Under the EU-supported framework of the Pakistan’s Action to Counter Terrorism project 25,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) kits were handed over to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Pakistan by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on 23 July in Islamabad. Each
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to PAKISTAN - Publication date: 27/07/2020
Even at this time of global pandemic, crimes against humanity and war crimes continue to be perpetrated. The EU reiterates its commitment to uphold and defend the principles and values enshrined in the Rome Statute and to support the ICC
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/07/2020
13 July 2020, Brussels- The Council today adopted conclusions setting out the EU's priorities at the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations (September 2020 – September 2021), under the theme "Championing multilateralism and a strong and effective UN that delivers for all".
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in New York - Publication date: 13/07/2020
Torture denies the dignity of the human being. Its victims suffer both visible and invisible wounds. And this is still the horrifying reality today. On International Day in support of Victims of Torture, EU High Representative Josep Borrrell states “At a time when the world is joining efforts to
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/06/2020
Child labour affects 152 million children worldwide. The EU has been working with UNICEF and other partners to put an end to a phenomenon that takes childhood away and puts the future of millions of kids worldwide at risk. Earlier this week, EU High Representative Josep Borrell and UNICEF Executive
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/06/2020
Biodiversity is the root of all life, both on land and below water. It has an impact on human health, providing the air that we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, natural disease resistance, medicines, as well as climate change mitigation. The emergence of COVID-19 has proved that when we
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/06/2020
If there is one thing that 27 EU member states agree on it is that we all believe in rules-based multilateralism. We repeat, almost mantra like, that we want a strong UN as the beating heart of the multilateral system. The Security Council is the world’s highest multilateral authority and it has the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/05/2020
The voice of journalists is our own voice. When media remain silent, it is like societies themselves are muzzled: unable to hold the political and economic leadership to account or to grant people the right to make fact-based choices in life.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/05/2020