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Years of violent fighting in Syria left thousands of schools destroyed, damaged or used as shelters for families who lost their homes. 11-year-old Nour struggled to follow lessons in a dark classroom up until the EU and UNICEF stepped in providing solar panels to generate electricity, and kindling
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/05/2018
Sixty-eight years ago today, French foreign minister Robert Schuman proposed a joint authority to oversee French and German production of coal and steel, launching an ambitious and remarkable project which has shaped the course of European history and redefined Europe's place in the world. This
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 09/05/2018
From 26 February to 23 March 2018 the international community will gather in Geneva at the Human Rights Council (HRC) to discuss the world's most pressing human rights issues. "In a year, where we mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the EU reaffirms its
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 23/02/2018
The 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (FMM13) took place between 21 and 22 November in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, gathering Ministers of Foreign Affairs from across Europe and Asia, with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini as coordinator for the European group.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/11/2017
The EU today co-hosted with Kuwait in Geneva an international fundraising event for Rohingya refugees displaced from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The EU pledged an additional €30 million in aid, bringing the total EU support for Rohingyas this year to €51 million.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/10/2017
EU High Representative Mogherini on 14 September reiterated the EU's position that the violence in Myanmar, which is causing a flood of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, is unacceptable. Mogherini called on the Myanmar leadership to show that democracy is for all beyond ethnic, social and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/09/2017