We are celebrating the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, raising awareness for an issue many times invisible, but still present in our societies. The EU has been working on the prevention and fight against human trafficking through its actions on the ground and through the collaboration at
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/07/2020
Languages: Français As Chair of the African Union, South Africa has dedicated considerable efforts to finding a solution to the differences among Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt created by the construction and filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The European Union welcomes this
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/07/2020
Even at this time of global pandemic, crimes against humanity and war crimes continue to be perpetrated. The EU reiterates its commitment to uphold and defend the principles and values enshrined in the Rome Statute and to support the ICC
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/07/2020
Today, as part of the EU's global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the EU- through its Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF)- has adopted a new assistance package to protect migrants, stabilise local communities and respond to COVID-19 in North Africa. This package includes €80 million in
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 02/07/2020
“This conference shows that we are not forgetting the ongoing conflict, we are not forgetting the suffering of the Syrian people,” HRVP Borrell said today at the Fourth Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/06/2020
This year, World Refugee Day comes at a time when the world is facing a global pandemic that has already cost the lives of thousands of people and is affecting the livelihood of millions more. The struggle is even harder for refugees, internally displaced persons, migrants and stateless persons.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 19/06/2020
On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the UN and the EU join their voices to call on the international community to accelerate its action to eliminate sexual and gender-based violence: “We re-commit to working together to prevent conflict-related sexual
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/06/2020
Check against delivery! Thank you Madam President, Honourable Members, It is really evident that the virus pandemic has been accompanied by an ‘infodemic’, by a pandemic of disinformation. We have witnessed a wave of false and misleading information, and an exponential increase in targeted
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/06/2020