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22 March 2019, New York – Closing statement delivered on behalf of the European Union at the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
22 March 2019, New York- Statement on behalf of the Member States of the European Union by Mr. Jan De Preter, Counsellor, European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the 73rd Session of the General Assembly First Resumed Session of the Fifth Committee on Item 135. Review of efficiency –
19 March 2019, New York – European Union Statement at the 73th Session of the United Nations General Assembly 1st Thematic meeting of the Ad-Hoc Working Group on GA Revitalization on the Role and Authority of the General Assembly
Water is not to be taken for granted. 2.1 billion people across the globe lack access to drinking water. On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is a precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to
"There is a ‘European way’ towards peace and security, which is identical to the ‘UN way’ towards peace and security. It is a path built on mediation and peacekeeping operations, on sustainable development and the protection of human rights, on humanitarian aid and on building and respecting
At the United Nations, the European Union and its Member States are at the forefront of the efforts to promote all human rights of all women and girls. We want them to achieve equal rights in all aspects of life, from education, health and family planning, to the labour market, the economy and
Ambassador João Vale de Almeida pledges to #StandUp4HumanRights
As a young man, Ambassador João Vale de Almeida lived under a dictatorship and police state for 17 years.  Freedom and democracy were denied to him, his family and an entire country. Now as EU Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, it is not only his duty but also his honour to #
A 30 second round up video of Climate, peace and security conference.

Trailer: A Call for Peace

Trailer: A Call for Peace
Videos:  Trailer: A Call for Peace Regions:  Latin America & the Caribbean Colombia Editorial Sections:  EEAS Latin America & the Caribbean Colombia UN New York Organisations:  UN New York Homepage of the EEAS:  EEAS
"The European way is also the United Nations' way. This explains why all our actions, all our initiatives are always taken in full coordination and partnership with the UN. We believe in the UN, because we believe in the same principles, in the same values, and our communities are built
The European Union and the United Nations are natural partners. We are the world’s leading proponents and defenders of a multilateral and rules-based global governance system.
Seven years of war in Syria have taken an enormous toll on the civilian population in the country, causing one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II.
Editorial Sections: Africa Asia Europe and Central Asia Latin America & the Caribbean Middle East & North Africa (MENA) North America Pacific UN Rome United Nations (UN) Multilateral Relations Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros
The League of Arab States (LAS), the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) held a meeting at the headquarters of the League of Arab States on 18 March 2017 to discuss the situation in Libya and further coordinate their efforts in order to advance the political
Flickr set:  High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Regions:  Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Yemen Show in content:  Organisations:  UN Geneva UN New York United Nations (UN) UN Geneva
Flickr set:  /file/let-me-be-myself-life-story-anne-frank_enLet Me Be Myself- The Life Story of Anne Frank Show in content:  Topics: Culture Culture Organisations: UN Geneva UN New York UN Geneva UN New York Homepage of the EEAS: EEAS
The New Literature from Europe Festival (NLE), New York City’s top European literary event, is returning to New York City, bringing leading and emerging voices from 14 different countries in conversation with some of today’s foremost authors, editors and translators. For its 14th installment, NLE