European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today mapped out in her first annual State of the Union address, a path for the European Union to overcome the fragility laid bare by the coronavirus crisis and build a union of vitality.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/09/2020
Expressing one’s faith should not be accompanied by acts of violence in any part of the world. Intolerance towards different religions or faiths still drives to conflict, violating Human Rights. On the International Day commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/08/2020
The aspirations of young people around the world need to be at the core of our political, social and economic development debate. Protecting and fighting for youths’ equal rights, particularly in developing regions, contributes to a fairer and more sustainable development. On the International Youth
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/08/2020
Indigenous Peoples have been socially, economically, politically and judicially excluded for centuries. The unbalance puts them at a greater risk in the current challenging international landscape. On the Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the EU extends its solidarity to all indigenous peoples.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/08/2020
We are celebrating the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, raising awareness for an issue many times invisible, but still present in our societies. The EU has been working on the prevention and fight against human trafficking through its actions on the ground and through the collaboration at
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/07/2020
A faster and solid recovery relies on the empowerment of the youth. As the entire world suffers from the Covid-19 pandemic, developing regions are more exposed to its consequences. On the World Youth Skills Day, the EU acknowledges the importance of upskilling the youth to build a more prosperous
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/07/2020
05/07/2020- “Demography is destiny” said the sociologist Auguste Comte: the basic idea is that population trends and distributions determine the future of a country or region. Recently, my colleague Dubravka Suica, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for demography and democracy,
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 05/07/2020
European Union support for Moldovan Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) The Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector is the beating heart of a healthy economy. In the Republic of Moldova, 99% of all businesses are SMEs, 80% of which are classified as micro-businesses, with less than 10 employees.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to MOLDOVA - Publication date: 05/07/2020
04/07/2020- We need to build a common strategic culture in Europe. If we agree more on how we see the world and the challenges it contains, it will be easier to agree on what to do about them. Given our different histories, this will take time. It requires many discussions among all involved in the
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 04/07/2020