The EU is following with deep concern the recurrent violent attacks by non-state armed groups against the people of the town of Damasak, Northeast Nigeria. The life and security of civilians is in danger. Humanitarian premises have been destroyed and humanitarian workers are deliberately targeted.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 15/04/2021
09/11/2020 – Brussels – EEAS. HR/VP Josep Borrell underlines the importance of strong EU international engagement at a time of crisis. He calls on EU Ambassadors to be outward facing, results oriented and pro-active to make sure the EU handles the on-going battle of narratives.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/11/2020
Check against delivery! Good morning, At the Foreign Affairs Council today we have three main points for our discussion. As you can imagine, Belarus is very high on the agenda, but also Libya and our relationship with the African Union and with Africa in general. On Belarus, I have to regret that
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 21/09/2020
Check against delivery! Thank you Madam President, Honourable Members, 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
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/06/2020
Brussels, 20/04/2020 Check against delivery! Thank you for this opportunity to discuss the implications of this pandemic in EU foreign affairs and for your strong support to a joint EU response to this global crisis. Because it is really a global crisis which is affecting all geopolitical aspects.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 20/04/2020
Check against delivery! This is one of the most important international partnerships that we are going to build. That is why we are here, the two of us together [with Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen], to stress the fact that this joint communication is an important
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/03/2020
As world leaders converged on New York during the just-concluded UN General Assembly, discussing the impact of climate change and ways to mitigate it, the EU Delegation to Nigeria was in Kano, North-West of the country, rallying support for partnership against what the Head of Delegation, Ambassador
Free, fair, credible and peaceful national elections are one of the pillars of a true democracy. Every vote must count. Every voter must be able to believe in a fair and free election process. Every voter must believe in his or her meaningful contribution to democracy. The purpose of elections is to
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 18/07/2018
Ten years after the EU's first landmark report on climate change and security, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will host the high level event Climate, Security and Peace: The Time for Action on 22 June in Brussels. The high level event
Author: Strategic Communications
The European Union in partnership with the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation presented the Lagos Premiere of Swallow: Food Security in Nigeria’s Changing Climate, a documentary that explores Nigeria's food situation in the face of multifarious challenges. The event took place on Sunday, May 20,