Around the world, NGOs, civil society and human rights defenders protect and promote human rights, democracy, as well as sustainable and inclusive development every day. They often do this unnoticed, far from the limelight and, at times, at great personal risk. On World NGO Day, we pay tribute to
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 26/02/2021
17/02/2021 – HR/VP Blog – Why do we need to invest in multilateralism? Because it works. Today we have set out what the EU can do to strengthen and modernise the global system of rules and institutions on which we all depend.
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 17/02/2021
Our times are marked by major geopolitical and economic power shifts, with increasingly confrontational and unilateralist relations between major powers. Yet growing global challenges call for more multilateral governance and rules-based international cooperation. The COVID-19 crisis exemplifies the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/02/2021
With 111.5 million Euros, equivalent to 307.9 billion Tanzanian Shillings, provided in grants, the intention of the Tanzania-EU cooperation is to create a favourable environment for sustainable economic development, more jobs and an improved quality of life for Tanzania’s people.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to TANZANIA - Publication date: 16/02/2021
“Children have a key role to play in building a present and a future where peace will prevail. It is our responsibility to enable them to be such agents of change”, says EU-UN statement on International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/02/2021
In some parts of the world, girls under 18 are circumcised and assumed ready for marriage. Ester recalls that she was very excited and agreed to this “BUT when the day came and already cut, oh God I was like half dead,” she cried. Female genital mutilation is a crime and a violation of human rights.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 06/02/2021
No woman or girl should suffer from violence. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a severe violation of human rights and an act of violence against women and girls. It is estimated that more than 200 million women and girls worldwide have suffered from FGM. In Europe, at least 600,000 women and girls
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 05/02/2021
04/02/2021 – HR/VP blog – On Monday, I spoke to the Robert Schuman Foundation about our priorities for this year: easing tensions in our neighbourhood, opening a new chapter in our relationship with the United States, rebalancing our relations with China, putting European strategic autonomy into
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 04/02/2021