This year we mark Human Rights Day while the whole world is tackling an unprecedented challenge: the COVID-19 pandemic. Far from being outdated, the fundamental rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights signed in 1948 are more relevant than ever: the universality and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/12/2020
‘Gray Area’ is receiving this prize for its tireless efforts as a civil society initiative in Kuwait aiming to raise awareness on the exclusion experienced by people born of Kuwaiti mother and non-Kuwaiti father. Activities of ‘Gray Area’ is an evidence of Kuwait’s vibrant and active civil society
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the State of Kuwait and the State of Qatar - Publication date: 09/12/2020
The "EU Hydrogen Online Forum in the UAE: Hydrogen, the Energy Carrier of the Future” was held on 25 November 2020 with 250 participants in attendance. The event was presented by the Delegation of the European Union to the United Arab Emirates and the EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Publication date: 30/11/2020
No country in the world is on track to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, despite significant progress in advancing women’s and girls’ rights over the years. Moreover, the health and socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis are disproportionately affecting women and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/11/2020
The world is rapidly changing and new challenges are arising, including universal rights. The European Union will never ever give up on its commitment to protecting and supporting human rights and democracy, moreover in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the contrary. The EU takes now the lead
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/11/2020
16/11/2020 – HR/VP Blog – Last Friday, I participated in the third edition of the Paris Peace Forum, devoted to the response to the pandemic crisis and the principles that should govern the post-Covid international order.
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 15/11/2020
13/11/2020 – HR/VP blog – With the BioNTech vaccine announcement, we are beginning to see light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. However, with progress comes the risk of “vaccine nationalism”. From the start, we, as EU, have clearly chosen a multilateral approach. This needs also to become the
Author: Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission - Publication date: 13/11/2020