Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Press and Media

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
The Indo-Pacific- spanning from the east coast of Africa to the Pacific Island States- is a region where the EU has long enjoyed a broad and comprehensive relationship with our partners. The new Strategy launched in April 2021 recommits the EU politically to the region with the aim of contributing
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
Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Australian wild fires, heat records, oceans filling with plastic and the worst locust invasion in Kenya, as well as a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season. Now we face COVID-19, a worldwide health pandemic linked to the health of our ecosystem.
The EU and its Member States have long enjoyed a broad and comprehensive relationship with its partners in the Indo-Pacific, a region spanning from the east coast of Africa to the Pacific Island States. Today, the Indo-Pacific is the focus of the world’s attention as the socio-economic recovery from
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Team Europe: Development Effectiveness
Development effectiveness is about increasing the impact of our development cooperation to support those most in need.
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1 YEAR OF TEAM EUROPE
Team Europe: One year on
One year ago today, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic combining resources from the EU, its Member States and European financial institutions, as ‘Team Europe&
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10th anniversary of the European External Action Service
The EU in a changing world – Staying on course in troubled waters
Three EU High Representatives-Josep Borrell, Federica Mogherini and Javier Solana- came together on 1 December to mark the 10th anniversary of the European External Action Service.
The Indo-Pacific- spanning from the east coast of Africa to the Pacific Island States- is a region where the EU has long enjoyed a broad and comprehensive relationship with our partners. The new Strategy launched in April 2021 recommits the EU politically to the region with the aim of contributing
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.
With European prosperity and Asian peace and security closely connected, the European Union has decided to strengthen its security cooperation in and with Asia. This is also in line with the steps taken by the EU in the past years to strengthen its role as a global security provider: Europe and Asia
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Sri Lanka has impressive socio-economic indicators at national level in comparison to many of its South Asian neighbours. However, at the same time, significant income, health and nutrition inequalities are evident, both between different geographic areas and across wealth groups.
This study is a collaboration between the EU Delegation and the International Water Management Institute.
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Regions: Africa Asia Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Brunei Darussalam Cambodia China Hong Kong India Indonesia Japan Lao PDR Macao Malaysia Maldives Mongolia Myanmar (Burma) Nepal North Korea Pakistan Philippines Singapore South Korea Sri Lanka Taiwan Thailand Turkey Vietnam Europe and Central Asia
Within the Addu Nature Park boundaries, land is leased to local communities on the condition they farm the land using both traditional and modern eco-friendly methods. Regions: Asia Maldives Sri Lanka Show in content: 
The signing of the STRIDE project financing agreement took place on 9 October 2019 at the Finance Ministry. Regions: Asia Sri Lanka Show in content: 
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
Languages: Français Español Deutsch Italiano Portuguese, International Campaign Description:  In European foreign policy, we are permanently confronted with conflicts in our neighbourhood, growing competition between rival powers, challenges to the multilateral system and our values, disputes over