Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines


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The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU in its diplomatic efforts and development policy.


The drought that is currently sweeping the country as a result of El Niño is already hitting Filipino farmers hard. Sustained high temperatures and the lack of rain have started worrying many farmers, especially the rice growers. Drought is among the most dangerous and complex natural hazards, as it creeps slowly with no clear onset but with great impact.

The Philippines has seen two milestones happening of late - the historic ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law and the appointment of the members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)-Led Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA).

Equality is a core value of the European Union, and a principle we will keep fighting for. Equality between women and men is no exception.

Have you ever wondered how can local governments in Metro Manila better manage road traffic?

How can we help farmers and fisher-folks cope with unpredictable weather patterns and variable water supply such as drought and flooding to meet the growing demand for food?

How can business operators and planners better assess land area’s risk and vulnerability to prioritize mitigation and preparedness activities?

The deadline for submitting applications are: 15 March 2019: for placements I and II and 15 June 2019: for placement III

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the World NGO Day

The 26th Meeting of the ASEAN-EU Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) was held on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 in Jakarta.

Joint statement by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers