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President Julius Maada Bio signed today the law abolishing the death penalty in Sierra Leone. This important achievement would not have been possible without the commitment of the Parliament and the Government. It enhances the respect for human dignity in the country and reflects the growing trend
STATEMENT BY H.E. Manuel MÜLLER, AMBASSADOR OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TO SIERRA LEONE AT THE OPENING OF THE REFORM OF THE POLITICAL PARTIES ACT NATIONAL VALIDATION CONFERENCE Freetown, 5 October 2021 Check Against Delivery I am delighted to join you on behalf of the European Union. The European Union
Education is the key to the future. Tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. Education is crucial for the future of any country. Educated people shape any country’s future. This is why education is a priority for the European Union, worldwide and in Sierra Leone.
Children account for 22% of all victims of trafficking. The majority of child victims are girls, almost 78%. The EU Anti-Trafficking Day is a reminder that trafficking of children remains a serious threat in the EU.
On the European and World Day against Death Penalty, the EU together with the Council of Europe reaffirms its strong opposition to the use, in any circumstance, of the death penalty. Capital punishment has no place in our days, in any part of the world. It has no established deterrent effect and it
On 5 October, the Head of the EU Delegation Ambassador Manuel Müller participated at the opening of the Reform of the Political Parties Act National Validation Conference, supported by the EU Delegation and the UNDP, together with the Chief Minister Hon. Jaccob Jusu Saffa and the Chairperson of the
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Africa is our sister continent and a close partner to build back better and greener. Africa and Europe have a shared future.
In a more challenging global environment, the EU needs to enhance its ability to prevent confl icts and strengthen international peace and security. With the new European Peace Facility (EPF), the EU is taking on more responsibility as a global security provider.
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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