The EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World for 2018 was adopted by the Council on 13 May 2019. Every year the EU publishes the global human rights report on every country in the world, including The Gambia.
In 2018 the EU remained at the forefront of the protection and promotion of human rights in a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape. The EU engaged in activities across the globe in line with the objectives set out in the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy (2015-2019).
The international vlogging competition Faces2Hearts 2019 has been launched. The competition, organised by the European Union, aims to find 20 young vloggers to take part in a life-changing travel experience to unusual destinations across the world to report on how the European Union is changing people’s lives for the better. All they have to do is to demonstrate adventurous spirit, natural talent for telling stories and a flair for video-making.
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.