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29 Jan

Commission launches PEGASE – a new mechanism to support the Palestinian people

The European Commission will launch next 1st February the PEGASE1 mechanism, a new instrument to channel EU and international assistance as a contribution to the building of the Palestinian State and as a follow-up to the current Temporary International Mechanism (TIM). PEGASE will run for the next three years. Based […]

05 Aug

EU, Netherlands Contribute Over €10 Million to PA

The European Union (EU) made a contribution amounting to €10 million and another €0.62 million, from the Netherlands, to the Palestinian Authority (PA), for the salaries and pensions of Palestinian civil servants in the occupied West Bank. The EU and the Netherlands made such a contribution to the PA’s payment […]

25 Jun

€154,000 in EU Support for West Bank Farmers and Agro

The European Union has agreed to provide nearly €154,000 to support West Bank farmers and agricultural businesses directly affected by Israeli occupation, a press release issued by the Office of the European Union Representative in Jerusalem stated . The release noted, according to WAFA, that this EU contribution, the first […]

06 Jun

EU to Alot €15M for May Salaries and Pensions

The European Union announced, Sunday, a contribution to the PA of €15.0 million for the payment of May’s salaries and pensions for over 66,000 Palestinian civil servants and pensioners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. This contribution is being channeled through the PEGASE mechanism, the EU said according […]

15 Apr

EU, Austria, Ireland and Portugal Pledge over €12m in Support to Palestine

The European Union is making its first contribution in 2016 to the Palestinian Authority’s quarterly payment of social allowances. According to a press statement released on Friday morning, around 119,000 poor Palestinian families in the West Bank and Gaza will receive financial payments through the PA’s cash transfer program. This […]

24 Nov

€10 Million Made Available to UNRWA by European Commision

Yesterday, the European Commission announced an additional €10 million in support to UNRWA, in order to keep schools open, and to maintain core services for Palestinian refugees..According to the official press release, this contribution, which comes in addition to the €10 million granted in October, brings the 2015 EU support […]

13 Aug

$26 million to East Jerusalem Hospitals via EU

The European Union, with the government of Denmark, has announced a donation of $26 million in aid to be transferred to hospitals in occupied East Jerusalem.The latest contribution is being channeled through PEGASE, a European mechanism launched in 2008 by the European Commission to help build a Palestinian state. According […]

20 May

Sweden to Give $4.8m in PA Salaries and Pensions

On Tuesday, the Swedish State Secretary for International Development Cooperation, Ulrika Modéer, who is currently visiting Palestine, announced a contribution of SEK 40 million ($4.8 million) to the Palestinian Authority.The contribution will be channeled through the European Union’s PEGASE mechanism, according to WAFA, and will help the PA pay for […]

03 Apr

EU, Netherlands Contribute Over $30m to March PA Wages

The European Union and the Netherlands Thursday announced a contribution of about $34.2 million (€31.6 million) to the Palestinian Authority’s payment of its civil servants’ March salaries and pensions.In a joint press release, the EU revealed that it is making a contribution of approximately $34.2 million (€31.6 million) to the […]

13 Feb

Finland Donates €2.5m to East Jerusalem Hospitals

February 13, 2015 1:22 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

Today, the government of Finland is responding to the cash flow problems of hospitals in occupied East Jerusalem, as a result of the PA’s financial crisis, with a contribution of €2.5 million. The contribution, which is channelled through the PEGASE mechanism, will help to cover part of outstanding costs relating […]

05 Dec

EU Countries Contribute €23.5m to Gaza Salaries

December 5, 2014 1:09 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, International, News Report 0

The European Union, Wednesday, made a contribution of approximately €23.5 million to the November payment of salaries and pensions for around 68,500 Palestinian civil servants and pensioners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to the PNN, this contribution, which is channelled through the PEGASE mechanism, is being […]

05 Sep

Gaza Reconstruction to Cost $7.8 Billion

September 5, 2014 7:57 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The reconstruction of Gaza is to cost $7.8 billion, according to Palestinian experts. Around 200,000 workers in the Gaza Strip are currently unemployed, say recent statistics, while the European Union has contributed €15.5 million to the early payment of August PA salaries and pensions.In a report published on Thursday, the […]

09 Jul

Britain’s Largest Trade Union: Israel is an Apartheid State

Britain’s largest trade union, ‘Unite’, has condemned Israeli crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories and stepped up to join the international campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. The EU has contributed €15.5 million to the Palestinian Authority for the payment of June salaries and pensions.At the three-day […]

05 Jun

EU Donates €15.5 M. For May Salaries

[Thursday, June 5, 2014] The European Union granted the Palestinian Authority €15.5 Million for salaries and pensions for the months of May, to be transferred to more than 70.000 government employees, and pensioners, and for other basic expenses.EU Representative John Gatt-Rutter stated that the money would be paid through the […]

31 May

EU Announces Renewed Support for Palestinians

The European Union has made funds available to the figure of €200 million, in ensuring support to the Palestinian Authority (PA) and United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The funds aim to provide vital basic services to the Palestinian people (such as […]

06 Dec

EU Grants PA €11 Million For Pensions And Salaries

The European Union has granted the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) in the West Bank approximately €11 Million, in order to help it pay November salaries of more than 71,000 Palestinian civil employees and pensioners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.The European contribution is transferred through the PEGASE mechanism, used […]

17 Mar

EU Grants PA €20.8 Millions To Pay Salaries, Pensions

The European Union (EU) has granted the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank approximately €2.8 millions to pay pensions and salaries to nearly 82,000 retired people and government employees, in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.The European Union will be paying €20 Million while Holland will be paying €0.8 […]

16 Jan

E.U. Approves €100 M. To P.A., UNRWA

The European Union has decided to grant the Palestinian Authority (P.A.), in the West Bank, and the UNRWA, €100 Million so that they can continue to provide essential services to the Palestinians. In its statement, the European Commission reported that the decision of the European Union to provide assistance to […]

06 Jan

EU Grants P.A €47.7 M. For December Salaries

The European Union will be transferring approximately €47.7 Million to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank in order to enable it pay December benefits to nearly 85.000 government employees and pensioners in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The European Commission will be paying €26.2 Million, Spain €20.0 […]

09 May

EU Undermines Israeli Government Efforts To Drain Palestinian Finances

The EU has undermined efforts by Israel to stop the flow of money into the Palestinian Authority’s budget through an 85 million euro payment to the Palestinian administration. The payment is in addition to the 100 million euro payment approved earlier this year as part of funding for Palestinian state […]

25 May

EU Could Cut P.A Funds Should Talks Fail

The European Union announced, Monday, that it may consider cutting funds allocated for the Palestinian Authority if talks with Israel continue to stall.The statement was made during an EU meeting to discuss its budget for the next seven years. The EU provides the Palestinian Authority (PA) with 300 million Euros […]

11 Jun

EU pays salaries and pensions of 73000 Palestinian civil servants

Around 73 thousand Palestinians received their pensions and salaries on Tuesday for the month of May after the European Union approved 23 million Euros (appx USD 34 million) in direct aid for the Palestinian Authority, a press release by the European Community Technical Assistance office for the West Bank and […]

11 Jun

La UE paga los sueldos y pensiones de 73.000 funcionarios públicos palestinos

June 11, 2008 3:34 AM George Rishmawi News Report 0

Según dio a conocer éste martes un comunicado de prensa de la Oficina de Asistencia Técnica de la Comunidad Europea para Cisjordania y la Franja de Gaza, en Jerusalén, alrededor de 73.000 palestinos recibieron el martes sus pensiones y salarios del mes de mayo, después de que la Unión Europea […]