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"These elections are a critical test of Zimbabwe’s reform process. Given the context of past elections, great efforts need to be made to ensure public and political confidence in the 2018 polls,” stated Elmar Brok, Chief Observer of the EU Election Observation Mission, in a press conference in
Author: Election Observation Mission to Zimbabwe 2018 - Publication date: 06/07/2018
On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. The Regulation updates and modernises the principles enshrined in the 1995 Data Protection Directive to guarantee privacy rights. The regulation is an essential step to strengthen citizens' fundamental rights in the
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to ZIMBABWE - Publication date: 20/06/2018
In 2017 every 2 seconds one person was forced to flee their home due to war, persecution or violence. With millions of people in need on a record high the European Union continues its work with partners around the world to address the humanitarian challenges and to provide long-term support. Last
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/06/2018
Ten years after the EU's first landmark report on climate change and security, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, will host the high level event Climate, Security and Peace: The Time for Action on 22 June in Brussels. The high level event
Author: Strategic Communications
Natural resources belong to local communities not to militias. Since 2003, the EU and international partners representing 99% of the world’s diamond trade have joined forces to make sure that the production and trade of rough diamond contributes to peace and sustainable economic and human
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/06/2018
The EU has launched ‘Civic Tech 4 Democracy’, a global competition for citizen-led projects using new technologies for issues related to democracy, with a specific focus on representation, participation, transparency and/or accountability.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to ZIMBABWE - Publication date: 13/06/2018
On 28 May 2018, the Council adopted the EU's annual report on human rights and democracy in the world in 2017. Every year the EU publishes the global human rights report on every country in the world, including Zimbabwe.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to ZIMBABWE - Publication date: 08/06/2018
The #facesinurbanspaces photo competition has a winner: Photographer Chinula Mandla from Bulawayo, who scooped the first prize, a professional camera with accessories, with his photo of a well-dressed gentleman in urban surroundings.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to ZIMBABWE - Publication date: 30/05/2018
The EU Delegation has today prepared the ground for the deployment of an Election Observation Mission (EOM) for the upcoming harmonised elections by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Zimbabwean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to ZIMBABWE - Publication date: 28/05/2018