The Delegation of the European Union to Yemen


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On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union (EU) reiterate their strong opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. The death penalty is an affront to human dignity. It constitutes cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and is contrary to the right to life. The death penalty has no established deterrent effect and it makes judicial errors irreversible.

Restrict the scope of the death penalty and abolish the death penalty for juveniles by supporting and pushing the criminal justice reform in line with the international human rights conventions ratified by Yemen.

This action aims at improving inclusive local security approaches and structures.

This project aims at supporting the peace process and dialogue at local level.

This projects aims at enhancing the resilience and self-reliance of conflict affected communities, creating the conditions for long-term reconstruction and development through supporting civil society and local councils.

The project will convene a number of structured meetings with Yemeni development experts, develop a series of policy briefs and white papers on key economic, social and development priorities in the broader framework of human rights compliance.

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2018

Statement by the Spokesperson on the situation in Yemen