The European Union reaffirms today its support to the universal ban on chemical weapons. It is a tribute to all those who have lost their lives or loved ones and suffered harm from chemical weapons as well as a commitment to promoting peace and security.
The Chemical Weapons Convention and the crucial work of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have contributed to eliminating 97% of chemical weapons stockpiles declared by possessor states. This makes the Chemical Weapons Convention the world's most successful disarmament treaty.
The Delegation of the European Union to Canada had the great honour to welcome the Frenergy Tour to Canada in November 2019, the first-ever concert tour to bring together the fantastic musicians of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC).
La Délégation de l'Union européenne au Canada a eu le grand honneur d'accueillir la tournée Frenergy au Canada en novembre 2019, la toute première tournée de concerts réunissant les fantastiques musiciens de l’Orchestre des jeunes de l’Union européenne (EUYO) et l’Orchestre national des jeunes du Canada (NYOC).
Today, the EU will light up its headquarters in Brussels to show its support for eradicating an alarming problem that is still too common. One in three women in Europe has experienced physical and/or sexual violence.