The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the
Today, under the auspices of the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) the third phase of the National Campaign “Awladna” to protect children from violence was launched in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Technical Education in cooperation with UNICEF, and with funding
On behalf of the European Union (EU), Ambassador Mrs Terhi Hakala, Permanent Representative of Finland, delivered the EU Statement- Item 4 at the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) held in Geneva.
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.
The European Union (EU) in Egypt honoured the winners of its 11th annual photography competition entitled "Description of Modern Egypt" in a ceremony on 13 December at Bayt Al-Sinnari, organised in cooperation with Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). Mr. Ivan Surkoš, Ambassador of the EU to
On the International Coastal Clean-up Day, 300 volunteers participated in the beach clean-up event in Alexandria organised by the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, in collaboration with Alexandria Governorate and Greenish. Alexandrian youth, local environmental initiatives, staff of the EU
Europe Day was celebrated in Cairo on May 9; marking the Schuman Declaration which paved the way to European integration. Senior Egyptian officials and influential figures from various spectrums of the society, and the diplomatic community participated in the event, organised by the European Union
Europeans and Arabs have a long and rich history of cultural, economic, commercial and political exchanges. This, together with the geographical proximity and interdependence, has contributed to institutionalise a strong relationship between the EU and the League of Arab States (LAS). Within this
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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