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 providing legal pathways, while addressing the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement: these are the aims at the very heart of the EU's policy.
Four projects with a total EU contribution of 22 Billion Leones (EUR 2.2 Million) will work to support Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in 11 districts across Sierra Leone. Support to civil society remains one of the priorities of the European Union, globally as well as here in Sierra Leone.
Four projects with a total EU contribution of 22 Billion Leones (EUR 2.2 Million) will work to support Civil Society Organizations (CSO's) in 11 districts across Sierra Leone. Support to civil society remains one of the priorities of the European Union, globally as well as here in Sierra Leone.
An important milestone has been reached in Parliament ! By adopting and launching the Bo Declaration, Members of the 5th Parliament have committed to work in harmony irrespective of political affiliation, to promote genuine and sincere consultations, to respect parliamentary procedures, to depoliticise the administration of the Parliament and to engage broadly with political parties and other stakeholders on parliamentary decision making processes.
This ambitious project to be implemented by 50/50 Group aims to improve the capacity and confidence of women to participate in political and public life and to create an enabling environment for increased participation of female members of political parties in political structures.
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 enhancement of human dignity.
Every year in September, the world leaders gather in New York to take part in the General Debate that marks the opening of the latest session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) during a week traditionally filled with high level events, summits, and intense diplomatic activities.
The Boosting Agriculture and Food Security Project, a flagship project of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry funded by the European Union, has an objective that aims to carry on providing support to cashew, cocoa and coffee (CCC) sectors especially in the field of certification, traceability, and trad
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should fear to speak up, to demonstrate peacefully, to go to vote or to expect fair and inclusive policies from a government. Democracy can only function if participation and trust between democratic state institutions, governments and citizens are guaranteed.