Joint Statement by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
The 7th meeting of the Subcommittee on Transport, Energy and Environment under the Egyptian European Association Agreement was hosted by the Egyptian Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation on the 16th of June 2019.
The European Union (EU) joins forces with several Egyptian ministries to provide unique collaboration to transform the Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo. Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr, and the EU Ambassador to Egypt Ivan Surkoš, presented the EU-funded project "Transforming the Egyptian Museum of Cairo", in a press conference held in the Garden of the Egyptian Museum of Cairo (EMC), on 16 June 2019.
Today, an estimated 152 million children are victims of child labour worldwide. These 152 million children are being denied their right to have access to education and to a safe living environment. On the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, the European Union, alongside its international partners, reiterates its strong commitment towards guaranteeing the fundamental human rights of every child, as defined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development target to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.
Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of EU Delegation to Egypt, and Ibrahim Laafia, Head of Cooperation, hosted together on Wednesday 29 May a Ramadan Iftar in Cairo. Several partners representing Egyptian ministries, NGOs, UN agencies, businesses, academia and EUMS were present.
Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders and drivers of socio-economic change from Europe's Southern Neighbourhood have set out their most urgent priorities for policy makers in the region and in the EU, to overcome barriers to higher economic growth and job creation.
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural diversity. Our societies, institutions and laws are the outcome of centuries of exchanges of ideas, values, traditions and memories.