Arms Trade Treaty enters into force: towards more responsible and more transparent arms trade On 25 September in New York, the deposit of the 50th ratification instrument triggered entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). The threshold has been passed with a significant contribution from EU Member States. The ATT will officially enter into force in 90 days. /top_stories/images/250914_att.jpg © Flickr/Nomadic Lass 08012624869864f0 08012624812b4401 0801262480e4fd0c 0801262481886477 25/09/2014 09/25/2014 00:00:00 /top_stories/2014/250914_att_en.htm The Security Jam is over In 54 hours the Jam brought together almost 2,300 participants from 114 countries contributing 2,800 insightful posts, making the 2014 Jam another great success. “EU as a global security broker” was the most popular forum with the most active discussion addressing the credibility of the EU as a global power. /top_stories/images/jam.jpg Security Jam 08012624812b4401 0801262489f254fe 0801262480e4fd0c 08012624869864f0 17/10/2014 10/17/2014 00:00:00 /top_stories/2014/20141017_security_jam_en.htm EU celebrates International Day of the Girl Child This year's International Day of the Girl Child is dedicated to "Empowering Adolescent Girls". Investing in girls, their education, health and security is the key to promoting stable, secure and prosperous societies. /top_stories/images/101014_world_day_girl_child.jpg © Flickr/Steve Evans 08012624812b4401 0801262480e4fd72 0801262481886455 08012624869864f0 10/10/2014 10/10/2014 00:00:00 /top_stories/2014/101014_world-day_girl_child_en.htm

EU in the world

In addition to bilateral relations with countries and regions in all continents, the EU also operates delegations in all corners of the world. A network of 139 EU delegations and offices are the eyes, ears and mouthpiece of the European Union vis-à-vis the authorities and the population in their host countries.


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