Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on International Migrants Day 2018 Brussels, 17 December 2018 On the occasion of International Migrants Day on 18 December, the European Commission and the High Representative made the following statement: “The history of humankind is
As part of our contribution to the commemoration of the '16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence,' The Women Solidarity Incorporated (WOSI), a local women NGO with support from the EU on December 5, held an awareness session for 25 traditional zoes in Bong County on the human
On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then.
The candidacy of Ms Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle for the post of Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, was submitted in Rome on Monday 17 December 2018. The next Director General will be elected by the 194 Member States of the Organisation during its 41st Conference in June 2019.
As part of efforts to increase electricity supplies in Monrovia and its environs, the government of Liberia with funding from the European Union (EU) on Thursday December 6, signed the Monrovia Consolidation of Electricity Distribution Works Lot-2. Speaking during the signing ceremony at the
The Joint Valletta Action Plan, adopted by European and African leaders at the Migration Summit in 2015, framed the decision to respond together to migration into five priority domains. Since then common work has mobilised more than EUR 11.7 bn for more than 1,200 projects and policies.
This "EU-Liberia" song was recorded by all staff from the EU Delegation to Liberia during a teambuilding retreat on 7th February 2018 in Monrovia, Liberia. The song is performed (or rather an attempt to perform!) in "Hipco style", a unique rap style performed in Liberia. The
The European Union and its Member States have progressively put in place a comprehensive external migration policy and strengthened the work along the Central Mediterranean route. Saving and protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, breaking the business model of smugglers and traffickers and
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
Human rights are at the heart of the European Union's external action and the EU reaffirms its role as a leading global proponent of the promotion and protection of human rights. On 28 May 2018, the Council adopted the EU's annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2017.
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MONROVIA 26 April 2018 – Announcing the release of the Final Report the EUEOM Liberia 2017 Chief Observer Maria Arena, Member of the European Parliament from Belgium, noted: “The elections in Liberia marked a defining moment in the strengthening of Liberia’s democratic institutions.” The Final
Regions: Africa Liberia Show in content: Topics: Development Cooperation Climate, Environment & Energy Organisations: African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Regions: Africa Liberia Show in content: Topics: Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) Development Cooperation African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Liberia Human Rights & Democracy Culture Economic Relations, Connectivity & Innovation Trade Organisations: African
Regions: Africa Liberia Show in content: Topics: Development Cooperation African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) EuropeAid Organisations: African Union (AU) African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)