In 1948, after the devastating Second World War, which brought painful divisions in Europe and occupation for many European countries, the international community committed to define, promote and protect human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights that we celebrate on 10 December has
Have your say and participate in the open consultation on modernising the EU's common visa policy! Have you obtained a short-stay Schengen visa over the past 5 years, or would you like to make your voice heard on how these visas are issued? The European Commission is reviewing the procedures
(2017-11-24) The sixth round of Pakistan-EU Political Counter-Terrorism dialogue was held today, 23 November 2017 in Islamabad in the framework of the EU-Pakistan Five-Year Engagement Plan. Both sides held in-depth discussions and exchanged perspectives on a wide range and aspects of counter
25 November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, one of the most devastating human rights violations against women and girls around the world. Empowerment of women and girls requires vigorous efforts to bring significant changes in their lives. To this end the
On the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the EU speaks out for freedom of speech and calls for international obligations to protect journalists and investigate abuses to be upheld by State authorities, within and outside the EU.
Islamabad, 24 September 2017: Today the European Union and WWF-Pakistan joined hands to promote action on climate change by celebrating Climate Diplomacy Day in Islamabad. The event brought together people from all walks of life to become part of the exchanges taking place worldwide in exploring
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
The 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (FMM13) took place between 21 and 22 November in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, gathering Ministers of Foreign Affairs from across Europe and Asia, with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini as coordinator for the European group.
/file/international-day-end-impunity-crimes-against-journalists-0_enInternational Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
November 2nd is International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. Information comes to us at a price- journalists are persecuted, detained and even killed. An independent and free media are a basis of democracy. An attack on journalists is an attack on democracy. Any impunity for
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