Those who keep Putin's war machine running must pay the price.

This week, we took action to add violation of EU sanctions to the list of EU crimes and to confiscate assets of oligarchs violating sanctions to Russia.

EU sanctions must be respected.


Even as the war is still going on, we need to prepare for what comes next.

We stand ready to begin reconstructing what has been destroyed in Ukraine.

RebuildUkraine is our major reconstruction plan to restore Ukraine’s infrastructure.


Aware of anyone violating EU sanctions on Russia or Belarus?

We have created an online tool for whistleblowers to contact us and report violations of EU sanctions.

Make a report 👉


Art available 24 hours a day with one click.🖼️

This is what @europeanaeu offers.

This EU project collects over 58 million cultural heritage items from all over Europe and empowers the sector in its digital transformation.

Discover the many gems kept in this digital museum. ↓


Russia is using hunger and grain to wield power.

Urgent action is needed to help Ukraine export its agricultural produce and overcome the threat to global .

Our Solidarity Lanes will reduce bottlenecks and improve EU-Ukraine connectivity.


Якщо ви прибули до ЄС, рятуючись від війни в Україні, на нашій сторінці ви можете знайти інформацію про:

🚸Захист дітей
🎓 Освіту
🩺Охорону здоров’я

🔗ЄС підтримує Україну.➞!tDHMPQ


If you are fleeing the war in Ukraine and coming to the EU, you can find information on our webpage about:

🚸Children protection
🎓 Education

🔗EU Stands with Ukraine. ➞!VJY6fg


⏳ The countdown is on!

From 9 to 12 June, the Festival will enliven Brussels' streets with many events.

Good news, you will also be able to enjoy them virtually.

Bridging science and art, the New European Bauhaus is driving green change.


❌ No more oligarchs moving their yachts outside the EU or changing the ownership of their properties.

⚖️Criminalising the violation of sanctions across EU countries will make it possible to confiscate the assets of Russian oligarchs who try to go around them.


⚡ Energy security means smart investments.

We have allocated €225 billion under the RRF for . But to end our dependence on fossil fuels, we need another €210 billion at the national and EU levels.

By acting together, we optimise our response to the energy crisis.


Diversifying our energy supplies is crucial for phasing out Russian fossil fuels and fast-forwarding the green transition.

The ultimate aim is an interconnected European market for clean energy. That is the foundation of a true Union of Clean Energy.

This is how we .


Today starts the European Week Against Cancer.

About 40% of cancer cases are preventable.

The is our commitment to act on prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment as well as making life better for those affected by cancer.


RT @vonderleyen: I was glad to meet Mayor of Kyiv @Vitaliy_Klychko

Ukraine will win this war.

The EU will be there to help rebuild, brick by brick, your beautiful city and your country.

Investments and reforms are at the core of the reconstruction platform led jointly by Ukraine and the EU.


RT @vonderleyen: Great to catch up with my friend Christine @Lagarde

We discussed the economic situation in Europe.

In spite of the uncertainty brought by the Kremlin's war, Europe’s economy is still expected to grow.

Our economic fundamentals are strong!

And so is our unbreakable unity.


We kick-start the EU Defence Innovation Scheme with several actions to boost innovation.

SMEs and disruptive technologies remain essential elements.

Innovation is also in the spotlight with €2 billion for defence innovation until 2027.

More →!h4HPVq


The calls focus on areas EU countries need the most:💻 Cyber
🛰️ Space
ℹ️ Information sovereignty
✈️ Air combat
🌊 Naval combat

📍Opening of the calls in June

More here →!RcBHxj


🆕Close to €1 billion to boost EU's defence capabilities and new tools for defence innovation

The European Defence Fund work programme 2022 unlocks new funding to invest together, better and strategically.

Learn more →!b6fwHQ


Second, we extend the rules on asset recovery and confiscation.

The core objective is to ensure that crime does not pay.

We will deprive criminals of their ill-gotten gains and limiting their capacity to commit further crimes.


First, we are proposing to make the violation of sanctions an EU crime.

Such action is a criminal offence that threats international peace and security and should be sanctioned firmly throughout the EU.

Those trying to circumvent sanctions must be punished.


Those who keep Putin's war machine running must pay the price.

Today, we take action to add violation of EU sanctions to the list of EU crimes and to confiscate assets of oligarchs violating sanctions to Russia.

EU sanctions must be respected.


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