On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country.
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Lead negotiators of the Pacific States of the African, Caribbean, Pacific Group (PACP) and the European Union (EU) are pleased with the progress made on their negotiations towards a EU-Pacific Regional Protocol (PRP), which falls under the EU/ACP negotiations for a post-Cotonou Agreement.
The Human Rights Centre of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the National University of Timor Lorosa'e (UNTL) was inaugurated on 27 August 2019. The event took place in a highly symbolic year and moment for the country: the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Popular Consultation on Self-determination of 30 August 1999.
36 Timorese journalists attended a training course on Information in the digital era, as part of the European Union project “Partnership to improve service delivery through strengthened Public Finance Management and Oversight (PFMO)
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 thereof, is a violation of international law and requires joint work to combat it.
On 13 – 16 August, Deputy Secretary-General of the European External Action Service, Christian Leffler led the EU delegation to the 50th Pacific Islands Forum leaders' meetings in Funafuti. The Partners Dialogue session and bilateral meetings with the Pacific countries’ leaders and senior officials in the PIF summit margins provided the possibility to address the strategic priorities, which the EU supports and wants to see reflected in the future Pacific - EU partnership.
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme (BIOPAMA) is a €60 million initiative of the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States to improve the long-term conservation and sustainable use of natural resources through the better use and monitoring of information and capacity development on management and governance.
In this framework, a €20 million global grant facility to support on-ground actions (grants up to €400,000) is created to support partners and communities to improve the effectiveness and livelihood benefits of marine and terrestrial protected and conserved areas.