Delegation of the European Union 
to the United States
 

Press and Media

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
Languages: Français The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, spoke by telephone today with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani.  Expressing condolences and sympathy to the President over
France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the High Representative express their deep concern over Iran's announcements and actions in contradiction with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The IAEA has confirmed in its extraordinary report of 8 September that
  At the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (October 14-20), the European Union will engage with international partners on a wide range of issues, including Sustainable Development Goals and financing for development and education, G20 finance cooperation,
  Curing cancer, tackling climate change, forecasting earthquakes- such challenges and other scientific quests are simply too big to address for one researcher- even the most excellent. That is why the EU's European Research Council (ERC) awards the Synergy Grants. In the 2019 competition for
  EU member states, with the support of the European Commission and the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, published a report on the EU-coordinated risk assessment on cybersecurity in fifth-generation (5G) networks on October 9th, 2019.  This major step is part of the implementation of the
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Human Rights Defenders - Henderson Hill - USA
Human Rights Defenders- Henderson Hill- USA
Human Rights Defenders- Henderson Hill- USA
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Commissioner Margrethe Vestager Press Conference Washington, DC 13 April 2018
Commissioner Margrethe Vestager Press Conference in Washington, DC
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, gave a press conference during a visit to Washington, DC on 13 April 2018.
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BBC Beyond 100 Days Interview with EU Ambassador to US David O'Sullivan
BBC Interview with EU Ambassador to US David O'Sullivan on Trade
EU Ambassador to US David O'Sullivan speaks about trade on BBC's Beyond 100 Days.
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&
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its
Questions & Answers: International Day for the elimination of violence against women
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No. 170- 26 January 2018 2018: The European Year of Cultural Heritage /file/2018culturalheritagejpg_en2018_cultural_heritage.jpg 2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage. Across Europe, events on a local, regional and national scale will bring people closer to their cultural heritage. As