European Union Delegation to the Republic of Zimbabwe


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The third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward” looks at the progress achieved over the past three years, since the presentation of the Global Strategy in June 2016, in five priority areas - the security of the Union, state and social resilience to our east and south, an integrated approach to conflicts and crises, cooperative regional orders and global governance for the 21st century - and provides possible orientations for the way forward in the coming years.

ILO - 108th Session of the International Labour Conference
Geneva, 10 June – 21 June 2019
EU Statement - Committee on Application of Standards: Zimbabwe, Convention, 87

Statement by the Spokesperson on the occasion of the International Albinism Awareness Day, 13 June


Today, an estimated 152 million children are victims of child labour worldwide. These 152 million children are being denied their right to have access to education and to a safe living environment. On the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, the European Union, alongside its international partners, reiterates its strong commitment towards guaranteeing the fundamental human rights of every child, as defined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development target to end child labour in all its forms by 2025.


The abduction and abuse of Rural Teachers Union President Mr Obert Masaraure in Harare on 6 June demands a swift, thorough and transparent investigation by the competent authorities.

On 5 June 2019, the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe and the European Union (EU) launched the formal political dialogue process in accordance with Article 8 of the Cotonou Agreement (2000). The Cotonou Agreement governs relations between the African, Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the EU.

The EU has launched a new call for proposals: Improving competitiveness and the export capacity of small and medium sized enterprises in selected value chains. Deadline is 18 July 2019.

On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural diversity. Our societies, institutions and laws are the outcome of centuries of exchanges of ideas, values, traditions and memories.