European Union Office in Kosovo / European Union Special Representative in Kosovo
The speech of the Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EUSR, Samuel Žbogar, at the closing event of the EU "Beautiful Kosovo" Program 2011-2013. "I dare to say that projects like Beautiful Kosovo can be an example how well prepared the project can be – and how efficient the implementation is! That is why we will continue with Beautiful Kosovo II – learning from the experiences, trying to improve the process", said Žbogar.
10/12/2013 - Declaration by the EU High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013
EU remains determined to promote the respect for and protection of all human rights of all persons around the world. We are concerned by the increasing level of intimidation, violence and censorship that the media and human rights defenders face in many countries. Our thoughts go out today to all those who are subject to persecution because they defend human rights. The EU will continue to offer unwavering support for human rights and democracy, and those who defend them
09/12/2013 - Kosovo media professionals can deliver their inputs for the new EU approach on the freedom of expression
On the International Human Rights Day, December 10, Kosovo media professionals and experts will be engaged in providing their contributions to a new long term policy approach of the European Commission on the freedom of expression in the enlargement countries. The document is ready for the final round of consultations with key shareholders in every country of the region, including Kosovo. Just to remind that You can react to the attached document in two ways
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International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: European Commission takes action to combat Female Genital Mutilation
- 12/12/13 - Conclusions on financing poverty eradication and sustainable development beyond 2015
- 12/12/13 - Eastern Partnership: progress in deep democracy and human rights rewarded with additional funding
- 12/12/13 - Council conclusions on the annual report 2013 on the EU's development and external assistance policies and their implementation in 2012
- 12/12/13 - Council conclusions on report from the Commission on EU support for democratic governance, with a focus on the governance initiative