Delegation to Peru
The EU is committed to promote human rights in all areas of its external action without exception, in particular, using the link between new technologies and human rights as important avenues for promoting democracy.
15/06/2013 - EU receives FAO's award for work in food security
The European Union received the first ever Jacques Diouf award from the UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO), in recognition of its pioneering work on the EU Food Facility, which has so far improved the lives of more than 59 million people in 50 countries.
13/06/2013 - ECHO: New action plan launched in South America to promote resilience, risk reduction, and preparedness towards disasters
"It is not the earthquake that kills you, it is the house collapsing on you". With these words, Álvaro de Vicente, the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department's (ECHO) South America office boss, is trying to illustrate how "natural disasters" are not as natural as they may seem.
Working together in Peru
The project, operating in Lima, aims at contributing to the social and economic integration of lower-income families by designing and managing social programmes in co-operation with the local strategic partners.
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 June 2013 Over the next two years, 90% of world demand will be generated outside the EU. That is why it is a key priority for the EU to open up more market opportunities for European business by negotiating new Free Trade Agreements with key...
- 18/06/13 - EU-Colombia Human Rights Dialogue - 8th session, Brussels, 17 June 2013 - Joint Statement
- 18/06/13 - Catherine Ashton deplores deadly attack on a UNISFA peacekeeper in Southern Kordofan
- 18/06/13 - Catherine Ashton following her visit to Iraq
- 17/06/13 - Ashton visits Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Israel & Palestine