EU special summit. Photo: -/EU/XinHua/dpa
Belgium, Brussels: Ursula von der Leyen ... […]

EU leaders cautiously optimistic deal on virus recovery fund in sight

European Union leaders are currently having major talks for a shared economic stimulus package to recoup the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic for the fourth day in a row. An agreement seems difficult to reach.
A drinking water tank pictured in Al-Nusairat refugee camp, Central Gaza Strip, 07 March 2018. Gazans are falling ill from their drinking water, as pollution of the seawater has gone beyond 50 percent, which would make Gaza uninhabitable by 2020 according to the UN. Lack of fuel to operate sewage treating facilities has forced the authorities to send wastewater into the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Wissam Nassar/dpa
A drinking water tank pictured in Al-Nus... […]

International donors raise 456m euros for Gaza desalination plant

The European Union says international donors have raised 456 million euros ($560 million) to build a desalination plant in the Gaza Strip to provide around 2 million people with safe drinking water