Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago

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The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the enhancement of human dignity.

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. No one should fear to speak up, to demonstrate peacefully, to go to vote or to expect fair and inclusive policies from a government. Democracy can only function if participation and trust between democratic state institutions, governments and citizens are guaranteed.

The European Union Delegation to Trindad and Tobago wishes to advise that the recruitment procedure for two positions of  Trainee for which a vacancy notice was posted on April 2, 2019, has been  completed.

 The Delegation further takes this opportunity to thank the many candidates who applied.

The European Union Delegation to Trindad and Tobago wishes to advise that the recruitment procedure for the position of Driver (Local Agent) for which a vacancy notice was posted on April 14, 2019, has been  completed.

 The Delegation further takes this opportunity to thank the many candidates who applied.

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.

The EU has a strong interest in having an empowered and vibrant civil society in its partner countries, as it plays a vital role in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Civil society is particularly relevant for the success of SDG 16 and 17, which call for peaceful and inclusive societies as well as revitalized global partnerships for sustainable development.

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