European Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo today announced the start of discussions to address global steel and aluminum excess capacity. During a virtual meeting last week, the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/05/2021
The book tells the story of the main events of 2020 and how the EU has responded. It traces the main stages of the pandemic and the EU’s actions: from the ‘battle of narratives’ and the work on repatriation, to the development of ‘Team Europe’ and the deal on the recovery fund.
Author: Publication date: 20/03/2021
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
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
Digital technologies have brought a sea change to how citizens engage in political action. To mark the Democracy Day this year, the EU wants to celebrate the dynamism and creativity of activists across the world who use or create digital tools to bring democracy closer to the people. Are you a
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NIGERIA - Publication date: 10/07/2018
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