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The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/10/2019
Languages: Français The Afghan Presidential election that took place on 28 September has proven once again the commitment of the Afghan people to furthering the democratic path of their country, even if this meant putting their lives in danger. Our thoughts are with the families of those killed
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 30/09/2019
On Friday 27 September 2019, the European Commission will launch its Europa Connectivity Forum – an innovative multi-stakeholder international conference aimed at fostering dialogue and strengthening ties between governments, financial institutions, and private sector actors in Europe and beyond.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 26/09/2019
Languages: Français The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, spoke by telephone today with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani. Expressing condolences and sympathy to the President over
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/09/2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 13/09/2019
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 03/09/2019
The EU Delegation signed a grant contract with SAMO to increase public awareness through transparent reporting on election matters, and increase election credibility through critical and accurate reporting.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to Afghanistan - Publication date: 29/08/2019
On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or lack
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/08/2019