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
Delivered by Commissioner Janez Lenarčič on behalf of High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell Check against delivery! Mr President, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Since last year, the human rights and humanitarian situation in Nigeria has significantly deteriorated.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/01/2020
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
We are natural partners, taking inspiration from each other, working shoulder-by-shoulder to address challenges and mutual interests in Nigeria, in Europe and on the world stage. And as brothers and sisters we exchange a few punches from time to time, but always with a respect only possible between
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 09/05/2018