The EU is a firm promoter and defender of human rights and democracy across the world, as well as within its own borders. Human rights are universal, indivisible and interdependent. Respect for human rights and democracy is essential for addressing global challenges.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/11/2020
The EU has identified and implemented concrete measures to strengthen the cooperation on security and defence through new structures and frameworks, enhanced oversight and coordination mechanisms as well as financing tools to trigger joint defence research and development.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/10/2020
Tensions and conflicts over access to water continue to rise, as the world’s water resources and ecosystems deteriorate, and the threat of water scarcity spreads. Water has thus become a foreign policy issue, as recognised in the EU by 2013 Foreign Ministers Conclusions. On 19 November 2018, the
Author: GLOBAL.4 - Publication date: 05/06/2020
The European External Action Service communicates on European external policies and actions with EU citizens and audiences around the world. We aim to make our content as accessible as possible to users. Nevertheless, we have to strike a reasonable balance between respect for speakers of the EU&
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/06/2020
Languages: Deutsch Français Español Portuguese, International Русский Български Română Svenska Dansk Ελληνικά Eesti Suomi Hrvatski Magyar Italiano Lietuvių Latviešu Malti Nederlands Polski Slovenčina Slovenščina Gaeilge The EU maintains diplomatic relations with nearly all countries in the world
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 27/11/2019
A guiding principle of Lisbon Treaty provisions, which lie at the heart of the very purpose of the EEAS, is the desire to achieve a substantial increase in 'responsiveness' to the opportunities and challenges that exist beyond EU borders. Adequate EU action during external emergencies,
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/06/2019