The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the
Today, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden, Ann Linde, and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella released the following statement on the EU
After a two-day meeting in Brussels, the chairperson of the European Capitals of Culture Expert panel announced on 25 September that the city of Bodø has been recommended for the European Capital of Culture 2024 title in an EFTA/EEA country, candidate country or potential candidate to EU membership.
Violence against women and girls still takes place every day, inside and outside the European Union. This violation of human rights is pervasive and has many different faces: it happens regardless of social background, whether at home, at work, at school, in the street, playing sports or online. It
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its
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The European Union Delegation in Norway invites you to a discussion with Rene Colditz, Policy Officer at the Directorate General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) in the European Commission. He will present the EU policy to ensure that forests and land contribute to the fight against climate change.
Registration On the 5th of June, The European Commission and The European Union Delegation to Norway, in cooperation with Innovation Norway, The Research Council of Norway, The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Education and Research, are organizing an information
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