Delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC

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Today on the World and European Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their opposition to the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and call for the universal abolition of the death penalty.
The global economy is changing faster than ever before and one of the main drivers of that change is technology. The internet is a great driver of growth.
Foreign affairs ministers discussed Libya, EU-African Union relations, Belarus, and current affairs. They also adopted new sanctions on Libya.
The EU has been battling for the implementation and respect for human rights, and the global abolition of death penalty remains a prominent priority. We celebrate the European and World Day against Death Penalty by reaffirming our strong stand against capital punishment.
Biodiversity and Nature are essential for all life on the planet. Biodiversity plays a critical role for sustainable development and human well-being. Biodiversity can also reinforce peace when putting in place inclusive management of natural resources, respecting indigenous rights, combatting
The Generation Equality Forum called for immediate response to the emerging evidence that multiple forms of gender-based violence, in particular intimate partner violence, have intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. The EU is committed to tackle this problem.
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Europe Day 2020- Together we are Europe
We couldn't open our doors this time, so we opened our digital windows to take you on a trip around the world! Thanks for being with us on #EuropeDay 2020 #TogetherweareEUrope
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09/05/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the occasion of Europe Day 2020 and the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, why Europe was the solution to past challenges and why it will be key in designing our future.
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We celebrate Europe Day 2020 commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, solidarity and multilateralism.
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to preserve peace, prevent conflicts, and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking on more responsibility as a
The European Commission has announced the launch of the first call for proposals for small technical grants of up to 50 000 and up to 100 000 EUR in the framework of the BIOPAMA Action Component.
The European Union and its Member States have progressively put in place a comprehensive external migration policy and strengthened the work along the Central Mediterranean route. Saving and protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, breaking the business model of smugglers and traffickers and
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2017 is a defining year for the partnership between Europe and Africa. In a rapidly changing global landscape, Africa is experiencing profound economic, political and societal changes, and its importance to the internal and external dimensions of Europe's security and prosperity is becoming
European Union, SADC Secretariat and the SADC Double Troika members met for their annual Senior Officials Meeting in Brussels on 08/09/2016.
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