Brussels will host the third Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region
February 4, 2019
The European Union, together with the United Nations, will convene the Brussels III Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” on 12-14 March 2019. The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini announced it at a press conference following the EU Foreign Affairs Ministers’informal meeting (Gymnich) held in Bucharest.
Like the two previous editions, Brussels III will also address the most critical humanitarian and resilience issues affecting Syrians and communities hosting Syrian refugees, both inside the country and in the region. It will also reaffirm the international community’s political and financial support for Syria’s neighbours, notably Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey, as well as Iraq and Egypt. Brussels III will be the main pledging event for Syria and the region in 2019.