Delegation of the European Union to South Africa

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On 5 May, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, met South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, to discuss priorities for bilateral and regional
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
With 897 million school children around the world affected by disruptions to their education, senior officials from UNICEF and the European Union reiterated their support to ensure the right to education for all. The coronavirus pandemic, conflict, poverty, culture, legislation, gender, a lack of
Another year of quasi-confinement did not stop the EU and all its offices around the world from marking Europe Day in all its glory with several innovative activities online to touch all our senses! Shades of blue and yellow adorned landmarks worldwide, the sound of music filled our homes, and our
The Liliesleaf Trust, which owns one of South Africa’s seminal liberation historical site’s of memory, has teamed up with the EU Delegation to South Africa and the Daily Sun to host the launch of an exciting South African / European Union collaboration: a virtual exhibition on the untold story of
Over the past year, there was a “dramatic deterioration in people's access to information and an increase in obstacles to news coverage”, according to Reporters Without Borders. 78 journalists have been killed since 2020. World Press Freedom Day pays tribute
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Dr Riina Kionka: Europe Day Message 2021
Dr Riina Kionka: Europe Day Message 2021
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EU Day Message: Deputy Minister for Public Works & Infrastructure: Noxolo Kiwiet
EU Day Message: Deputy Minister for Public Works & Infrastructure: Noxolo Kiwiet
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Team Europe and Effectiveness
Team Europe and Effectiveness
Development effectiveness is about increasing the impact of our development cooperation to support those most in need. It ensures that external support is in line with partner countries’ own efforts and in support of priorities that have been agreed through inclusive and equitable policy processes.
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.
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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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The European Union Delegation team spent their 67 minutes painting and refurbishing the Eersterust Secondary School library, in Pretoria. The best way to reflect on the legacy of Nelson Mandela is to personify the hope for humanity he embodied. # MandelaDay2019 Flickr set:  /file/mandela-day-2019
EU Delegation to South Africa together with the European Investment Bank and the EU Member States to South Africa celebrated Europe Day, with fellow South Africans  Flickr set:  /file/europe-day-2019-0_enEurope Day 2019 Regions: Africa South Africa Show in content:  Tags: #EuropeDay
Flickr set:  /file/eu-organised-event-sustainable-trade-organic-fair-and-ethical-trade-opportunities-under-epa_enEU-organised event on Sustainable trade: organic, fair and ethical trade opportunities under EPA Regions: Africa South Africa Show in content:  Tags: #EPA
Campaign Description:  This is the second year that we celebrate Europe Day in the times of coronavirus. Because of the ongoing restrictions, there will unfortunately be no open doors events in Brussels to celebrate Europe Day. The situation also remains precarious in many regions of the world, but
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