In 1948, after the devastating Second World War, which brought painful divisions in Europe and occupation for many European countries, the international community committed to define, promote and protect human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights that we celebrate on 10 December has
The European Union is taking concrete steps to strengthen its multifaceted relationship with India on many fronts towards implementing the Joint Statement issued at the 14th EU India Summit held in New Delhi on 06 Oct 2017. This was stated by the Ambassador of the European Union to India, H.E. Mr
Considering the need and in accordance with the commitment of Government of India, NITI Aayog along with the EU Delegation to India has prepared the Strategy on Resource Efficiency which includes an action plan for promoting resource efficiency in India. The document is developed with the
25 November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, one of the most devastating human rights violations against women and girls around the world. Empowerment of women and girls requires vigorous efforts to bring significant changes in their lives. To this end the
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
The 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (FMM13) took place between 21 and 22 November in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, gathering Ministers of Foreign Affairs from across Europe and Asia, with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini as coordinator for the European group.
This year, the European Union and India are celebrating 55 years of diplomatic relations. The 14th EU-India Summit, which will take place in New Delhi on 6 October 2017, will be an opportunity to review progress in many aspects of the bilateral relationship and to discuss international and regional
The European Union and India have recognised the importance of clean energy, sustainable development and climate-related initiatives for several years. Most recently, at the EU-India Summit in Brussels on March 30, 2016, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council President
The EU is the world’s biggest trader, accounting for 15% of global trade in goods. Free trade among its members was one of the EU's founding principles, and it is committed to liberalising world trade as well.
The voice of the European Union and its people is heard all around the world. From Asia and the Pacific to Africa, Europe and Central Asia, from the Greater Middle East to the Americas, the European Union’s diplomatic network runs wide and deep to all corners of the globe, making a difference when
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