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High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met today in Brussels with the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel Al Jubeir.
Languages: العربية The European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah issue the following statement: The European Union Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah express their deep concern regarding the circumstances of the recent arrests of two Palestinian minors,
Déclaration de la porte-parole sur les dernières annonces faites par les autorités israéliennes concernant de nouvelles implantations
The High Representative Federica Mogherini and the 28 Ministers of Foreign Affairs had an informal breakfast with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu today in which they reiterated that the only realistic solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is based on two states, with Jerusalem as the capital
The European Union expresses serious concern about today’s announcement by the United States President Trump on Jerusalem and the repercussions this may have on the prospect of peace. The EU position remains unchanged. The aspirations of both parties must be fulfilled and a way must be found through
The 2018 Erasmus+ Call for Proposals has now been launched. You can find the call announcement and the new Programme guide governing the 2018 selection on the following website. Deadlines fall in February. As always, the Call has a strong international dimension. The Call will select new
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
On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.
The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) is a worldwide EU programme that is applied to the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) as part of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) that aims to enhance prosperity, stability and good governance in the countries neighbouring the
By working closely together, we can better improve the lives of all Palestinians and promote shared human values       1. EU JOINT PROGRAMMING (standard paragraph from HQs)   Joint Programming is the joint planning of development cooperation by EU development partners working in a partner country.
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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