Delegation of the European Union
to Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia

Press and Media

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
Today, we pay tribute to the memory of Jamal Khashoggi, a respected Saudi journalist who was killed in the premises of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul on 2 October 2018. Jamal Khashoggi continues to be an inspiration to journalists and associates with whom he was in
Languages: Français Yesterday’s attack by drones on two ARAMCO oil facilities in Saudi Arabia poses a real threat to regional security. At a time when tensions in the region are running high, this attack undermines ongoing work at de-escalation and dialogue.  We express our sympathy to the Saudi
EU foreign affairs ministers, gathered today in Luxembourg for a Foreign Affairs Council, have condemned Turkey's military action in north east Syria. "We have a common united European Union position … on the developments in the north-east of Syria … there is a clear condemnation from the
In celebration of Europe month in KSA and the Gulf region, the delegation in cooperation with member States in the region has organized several events both in KSA and the region.
The Prize honours local civil society organisations, public or private institutions, as well as individuals for their efforts in promoting general awareness of human rights and the rights of vulnerable groups in the GCC region.
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HRVP Federica Mogherini's message on Europe Day 2018
Europe Day 2018- video message by HRVP Federica Mogherini
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Screen Sylvia & Alex animation film with the leaflet
Screen Sylvia & Alex animation film with the leaflet
Screen Sylvia & Alex animation film with the leaflet
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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
Europeans and Arabs have a long and rich history of cultural, economic, commercial and political exchanges. This, together with the geographical proximity and interdependence, has contributed to institutionalise a strong relationship between the EU and the League of Arab States (LAS). Within this
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
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