Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and Maldives

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On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or lack
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) issues the following statement in agreement with the Embassies of Germany, Italy, Netherlands, the UK High Commission, the Embassies of Norway and Switzerland.
The European Commission, through its Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace, has allocated €8.5 million to support Sri Lankan efforts to prevent violent extremism, build community resilience, and promote peace and tolerance.
The Management Board of the EU-South Asia Aviation Partnership Project convened its third meeting in July 2019.
The EU Delegation, in collaboration with local women's rights organisation Uthema, conducted a panel discussion on Thursday 25 April 2019 at Maagiri Hotel in Malé City.
Living Heritage was a one-day conference on "Valuing Cultural Heritage: A Cross-Cultural Perspective".
Europe Day 2018- video message by HRVP Federica Mogherini
Freedom of expression
Freedom of opinion and expression are fundamental rights of every human being
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.
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.
Sustainable, comprehensive and rules-based connectivity will contribute to the enhanced prosperity, safety and resilience of people and societies in Europe and Asia
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its
Editorial Sections: Africa Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti DR Congo (Kinshasa) Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Eswatini Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya Lesotho Liberia
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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 A key focus of the dialogue was to observe some of the linkages and disconnects between policy and lived experiences of women, specifically the challenges of socio-cultural barriers to women’s participation in public life. Regions: Asia Maldives Sri Lanka Show in content: 
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