Delegation of the European Union to Botswana and SADC

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W dniu dzisiejszym Zjednoczone Królestwo opuszcza Unię Europejską i staje się państwem trzecim. Z żalem przyjmujemy jego decyzję o opuszczeniu Unii, ale w pełni respektujemy ten wybór i jesteśmy gotowi iść naprzód.   Od teraz rolę przedstawicielstwa dyplomatycznego Unii Europejskiej będzie pełnić
On 13 May 2019, the Council adopted the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world for 2018.
In light of the execution of Mr Phemelo Botogeleng, which took place on 11 June 2021, the Heads of Mission reaffirm their strong opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and regret that Botswana retains the death penalty in law and in practice. Mr Botogeleng’s execution represents
It is my hope and conviction that the project, “Commodity Based Trade and Livestock Traceability in Botswana”, will go a long way in mitigating the disastrous effects of the pandemic on vulnerable rural communities and cattle farmers living in the north of the country as well as in reducing the
Ready to take part in the African-European Youth Forum? The Forum will gather the young generation from both continents and is contributing to the AU-EU Youth Track and the upcoming 5th AU-EU Youth Summit in the wake of the next AU-EU Summit. As the next generation, you will be asked to look for new
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HR/VP Josep Borrell on International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
24/04/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, and why the EU reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and to the rules-based international order – above all in the light of tackling the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Josep Borrell video message on coronavirus outbreak (subtitles)
Coronavirus outbreak
23/03/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, focusing on the engagement of different key actors of our society and the EU’s response, including the efforts to coordinate the repatriation of thousands of European stranded abroad.
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World Day against the Death Penalty
World Day against the Death Penalty
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.
Campaign Description:  This is the second year that we celebrate Europe Day in the times of coronavirus. Because of the ongoing restrictions, there will unfortunately be no open doors events in Brussels to celebrate Europe Day. The situation also remains precarious in many regions of the world, but