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Order of Malta
The European Union has official relations with the Order of Malta, which is a sui generis subject of public international law.
A strategic partnership between the EU and UN Women has been reconfirmed.
A joint UNICEF/ECHO communication campaign to raise awareness was launched today in Rome at the Italian High-school Liceo Classico Torquato Tasso, as part of a series of launch events during the next 7 months in Europe.
Mass to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the accreditation of the Delegation to the Holy See, that occurred on the same occasion of Europe Day in 2006.
On 9 May the European Union Delegation in Rome hosted the Europe Day reception to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the signing of the Schuman Declaration.
On 6 May in the Sala Regia of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, together with European Parliament President Martin Schulz and European Council President Donald Tusk took part in the ceremony awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis.
The EU is strongly committed to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 (Zero Hunger) and has been working with partners to collectively step up support to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture. Agricultural and rural development are key to reducing poverty, boosting food and nutrition security, stimulating economic growth and protecting the environment, all within the context of climate change.
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