The Austrian National Defence Academy (NDA/LVAk) hosted its annual CSDP orientation course in partnership with the Hungarian National University of Public Service (NUPS) from 13 to 16 March 2017 in Vienna. 60 participants from 10 different European countries (Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom) attended the training as an integral part of their studies.
The EU, together with Plan International and UNICEF, organized an event at the UN in Geneva to launch the revised EU Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Child. The Guidelines, which were adopted yesterday by the EU Foreign Ministers, underline the EU's strong commitment to the fulfillment of all rights for all children. The aim of these Guidelines is to provide general guidance on the measures needed to implement the EU's overarching strategy to promote and protect the rights of all children.