Another year of quasi-confinement did not stop the EU and all its offices around the world from marking Europe Day in all its glory with several innovative activities online to touch all our senses! Shades of blue and yellow adorned landmarks worldwide, the sound of music filled our homes, and our
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/05/2021
Over the past year, there was a “dramatic deterioration in people's access to information and an increase in obstacles to news coverage”, according to Reporters Without Borders. 78 journalists have been killed since 2020. World Press Freedom Day pays tribute
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/05/2021
Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Australian wild fires, heat records, oceans filling with plastic and the worst locust invasion in Kenya, as well as a record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season. Now we face COVID-19, a worldwide health pandemic linked to the health of our ecosystem.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/04/2021
In a more challenging global environment, the EU needs to enhance its ability to prevent confl icts and strengthen international peace and security. With the new European Peace Facility (EPF), the EU is taking on more responsibility as a global security provider.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/03/2021
Water means different things to different people in different settings. This year World Water Day is about what water means to people, its true value and how we can better protect this vital resource. By sharing all the different ways water benefits our lives, we can value water properly and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/03/2021
Racism continues to be an expression of hatred that must be tackled across the globe. On the International Day against Racial Discrimination, the EU stresses once again its commitment to the elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance. But commitments need to be
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/03/2021
By Binsal Abdulkader ABU DHABI, 8th March, 2021 (WAM)-- "The United Arab Emirates is at the forefront of women’s empowerment in the Arab world," said a top diplomat of the European Union (EU) on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The EU works together with the UAE to further
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Publication date: 08/03/2021
World Women’s Day is a reminder to celebrate women's achievements, increase visibility, and address inequality, 365 days a year! The past year has been difficult. The pandemic spared nobody and has been particularly challenging for women. Doctors, nurses, teachers, shop assistants – jobs often
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/03/2021
“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