World Women’s Day is a reminder to celebrate women's achievements, increase visibility, and address inequality, 365 days a year! The past year has been difficult. The pandemic spared nobody and has been particularly challenging for women. Doctors, nurses, teachers, shop assistants – jobs often held by women – found themselves at the frontline of the pandemic while taking on more responsibilities at home. In its statement to mark World Women’s Day, the EU thanks women for their bravery, their compassion and their contribution in fighting this crisis.
07/03/2021 – HR/VP Blog – Last Friday I visited Nicosia to reiterate the EU’s strong support for the resumption of talks on a settlement of the Cyprus issue. We are at a crucial point: UN Secretary-General Guterres will convene an informal meeting in Geneva on 27-29 April in the hope of finding common ground to negotiate a lasting solution to this issue.
قبيل اليوم العالمي للمرأة، أصدرت المفوضية الأوروبية البيان التالي:
"لقد كانت السنة الماضية صعبة، حيث أثر وباء "كوفيد-19" على العالم أجمع. وشكل تحدياً خاصاً للنساء في جميع أنحاء العالم. فقد وجد الأطباء والممرضون والمدرسون ومساعدو المتاجر – وهي وظائف غالباً ما تشغلها النساء – أنفسهم في الصفوف الأولى لمواجهة هذا الوباء. علاوة على تحملهن أعباءً أكبر في الحياة الشخصية/المنزلية أيضاً.
Ahead of International Women's Day, the European Commission issued the following statement:
“The past year was a difficult one. The COVID-19 pandemic has spared nobody, and was particularly challenging for women around the world. Doctors, nurses, teachers, shop assistants – jobs often held by women – have found themselves at the frontline of the pandemic. All this, while taking on greater responsibilities at home.
On 4 March, the National People's Congress in China announced that it would deliberate on amending the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. A decision can be expected by 11 March.