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Countering piracy off the Somali coast, training Palestinian Civilian Police, advising the Iraqi government on civilian security, empowering Malian authorities to fight terrorism: 5,000 men and women work in challenging and at times dangerous circumstances to increase stability in Africa, Europe and the Middle-East. These civilians and military may serve far from home, but they contribute directly to our own security inside the European Union.
On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, European Union High Representative Mogherini says that remembering Europe's dark past and translating what we have learned from our experience into our policies is critical to prevent against the rise of antisemitism, discrimination and hate speech in Europe.