Poverty is a calamity that affects millions of lives and has to be overcome in our days. For the EU, the eradication of poverty has been a key priority in its external action. Support provided by the EU has contributed to a global positive trend to put an end to the phenomenon. The global pandemic
The EU has been battling for the implementation and respect for human rights, and the global abolition of death penalty remains a prominent priority. We celebrate the European and World Day against Death Penalty by reaffirming our strong stand against capital punishment.
Check against delivery! Honourable Speaker, honourable Members, It is an honour for me to address this distinguished Assembly today, on the occasion of my first visit to Kosovo as the European Commissioner for enlargement and neighbourhood. In normal circumstances, I would have visited Kosovo