Delegation of the European Union 
to the United States

Press and Media

Today, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy put forward ambitious plans to promote gender equality and women's empowerment through all external action of the European Union.
The President of the European Council Charles Michel spoke today Monday 23 November 2020 with President-elect Joe Biden and congratulated him on his election as the 46th President of the United States and Kamala Harris as the future Vice-President.
The European Union expresses its deep concern over the latest federal death row executions in the United States on 19 November, the first-ever during a presidential transition. Since the decision of the U.S. administration to resume the federal death penalty in July, after a nearly two-decade
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
  On Monday, November 23, 2020, EU Leaders spoke to President-elect Joe Biden over the phone. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory. President von der Leyen said that his election as the next President of the United States
  The EU will contribute €183 million to the IMF's Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust for debt relief in 29 low-income countries, allowing them to increase their social, health and economic spending in response to the COVID-19 crisis. This contribution, announced just after the G20
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Europe Day 2020 - Wrap-up video
Europe Day 2020- Together we are Europe
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Europe Day 2020
09/05/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the occasion of Europe Day 2020 and the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, why Europe was the solution to past challenges and why it will be key in designing our future.
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EU in the World
We celebrate Europe Day 2020 commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, solidarity and multilateralism.
Overview of the human rights and democracy situation: In 2019, the main human rights related issues in the US included the death penalty, the use of the detention facility in Guantanamo, the protection of the rights of migrants and refugees, and the prioritisation of religious freedom over other
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to preserve peace, prevent conflicts, and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking on more responsibility as a
Overview of the human rights and democracy situation: In 2018, the main human rights related  issues  in  the  US  included  the  death  penalty,  the  use  of  the  detention  facility  in  Guantanamo, the protection of the rights of migrants and refugees, freedom of the press, as well  as  women&
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Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe
Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe
Languages: Français Español Deutsch Italiano Portuguese, International Campaign Description:  In European foreign policy, we are permanently confronted with conflicts in our neighbourhood, growing competition between rival powers, challenges to the multilateral system and our values, disputes over