Delegation to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva
24/10/2014 - European Council Conclusions - 23 and 24 October 2014 [184 KB]
In response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the EU is contributing humanitarian aid, expertise, international coordination and longer-term development assistance.
On 18 October the European Union marks the EU Anti-Trafficking Day, which aims at raising awareness on the issue of trafficking of human beings, a serious form of organised crime which happens all over the world. Trafficking is different from irregular migration or the smuggling of irregular migrants. People are trafficked for the purpose of sexual and labour exploitation or the removal of organs.
10 October marks the World and Europe Day against the Death Penalty. In order to raise awareness about the latest trends in the fight against the death penalty, the EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva, together with the Permanent Mission of Italy and the Graduate Institute, organised a panel debate on 9 October entiteld "Justice that kills - the death penalty in the 21st century".
31/10/14 - Déclaration du porte-parole sur la démission du Président Blaise Compaoré au Burkina Faso
Nous prenons acte de la démission du Président Blaise Compaoré. Nous appelons tous les acteurs et toutes les forces politiques locales à faire preuve de responsabilité et à respecter les dispositions de la Constitution, notamment en ce qui concerne l'organisation de l'intérim et la tenue d'élections démocratiques, inclusives et transparentes.
- 31/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the resumption of fighting in Bentiu, in South Sudan [429 KB]
- 31/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the expiration of the appropriate measures under Article 96 of the Cotonou Agreement concerning Zimbabwe [440 KB]
- 31/10/14 - EU requests WTO consultations with Russia over excessive import duties
- 31/10/14 - Frontex Joint Operation 'Triton' – Concerted Efforts for managing migrator flows in the Central Mediterranean