Delegation to Lesotho
25/01/2016 - European Union provides support for human rights and democratisation projects in Lesotho [290 KB]
The EU Delegation to Lesotho has awarded three civil society organisations with grants funded under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). Signing these contracts on behalf of the EU, Ambassador Michael Doyle stated that "human rights are at the core of the EU's values and we remain committed to supporting efforts to strengthen democracy, respect of human rights and the rule of law in Lesotho."
10/12/2015 - Declaration by High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the European Union [10 KB]
EU Action plan on Human Rights and Democracy
24/11/2015 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women [70 KB]
Joint Statement ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2015
Working together in Lesotho
Support to Vulnerable Farming Households Affected by Increasing Food and Commodity Prices in Lesotho
In order to mitigate the impact of soaring food and agricultural input prices, the EU provided €4 million through FAO in Lesotho to support vulnerable, food insecure farming households. 36 300 households received quality agricultural supplies.
- 09/02/16 - Chairman's visit to the European Defence Agency
On 9 February 2016, the Chairman of the EU Military Committee, General Mikhail Kostarakos paid an official visit to the European defence Agency (EDA).
- 09/02/16 - CEUMC on EU CSDP
The Chairman of the EU Military Committe, General Mikhail Kostarakos briefed the officers attending the German Armed Forces Command and Staff College on EU Common Security and Dfence Policy (CSDP) today in Brussels.
- 09/02/16 - EU Civilian Operations Commander and new Head of CSDP civilian mission in Ukraine pledge commitment to Ukraine’s reform efforts
EU Civilian Operations Commander Kenneth Deane visited Ukraine on 4-5 February 2016, where he held discussions on reform efforts with Ukrainian counterparts including the Minister of Internal Affairs, Head of the National Police, the General Prosecutor, and the Heads of the agencies dealing with corruption of officials, the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office. The CSDP civilian mission in Ukraine (EUAM) Mr Deane explained, is demonstrating its support for Ukraine’s reform efforts through a revised programme of activities that now provides hands-on support such as training and projects initiatives, as well as strategic advice. “The ultimate goal for Ukraine is to create a civilian security sector that is efficient, accountable, and enjoys the trust of the public,” said Mr Deane. “In order to achieve that, EUAM has defined five key priorities for the Mission: delineation of competencies, community policing, publi
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