Today on the World and European Day Against the Death Penalty, the European Union and the Council of Europe reaffirm their opposition to the use of capital punishment in all circumstances and call for the universal abolition of the death penalty.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/10/2020
30/08/2020- Le Journal du Dimanche- This summer has not been a restful one. From the explosion in the port of Beirut to the seizure of power by the army in Mali, the war in Libya, the tensions caused by Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean, the presidential elections in Belarus, and the alleged
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/08/2020
27/08/2020- Several Outlets- To avoid becoming entrenched between the US and China, the EU should deal with them in its own way: it should look at the world from its own point of view, defending its values and interests, and using the instruments of power available to it.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 27/08/2020
This year, World Refugee Day comes at a time when the world is facing a global pandemic that has already cost the lives of thousands of people and is affecting the livelihood of millions more. The struggle is even harder for refugees, internally displaced persons, migrants and stateless persons.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 19/06/2020
Check against delivery! Thank you Madam President, Honourable Members, It is really evident that the virus pandemic has been accompanied by an ‘infodemic’, by a pandemic of disinformation. We have witnessed a wave of false and misleading information, and an exponential increase in targeted
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/06/2020
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/06/2020
Check against delivery! Today, we celebrate the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace. As we tackle the biggest global health crisis of our generation, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and to the rules-based international
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 24/04/2020
Brussels, 20/04/2020 Check against delivery! Thank you for this opportunity to discuss the implications of this pandemic in EU foreign affairs and for your strong support to a joint EU response to this global crisis. Because it is really a global crisis which is affecting all geopolitical aspects.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 20/04/2020
Check against delivery! Yesterday, I participated at the European Council meeting. It was a long and intense discussion among European leaders, after which we passed a very clear message: that the European Union and its Member States will do everything they can, everything necessary to overcome the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 27/03/2020