You hear the word “disability”. What do you first think of? Some of us may immediately picture a wheelchair. But visible or invisible, born with or developed later in life, many of us know that disability goes beyond mobility and spans over a wide spectrum: visual, hearing, cognitive, motor, chronic
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/12/2021
On the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, the EU commemorates those who have died and suffered from these atrocious weapons and condemns in the strongest terms the use of chemical weapons by anyone, whether a State or non-State actor, anywhere, at any time and under any
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/11/2021
Op-ed by HRVP Josep Borrell, Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen and EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Development from 24 Member States on the first anniversary of the Gender Action Plan III and the International Day to eliminate violence against women.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to ICELAND - Publication date: 25/11/2021
Climate change is felt all around the world. Throughout the past years, its impacts on societies have grown and, at the moment, world leaders are gathered to discuss joint solutions at COP26. The awareness of both issues and solutions needs to have a scientific basis. This is why today we celebrate
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/11/2021
Feeling as an outsider, missing school or dropping out, having even suicidal thoughts… The consequences of school related violence can be many, profound and with long lasting effects on a child’s physical, psychological and emotional development.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/11/2021
On the European and World Day against Death Penalty, the EU together with the Council of Europe reaffirms its strong opposition to the use, in any circumstance, of the death penalty. Capital punishment has no place in our days, in any part of the world. It has no established deterrent effect and it
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/10/2021
Today we celebrate the International Day of Democracy. As the world slowly recovers from the outbreak of the pandemic, we are confronted with the multiple threats posed to democracy in societies across the world. It is time to ensure that the universal democratic values we uphold are defended to
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/09/2021