Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission Reports on Progress in Fourth Steering Committee

The Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey is meeting in Brussels today. The European Commission will present the progress made to date, in particular the two recent direct grants in the areas of education and health worth €600 million and contracts worth €422 million for humanitarian aid. During the meeting the participants (representatives from EU Member States and Turkey, under the chairmanship of the European Commission) will outline the next steps of cooperation to support both the refugees who have fled the Syrian war and their hosting communities in Turkey.