The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the
A trade seminar to explore the benefits of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU), Fiji and Papua New Guinea (PNG) to Pacific businesses, local exporters and importers will be hosted by the Delegation of the European Union (EU) for the Pacific in collaboration with
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should
The European Union Delegation to Papua New Guinea has launched a forest monitoring report at the inaugural 2019 Forestry Summit in Port Moresby on October 9. Titled, 'Forest and Land Use Change in Papua New Guinea, 2000 – 2015' the report details the changes as assessed from 2000 – 2015 of
At the request of the Pacific States, the European Union organised a 2-day capacity building workshop on Rules of Origin, on 30 September and 1 October 2019, in Suva, Fiji. Officials from the Customs' Directorate-General (DG TAXUD) of the Commission shared experience with over 50 participants –
On Wednesday, 25 September 2019, new Head of Delegation Jernej Videtič presented his letters of credence to the Governor General of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, H.E., Grand Chief, Sir Bob Bofeng Dadae.
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
With European prosperity and Asian peace and security closely connected, the European Union has decided to strengthen its security cooperation in and with Asia. This is also in line with the steps taken by the EU in the past years to strengthen its role as a global security provider.
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
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