Building on the success of the first edition of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Internship Programme for young professionals, the European Investment Bank is happy to announce the launch of the process for the 2nd intake of 8 young professional for this Programme.
Joint statement by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers
Every girl and woman has the right to live a life free of violence and pain. And yet, more than 200 million women and girls across the world have been forced to undergo the painful and traumatic practice of Female Genital Mutilation, including 500,000 living in Europe. Millions more girls are at risk of being cut: 68 million girls in 25 countries by 2030.
The Head of the European Union Delegation to Ghana, Ambassador Diana Acconcia and Ghana's Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh in the company of officials of the Ghana Forestry Commission have undertaken a two-day field trip to the Ashanti Region to inspect work on the Ghana-EU FLEGT/VPA projects and sites in the region. The team undertook a tour of a forest reserve and some sawmills in Kumasi.
On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then.