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 enhancement of human dignity.
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 from the European Union (EU).
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 European Union is conducting an ex-post evaluation of the impact of the trade chapters of the Association Agreements signed between the EU and six Mediterranean partner countries: Egypt, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia.
Today the European Union (EU) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) have concluded the 10th EU-Egypt Economic Dialogue, that took place over the course of two days, September 17th and 18th, discussing the developments of the economic situation in Egypt and the fiscal and monetary policies targeting economic growth, monetary stability, and social justice mechanisms.
The European Union (EU) and Egypt signed today an Implementing Arrangement for mutual assistance under Article 2 of the ‘Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Union and the Arab Republic of Egypt setting out the terms and conditions for the participation of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA).
The European Union (EU) and Egypt have always been committed to strengthening the existing trade and investment relationship. Trade has been for longtime at the heart of the EU-Egypt partnership priorities for 2017-2020 agreed on last June 2017, which are also embedded in the framework of the Single Support Framework 2017-2020.
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should fear to speak up, to demonstrate peacefully, to go to vote or to expect fair and inclusive policies from a government. Democracy can only function if participation and trust between democratic state institutions, governments and citizens are guaranteed.
The European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt launches its photography competition for the 12th year in a row. The competition is considered as part of the EU support to the Egyptian cultural scene and in promoting talents, as well as highlighting the various activities under the bilateral cooperation between the EU and Egypt.
On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or lack thereof, is a violation of international law and requires joint work to combat it.