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No woman or girl should suffer from violence. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a severe violation of human rights and an act of violence against women and girls. It is estimated that more than 200 million women and girls worldwide have suffered from FGM. In Europe, at least 600,000 women and girls
Holocaust survivor and Italian writer Primo Levi – the first to make a detailed written recollection of the atrocities that happened in Auschwitz – said: “We cannot understand [Fascism], but we can and must understand from where it springs, and we must be on our guard. Because what happened can
The Council today adopted conclusions on ʻClimate and Energy Diplomacy- Delivering on the external dimension of the European Green Dealʼ. In its conclusions the Council recognises that climate change is an existential threat to humanity. It notes that global climate action still falls short of what
Our times are marked by major geopolitical and economic power shifts, with increasingly confrontational and unilateralist relations between major powers. Yet growing global challenges call for more multilateral governance and rules-based international cooperation. The COVID-19 crisis exemplifies the
“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.
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International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers 2021
International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers 2021
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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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HR/VP's Vlog | #01 On the partnership between Europe and Africa
Why does Africa matter and why should the EU invest in the EU-Africa partnership?
29/10/2020- HR/VP video blog- We need to strengthen our partnership because our political, economic and security future is at stake when it comes to our relations with Africa, a young and dynamic continent. The EU is still Africa’s first partner in many areas, but we are facing more and more
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
The European Union and its Member States have progressively put in place a comprehensive external migration policy and strengthened the work along the Central Mediterranean route. Saving and protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, breaking the business model of smugglers and traffickers and
Questions & Answers: International Day for the elimination of violence against women
This brochure showcases the many ways in which the EU Delegation supports Eswatini to tackle the challenges due to the ongoing health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to provide the reader with an overview of the measures taken to address the issues such as food insecurity and
Editorial Sections: EEAS Africa Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic EUAM RCA Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti DR Congo (Kinshasa) Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Eswatini Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya
Editorial Sections: EEAS United Nations (UN) Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) EU Global Strategy Regional policies Security, Defence & Crisis Response Counter-Terrorism Crisis Response Military and civilian missions and operations Multilateral Relations Human Rights & Democracy
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