The European Union reaffirms today its support to the universal ban on chemical weapons. It is a tribute to all those who have lost their lives or loved ones and suffered harm from chemical weapons as well as a commitment to promoting peace and security. The Chemical Weapons Convention and the
Freedom of expression, in all its forms, is the very essence of democracy. Only with a thriving, free and independent media landscape, we can hold governments, businesses and society at large accountable. And precisely for this fundamental right, far too often, journalists and media workers are
The Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) works in Jalal-Abad oblast, Kyrgyzstan. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH implements the project with co-financing from the European Union and German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
On 14 September the #EUBeachCleanUp campaign took place in Kyrgyzstan for the first time organized by the European Union and supported by the Public Foundation EcoDemi and the Local Administration of the Issyk-Kul district.
The European Union has launched the SWITCH-Asia Programme in 2007 to support Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) and the transition to green economy in Asia. The programme has been extended to Central Asia in 2019.
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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