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
Have you obtained a short-stay ‘Schengen’ visa over the past 5 years, or would you like to make your voice heard on how these visas are issued? The European Commission is reviewing the procedures for issuing 'Schengen' visas and would like to hear your views on them.
On the 29th of November 2017, the European Union (EU) and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) held the 2nd ASEAN-EU Policy Dialogue on Human Rights, in Bohol in the Philippines. The meeting was hosted by AICHR and followed the 1st EU-ASEAN dialogue held in October 2015 in
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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.
/file/international-day-end-impunity-crimes-against-journalists-0_enInternational 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 European Union's relations with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) date back to 1972, recognising a shared commitment to regional integration as a means of fostering regional stability, building prosperity and addressing global issues.
The year 2017 is a milestone in many ways. It marks 60 years of European integration, 50 years since the establishment of ASEAN, and 40 years of the ASEAN-EU partnership. Today, ASEAN and the EU represent the two most advanced examples of regional integration in the world, bringing together more
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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