On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the UN and the EU join their voices to call on the international community to accelerate its action to eliminate sexual and gender-based violence: “We re-commit to working together to prevent conflict-related sexual violence, to protect its victims, to end impunity for its perpetrators and to guarantee access to justice, reparations and redress for survivors,” EU High Representative Josep Borrell and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten said in a joint statement.
The European Union congratulates Volkan Bozkir on his election as the 75th President of the UN General Assembly and India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway on their election as non-permanent members to the UN Security Council for the period 2021-2022.
With these elections comes responsibility. The European Union looks forward to working with all to address global challenges in these uncertain times and to support international peace and security. The UN General Assembly and the UN Security Council both have crucial roles to play in this regard.
Joint Statement by the EU High Representative, Josep Borrell, and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
It is really evident that the virus pandemic has been accompanied by an ‘infodemic’, by a pandemic of disinformation. We have witnessed a wave of false and misleading information, and an exponential increase in targeted influence operations by foreign actors.
El 16 de junio de 2020 se lanzó de forma virtual el proyecto “Diseño de políticas públicas para apoyar a las radios indígenas y comunitarias en México", financiado por la Unión Europea y la UNESCO en cooperación con la Presidencia de México.
Más de 200 representantes de más de 30 instituciones europeas, latinoamericanas y del Caribe se dieron cita en el webinario “Las medidas alternativas a la privación de libertad en tiempo de COVID-19 y retos de futuro” organizado por los programas regionales de la Unión Europea EL PAcCTO, EUROsociAL+ y COPOLAD II.