Delegation of the European Union to Afghanistan

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CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Dr. Abdullah Deputy Chairman of the High Council, Mr Saadati, Minister Taher Zohair, Deputy Minister Shewai Sharq, Members of Parliament, Distinguished Guests, Journalists and other members of the media community,
One year ago today, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic combining resources from the EU, its Member States and European financial institutions, as ‘Team Europe&
The ongoing pandemic has carried severe health, social and economic consequences around the world, including in Afghanistan. In many developing countries, debt levels were already high before the crisis and are now at risk of becoming unsustainable. Afghanistan has to cope with sharply declining
Water means different things to different people in different settings. This year World Water Day is about what water means to people, its true value and how we can better protect this vital resource. By sharing all the different ways water benefits our lives, we can value water properly and
Racism continues to be an expression of hatred that must be tackled across the globe. On the International Day against Racial Discrimination, the EU stresses once again its commitment to the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. But commitments need to be
Nowruz Mubarak! Nowruz represents the first day of spring, the arrival of a new year and a spirit of hope. I share your hope for a prosperous Afghanistan, where every woman and man can live in peace. The European Union is a longstanding friend of the people of Afghanistan, and together with our
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1 YEAR OF TEAM EUROPE
Team Europe: One year on
One year ago today, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic combining resources from the EU, its Member States and European financial institutions, as ‘Team Europe&
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EU and Afghanistan for gender equality
EU and Afghanistan for gender equality
Afghan women and girls have made substantial gains over the past two decades. Today, 3.5 million Afghan girls are in school, representing around 40% of students, while women represent roughly a third of teachers in the country and are also increasingly becoming legislators, judges, doctors, civil
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10th anniversary of the European External Action Service
The EU in a changing world – Staying on course in troubled waters
Three EU High Representatives-Josep Borrell, Federica Mogherini and Javier Solana- came together on 1 December to mark the 10th anniversary of the European External Action Service.
In a more challenging global environment, the EU needs to enhance its ability to prevent confl icts and strengthen international peace and security. With the new European Peace Facility (EPF), the EU is taking on more responsibility as a global security provider.
The EU’s relationship with Afghanistan is guided by the 2017 EU Strategy for Afghanistan, aimed at strengthening the country’s institutions and economy. The 2017 Cooperation Agreement provides the basis for developing a mutually beneficial relationship in several areas such as: human rights, the
With European prosperity and Asian peace and security closely connected, the European Union has decided to strengthen its security cooperation in and with Asia. This is also in line with the steps taken by the EU in the past years to strengthen its role as a global security provider: Europe and Asia
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Hon’ President, HE Mr Ashraf Ghani HE the First Lady, Ms Ghani Ambassadors, my dear colleagues of the diplomatic corps Hon´ministers, members of the parliament, of public institutions, Representatives of the civil society, the private sector and the media, Ladies and gentlemen,   A very good
Since 2001, the European Union (EU) and its Member States have partnered with Afghanistan and the wider international community in pursuit of a common strategic interest in combating extremism and terrorism while simultaneously working towards peace and development in the country. However, in
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