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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on latest developments regarding the Palestinian community of Khan al-Ahmar
On the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice the European Union reaffirms its commitment to the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes and violations of international humanitarian law.
Statement by the Spokesperson on the demolitions in area C of the occupied West Bank
In the first half of 2018 (January-June) advancement of housing units continued at a higher level than in the previous reporting period (July-December 2017). More than 6,000 housing units in the occupied West Bank including East Jerusalem were advanced in different stages of the planning and
Gaza: EU calls for restraint on both sides following deaths of dozens of Palestinian protesters
The Office of the European Union Representative celebrated the 68 th anniversary of Europe Day through four events that were held in Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem and Gaza. On 8 and 9 May 2018, the EU celebrated Europe Day in Jerusalem and Ramallah with hundreds of Palestinian and international
Europe Day 2018- video message by HRVP Federica Mogherini
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
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
Questions & Answers: International Day for the elimination of violence against women
Editorial Sections: EEAS Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Israel Jordan Lebanon Palestine (*)- Occupied Palestinian Territory, West Bank and Gaza Strip Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) Conflict Prevention, Peace building and Mediation Crisis Response 2018_03_20_ahlc_20_march_2018
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
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
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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