On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then.
Today we stand united in our determination to protect and to promote the rights of all children everywhere. These rights are universal, indivisible and inalienable. Every single child has the right to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment – free from any form of violence, abuse, harassment or
The candidacy of Ms Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle for the post of Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, was submitted in Rome on Monday 17 December 2018. The next Director General will be elected by the 194 Member States of the Organisation during its 41st Conference in June 2019.
EU Ambassador Daniela Tramacere (second from right) today participated in the switching to activate the use of the solar photo-voltaic system at the Forensic Laboratory in Barbados. The laboratory was the first of 16 government buildings that will be retrofitted with solar panels, thanks to a 5
On 25 May 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force. It is meant to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect EU citizens' data privacy and to trigger more secure individual data privacy amongst organizations working with personal
Violence against women and girls still takes place every day, inside and outside the European Union. This violation of human rights is pervasive and has many different faces: it happens regardless of social background, whether at home, at work, at school, in the street, playing sports or online. It
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its
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Montserrat Signs Budget Support Programme with EU Montserrat has signed a Budget Support Programme with the European Union for 18.4 million euros (EC$61.7M) aimed at transitioning the country towards sustainable economic development. The overall objective of the programme is to assist the