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#ClimaDiplo week 2018

Our EU in South Africa team with EU Science and Innovation, Deputy Director Patrick Child are celebrating #ClimaDiplo week at the global Adaptation Futures conference in Cape Town.

Our exhibitiion stand was designed by a brilliant young south African designer, Palesa Matlaupane, who won the EU-CityPress stand design competition.

Every minute, every day, nearly 31 people are forcibly displaced. Today, more than 68.5 million people have been forced to leave their homes due to conflicts and violence, persecution, natural disasters or the very real consequences of climate change –25.4 million of them are refugees.

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In 2017 every 2 seconds one person was forced to flee their home due to war, persecution or violence. With millions of people in need on a record high the European Union continues its work with partners around the world to address the humanitarian challenges and to provide long-term support. Last year, €2 billion of the EU's humanitarian budget was allocated to help displaced people and host communities in 49 countries. And EU Member States have granted protection to more than 538 000 people.

Ten years after the EU's first landmark report on climate change and security, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will host the high level event Climate, Security and Peace: The Time for Action on 22 June in Brussels. The high level event will bring together ministers, leading international figures, parliamentarians, think tanks and civil society to highlight the ongoing and new threats posed by climate change, consider progress made in making essential policy and operational linkages between climate and security and look at options to drive forward action. You can join and follow all the discussions using the hashtags #united4climate and #climadiplo

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On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Federica Mogherini, High Representative/Vice-President, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, made the following statement

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Natural resources belong to local communities not to militias. Since 2003, the EU and international partners representing 99% of the world’s diamond trade have joined forces to make sure that the production and trade of rough diamond contributes to peace and sustainable economic and human development. Through the Chairmanship this year, and a number of concrete projects, the EU is committed to prevent the trade in conflict diamonds and improve mining communities’ livelihoods.

The European Union Delegation to the Republic of South Africa based in Pretoria is looking for:

Policy Officer

 

The EU Delegation to South Africa intends to fill  2 vacant positions in the near future.

Please see below / attached the vacancy notifications.

The European Union Delegation to the Republic of South Africa based in Pretoria is looking for:

Project Officer

 

The EU Delegation to South Africa intends to fill  2 vacant positions in the near future.

Please see below / attached the vacancy notifications.

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14 June 2018, Johannesburg: The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR), in partnership with the
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD), is hosting a Human Rights Education Session on Friday, 15 June 2018, at the Athlone Girls High School in Observatory, Johannesburg.

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