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Inauguration du centre Baz'Art Kreasion à Moka, un projet mis en œuvre par la Fondation ENL au titre du Programme de Coopération Décentralisée.

25 October 2018, New York - Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States by H.E. Ms Mara Marinaki, Ambassador and Principal Advisor on Gender and on Women, Peace and Security/UNSC Resolution 1325, European Union – European External Action Service, at the Security Council Open Debate on Promoting the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda and Sustaining Peace through Women’s Political and Economic Empowerment

Security and development are two-sides of the same coin, and neither can be achieved without fully engaging women's organisations and taking into account women's concerns. As the EU moves to strengthen its ability to promote security and stability around the world, ensuring a strong gender perspective through policy-making and implementation is critical. At the European Development Days (EDD), the European External Action Service took the opportunity of the presence in Brussels of thousands of international development and gender experts to organize an open debate and gather recommendations to promote a gender-balanced and sustainable approach to its evolving security and development cooperation policies and actions.

16 April 2018, New York - Statement on behalf of the EU and its Member States by Mr. Gerton Van Den Akker, Counsellor, Chargé d'Affaires a.i., Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the Security Council Open Debate on "Preventing sexual violence in conflict through empowerment, gender equality and access to justice" under the agenda item "Women Peace and Security"

Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, horrifically violates the human rights, dignity and physical integrity of girls and women. In a Joint Statement on the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, EU leaders condemn the ongoing practice of FGM in Europe and around the world, and outline the EU's ongoing actions and commitment to eradicate the practice.

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