Delegation of the European Union to Syria


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The European Union Delegation to Syria, sub-office in Beirut Lebanon is looking for a:
Policy Assistant - The deadline for applications is: 4 December 2017 at 16:00 Lebanese time

Today the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) presented its seventh report which concludes that the Syrian Arab Republic was responsible for the release of sarin at Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, on 4 April 2017.

On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the European Union commends the work of journalists in uncovering abuses of power, shining a light on corruption and human right violations, and questioning received opinion, often putting themselves at risk of intimidation, violence and death. An independent and free media is the basis of a participatory and pluralist democracy, and a tool to make governments accountable for their actions.



The occupation of Raqqa by Da'esh has finally  come to an end thanks to the joint efforts of the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Global Coalition to counter Da'esh. The liberation of Raqqa city is a decisive step towards eliminating the threat of Da’esh in Syria and Iraq and freeing their people from its arbitrary rule. 

The European Union, as a non-military member of the global coalition against Da’esh, has actively supported the defeat of Da’esh in Syria and has been assisting the population affected as the leading donor in humanitarian support.


At the "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" Conference in Brussels on 4-5 April 2017, the international community and the governments of refugee hosting countries came together to reaffirm commitments to help millions of affected civilians in Syria as well as Syrian refugees and the communities generously hosting them.

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.


Joint Declaration by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty