From 24 February to 13 March 2020 the EU will participate actively in the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC43) taking place in Geneva, taking a strong stance in the protection and promotion of Human Rights and against any attempts to redefine human rights in international law and
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 21/02/2020
EU Election Observation Missions are a highly visible demonstration of the EU's commitment to supporting democratisation and promoting respect for human rights across the world. The new database will make it easier to find out and learn more about these missions.
Author: Election observation missions team - Publication date: 20/02/2020
Today (17 February) the European Union convened the international donors’ conference “Together for Albania”, to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquake that struck Albania at the end of November. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake caused the loss of 51 lives and injured many more.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/02/2020
"Westlessness’" is the term chosen by the report ahead of this year’s Munich Security Conference to describe "a feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the face of increasing uncertainty about the enduring purpose of the West". High Representative/Vice President Borrell will
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/02/2020
Are you in your 20s, full of ideas and motivated to fight climate change and preserve biodiversity? Join the #EDD20 Young Leaders Programme and share your convictions with world leaders and key policy makers. Applications are now open!
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to MONGOLIA - Publication date: 12/02/2020
“It’s all still in my head, where it happened, who held me down, the balcony above me. And how it was all masked by a party with gifts and music.” Mariam, born in Djibouti, recounts her traumatic experience when she was 5 years old. As a young woman she joined a movement to end female genital
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 06/02/2020
Today, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi presented a new Commission proposal for enhancing the accession process for the countries of the Western Balkans, calling it 'a geo-strategic investment of the EU in a stable, strong, prosperous and united Europe'.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/02/2020
During his first official visit to Serbia as the EU High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell met with Serbia's leaders and members of the opposition, passing his message of commitment to strengthening the ties between Serbia and the EU, and his vision on the way forward in bringing
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 31/01/2020
The Arctic is warming at more than twice the global average. The Mediterranean is facing decreasing precipitation and increasing temperatures. The warming of the Baltic, Black and North Seas is happening at a big pace. The situation is alarming. It is urgent to strengthen the global response to the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/01/2020
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