In a more challenging global environment, the EU needs to enhance its ability to prevent confl icts and strengthen international peace and security. With the new European Peace Facility (EPF), the EU is taking on more responsibility as a global security provider.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/03/2021
We express our alarm at reports of widespread incidents of violence and intimidation, some of which were witnessed by our teams in Kogi. There are reports of fatalities and people missing, including INEC staff. Our thoughts are with all victims and their families.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 18/11/2019
The European Union and its Member States have progressively put in place a comprehensive external migration policy and strengthened the work along the Central Mediterranean route. Saving and protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, breaking the business model of smugglers and traffickers and
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/10/2019
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Author: European Union Election Observation Mission Nigeria 2019 - Publication date: 13/01/2019
We hope to see transparent campaigns and we urge all voters to use their democratic right and vote. We are particularly keen to see greater participation of women, youth and people living with disabilities. We urge all involved – political and non-political actors – to refrain from using hate speech
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 19/11/2018
In contrast to our overall findings on the vote of September 22, we were concerned to witness widespread incidents of interference and intimidation of voters, journalists, and civil society observers by some political party supporters and security agencies. Many of our findings mirror those of
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 02/10/2018
We urge that all continue to support a peaceful, free, fair, and credible completion of the process as INEC re-runs the election in seven polling units where-- through no fault of their own-- voters were not able to cast their votes and have them counted last Saturday. We stress the importance that
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 25/09/2018
The EU Heads of Missions have noted with concern recent examples of interference in the democratic process by law enforcement services – the most recent case being the barring of access to the National Assembly on August 7.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 09/08/2018
In Nigeria, as in so many of our countries, the right for all citizens to enjoy equal participation in the democratic process was achieved after considerable struggle and suffering. We remember and celebrate all those who sacrificed so much for the freedoms we enjoy today.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 30/05/2018
On 15 December 2016, the European Union, through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), and with contributions from Germany (€48 million) and Italy (€22 million), launched a joint initiative with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to support the efforts of partner countries in
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 19/12/2017