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The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the
Today, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Ann Linde, and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella released the following statement on the EU
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should
The EU Delegation in Reykjavik organised an intensive programme of events to mark Climate Diplomacy Weeks in Iceland, starting with a beach clean in the margins of the #EUBeachCleanUp and closing with a quiz at the pub!
Opinn fundur á vegum framhaldsnáms í  Umhverfis- og auðlindafræði  við Háskóla Íslands og  sendinefndar Evrópusambandsins á Íslandi Aðgerðir í loftslagsmálum: Er ábyrgðin bara unga fólksins? Miðvikudaginn 25. september kl 13-15 í Hátíðasal Aðalbyggingar Háskóla Íslands Orðræðan um loftslagsmál á
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HRVP Federica Mogherini's message on Europe Day 2018
Europe Day 2018- video message by HRVP Federica Mogherini
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Freedom of expression
Freedom of expression
Freedom of opinion and expression are fundamental rights of every human being
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Violence against women and girls still takes place every day, inside and outside the European Union. This violation of human rights is pervasive and has many different faces: it happens regardless of social background, whether at home, at work, at school, in the street, playing sports or online. It
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its
Questions & Answers: International Day for the elimination of violence against women
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(English below)   LUX kvikmyndaverðlaun Evrópuþingsins skipa heiðursess á RIFF kvikmyndahátíðinni í ár eins og síðustu ár. Sunnudaginn 29. september verður sérstakur LUX dagur haldinn í Bíó Paradís sem hefst með sýningu kvikmyndarinnar God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya klukkan 16:50. Sendiherra