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Access to safe drinking water is a fundamental right but is still a challenge in many parts of the world. On World Water Day, the European Union reaffirms that all States are expected to fulfil their obligations regarding access to safe drinking water, which must be available, accessible, safe,
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights without distinction to their origin, ethnicity or religion.
Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the joint press point ahead of the 2018 spring session of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee
Fighting corruption is important to the Palestinian people. In this fight, effective detection, investigation and prosecution of corruptive practices is the only way to achieve the goal of combating all forms of corruption in the Palestinian society. This requires a strong collaboration between the
During the reporting period destruction and seizure of Palestinian property continued in the occupied West Bank including East Jerusalem. From September 2017 to February 2018 over 165 Palestinian owned structures were impacted by demolition, seizure, sealing off, or eviction throughout the occupied
During her meeting with Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), High Representative Federica Mogherini announced €82 million in funding for UNRWA. The money was made available in a sped-up procedure and
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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
International 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
World Day against the Death Penalty
The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It's inhumane and degrading treatment. It has no proven deterrent, allowing irreversible and fatal judicial errors. All of the EU has proudly abolished the death penalty.
Questions & Answers: International Day for the elimination of violence against women
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The voice of the European Union and its people is heard all around the world. From Asia and the Pacific to Africa, Europe and Central Asia, from the Greater Middle East to the Americas, the European Union’s diplomatic network runs wide and deep to all corners of the globe, making a difference when
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European Union programme in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
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In the second half of 2017 (July-December), close to 5,000 housing units in the West Bank including East Jerusalem were advanced in different stages in the planning and implementation process. Almost 2,600 housing units were promoted in the occupied West Bank and close to 2,300 housing units were
On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.
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The village of Nahalin welcomed over 70 volunteers who took part in an all-day olive picking event organized by the European Union and the Palestinian Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC). The activity marks the Palestinian national olive picking season as families and landowners harvest the