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The Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Egypt Mr. Christian Berger, the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Ati and the Governor of Qalyubia Mr. Abdel Hamid El-Haggan participated today in a ceremony in honour of students and farmers who won in the previous three annual
Around the world, NGOs, civil society and human rights defenders protect and promote human rights, democracy, as well as sustainable and inclusive development every day. They often do this unnoticed, far from the limelight and, at times, at great personal risk. On World NGO Day, we pay tribute to
Check against delivery!   [Today, the European Union] leaders will discuss two very important topics: Security and Defence and our relations with our Southern Neighbourhood.   On Security and Defence, it is the first discussion at the European Union Council in this area since December 2018.   I
“Children have a key role to play in building a present and a future where peace will prevail. It is our responsibility to enable them to be such agents of change”, says EU-UN statement on International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers
In some parts of the world, girls under 18 are circumcised and assumed ready for marriage. Ester recalls that she was very excited and agreed to this “BUT when the day came and already cut, oh God I was like half dead,” she cried. Female genital mutilation is a crime and a violation of human rights.
The European Union has been at the forefront in supporting the elimination of FGM in Egypt.
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Support to Vulnerable Groups Affected by Covid-19
Support to vulnerable groups in Egypt affected by COVID-19
Ambassador of European Union to Egypt, Minister of Social Solidarity, and Representative of UNDP Egypt speak about supporting vulnerable groups impacted by COVID-19 pandemic, on the occasion of signing ceremony of the "Strengthening Institutional and Human Resources Capacities of the Ministry
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10th anniversary of the European External Action Service
The EU in a changing world – Staying on course in troubled waters
Three EU High Representatives-Josep Borrell, Federica Mogherini and Javier Solana- came together on 1 December to mark the 10th anniversary of the European External Action Service.
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Revival of the Shali Fortress in the Siwa Oasis
Revival of the Shali Fortress in the Siwa Oasis
Designed to revive, restore and conserve Shali’s kershef-built archaeological site and the partially abandoned and degraded settlement surrounding it, the EU-funded initiative "The Revival of the Shali Fortress in the Siwa Oasis" also stimulates Siwa’s economy by improving its
Security now features as a political priority in many bilateral dialogues and the EU funds initiatives that help strengthening countries’ and societies’ resilience in the Neighbourhood regions. In a fast evolving environment, tackling security related issues efficiently requires joint efforts and a
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
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
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This report covers the period from June 2017 to May 2018. It assesses the achievements and policy developments in Egypt, with a focus on priority areas in our cooperation.
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Languages: Français Español Deutsch Italiano Portuguese, International Campaign Description:  In European foreign policy, we are permanently confronted with conflicts in our neighbourhood, growing competition between rival powers, challenges to the multilateral system and our values, disputes over