Delegation of the European Union to Iraq

Press and Media

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
Languages: Français The protests that erupted in Baghdad this week and spread to other parts of Iraq and the escalation into violence yesterday reportedly left over a dozen protestors dead and hundreds of people injured. In this context, the EU expects the Iraqi security forces to exercise maximum
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
EU foreign affairs ministers, gathered today in Luxembourg for a Foreign Affairs Council, have condemned Turkey's military action in north east Syria. "We have a common united European Union position … on the developments in the north-east of Syria … there is a clear condemnation from the
On 13 October, Ambassador Martin Huth had the honour to present his letter of accreditation to the President of the Republic of Iraq, H. E. Mr. Barham Salih. The President warmly welcomed the Ambassador to Iraq and expressed Iraq's wish for an even closer partnership with the European Union.
  EU engaged in training CBRN first responders in Baghdad Between 9-12 September, the European Union has been engaged with Iraqi first responders in the field of CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) risk mitigation in order to strengthen their capacities. 28 people participated in
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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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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
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International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
November 2nd is International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. Information comes to us at a price- journalists are persecuted, detained and even killed. An independent and free media are a basis of democracy. An attack on journalists is an attack on democracy. Any impunity for
The EU is a long-term partner of Iraq, cooperating in the field of stabilisation, security and the political reform agenda.
Europeans and Arabs have a long and rich history of cultural, economic, commercial and political exchanges. This, together with the geographical proximity and interdependence, has contributed to institutionalise a strong relationship between the EU and the League of Arab States (LAS). Within this
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
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