Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and Maldives

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Upon the invitation by the authorities of the Republic of Maldives, and in line with European Union’s (EU) continued engagement on accompanying elections in the Maldives, the EU deployed an Election Follow-up Mission (EFM), from 8 to 11 January 2018, after a preparatory phase in September 2017.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights without distinction to their origin, ethnicity or religion.
Ahead of the 14th European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism on 11 March 2018, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Commissioners Dimitris Avramopoulos, Vera Jourová and Julian King have issued the following statement:
‘Changing Lives’ is a set of seven documentaries reflecting the perseverance of communities in the North and the East of Sri Lanka.
This year we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome and the EU intends to mark this milestone. Over the last six decades, the EU has actively sought to not only bring peace and prosperity to Europe, but to use its influence for a more equal, democratic and stable world.
This year we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome and the EU intends to mark this milestone. Over the last six decades, the EU has actively sought to not only bring peace and prosperity to Europe, but to use its influence for a more equal, democratic and stable world.
Changing Lives
These seven documentaries reflect the perseverance of communities in the North and the East of Sri Lankaand highlights how the European Union-funded Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP) has empowered individuals and assisted in improving the living standards of people.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Violence against women and girls still takes place every day, inside and outside the European Union. This violation of human rights is pervasive and has many different faces: it happens regardless of social background, whether at home, at work, at school, in the street, playing sports or online. It
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
November 2nd is International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. Information comes to us at a price- journalists are persecuted, detained and even killed. An independent and free media are a basis of democracy. An attack on journalists is an attack on democracy. Any impunity for
Questions & Answers: International Day for the elimination of violence against women
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On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.
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