Poverty is a calamity that affects millions of lives and has to be overcome in our days. For the EU, the eradication of poverty has been a key priority in its external action. Support provided by the EU has contributed to a global positive trend to put an end to the phenomenon. The global pandemic
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/10/2020
The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of controlling the risks that they face. Good disaster risk governance can be measured in lives saved, reduced
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 13/10/2020
The EU has been battling for the implementation and respect for human rights, and the global abolition of death penalty remains a prominent priority. We celebrate the European and World Day against Death Penalty by reaffirming our strong stand against capital punishment.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/10/2020
The world has awakened to a different reality this year: we are facing the most challenging health crisis of our generation. In some parts of the world, the battle goes beyond hospitals and labs. There are those also fighting on the ground with arms. No country can afford two wars at the same time
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/09/2020
‘Our ocean starts with you!’ was the theme for the 2020 digital edition of the #EUBeachCleanUp, as the campaign took to social media reminding us that ocean protection begins at home. For the past month up until World Coastal Cleanup day, people across the globe took on challenges to clean their
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/09/2020
Clean air is essential to our health and to the environment. Since the industrial revolution, the quality of the air we breathe has deteriorated considerably. The human toll for poor air quality is worse than for road traffic accidents. Air pollution is the single greatest environmental risk to
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 07/09/2020
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
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