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The EU is committed to furthering international debt relief efforts for African countries. The Council today approved a set of conclusions in response to a call from the European Council of 15-16 October 2020 to prepare a common approach in this respect.
Today, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy put forward ambitious plans to promote gender equality and women's empowerment through all external action of the European Union.
STATEMENT BY H.E. TOM VENS, AMBASSADOR OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO SIERRA LEONE on the occasion of the CONSULTATION & VALIDATION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY I am delighted to join you on behalf of the European Union. Today marks an important day as we come to
Children and young people are sounding the alarm: if we do not act now, they will be living with the impacts of COVID-19 and the climate crisis for years to come
13/11/2020 – HR/VP blog – With the BioNTech vaccine announcement, we are beginning to see light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. However, with progress comes the risk of “vaccine nationalism”. From the start, we, as EU, have clearly chosen a multilateral approach. This needs also to become the
The Covid-19 pandemic should serve as a wake-up call on the importance of having access to reliable sources of information for our democracies
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29/10/2020- HR/VP video blog- We need to strengthen our partnership because our political, economic and security future is at stake when it comes to our relations with Africa, a young and dynamic continent. The EU is still Africa’s first partner in many areas, but we are facing more and more
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Europe Day 2020 in Sierra Leone
Europe Day 2020 in Sierra Leone
EU Ambassador Tom Vens brings a message of solidarity and a message of thanks to the medical and healthcare profession in Sierra Leone as we fight the coronavirus pandemic together.
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to preserve peace, prevent conflicts, and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking on more responsibility as a
In Sierra Leone, the EU between 2012 and 2017 provided 4,2 million € assistance to improve the protection and governance of Sierra Leone’s natural resources through a project for the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation called REDD+.   The specific objective of the REDD+
The European Union and its Member States have progressively put in place a comprehensive external migration policy and strengthened the work along the Central Mediterranean route. Saving and protecting the lives of migrants and refugees, breaking the business model of smugglers and traffickers and
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Languages: Français Español Deutsch Italiano Portuguese, International Campaign Description:  In European foreign policy, we are permanently confronted with conflicts in our neighbourhood, growing competition between rival powers, challenges to the multilateral system and our values, disputes over