The EU deployed an Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 2016. In December 2016, the EU EOM published a final report assessing the 2016 election, which included a set of recommendations meant as a tool to enhance future electoral processes.
On the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the contributions of indigenous peoples to the diversity and richness of civilizations and cultures and indeed to our common heritage. It is also a day where we take stock of the many achievements in the recognition and
In 2017 every 2 seconds one person was forced to flee their home due to war, persecution or violence. With millions of people in need on a record high the European Union continues its work with partners around the world to address the humanitarian challenges and to provide long-term support. Last
On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The Regulation updates and modernises the principles enshrined in the 1995 Data Protection Directive to guarantee privacy rights.
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
The civil war in Syria continues unabated, with humanitarian needs and the number of refugees continuing to increase. The European Union commends the Government of Jordan for its sustained and generous support to the more than 655 000 Syrian refugees.
Editorial Sections: EEAS Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Israel Jordan Lebanon Palestine (*)- Occupied Palestinian Territory, West Bank and Gaza Strip Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) Conflict Prevention, Peace building and Mediation Crisis Response 2018_03_20_ahlc_20_march_2018