On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the resilience and resourcefulness of indigenous peoples around the world. This year, we join the United Nations in the call for a new social contract, where no one is left behind.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 08/08/2021
As part of the EU support to human rights defenders in the Philippines, the delegation has translated the European Union Guidelines On Human Rights Defenders into eight local Philippine languages- (Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Tagalog, Ilokano, Meranaw, Bicol, Kapampangan and Waray/Leyte).
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to PHILIPPINES - Publication date: 08/06/2021
Everyone is born free and equal in dignity and rights. On the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the European Union reaffirms its strong commitment to respect, protect and promote the full and equal enjoyment of human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/05/2021
At a time when independent and free media reporting is more essential than ever, press freedom continues to be under threat. Journalists continue to experience harsh working conditions with increasing financial and political pressure, surveillance, arbitrary prison sentences or violence for doing
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 02/05/2021
On 10 December, we celebrate Human Rights Day. This day deserves our attention as it marks the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Today it is more important than ever to recall that human rights are universal and indivisible, and that our efforts to defend them can never
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/12/2020
On 17 July, we commemorate the sixth anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, when 298 people of 17 different nationalities lost their lives. The European Union continues to feel deep sympathy for all those who lost their loved ones.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/07/2020
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, the European Union and its Member States have observed cyber threats and malicious cyber activities targeting essential operators in Member States and their international partners, including in the healthcare sector. Since the beginning of the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 30/04/2020
press Category: Statements on behalf of the EU Regions: Africa Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti DR Congo (Kinshasa) Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Eswatini Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/03/2020
Freedom of expression, in all its forms, is the very essence of democracy. Only with a thriving, free and independent media landscape, we can hold governments, businesses and society at large accountable. And precisely for this fundamental right, far too often, journalists and media workers are
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 31/10/2019