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“In parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, it is the first time in history that trials have been held in open court.... For the first time, the people in these areas saw offenders considered as untouchable punished by the law. This has led to renewed confidence and a sense of security for
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/06/2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice- Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 14/06/2019
Digital cooperation among governments, the private sector, and civil society is instrumental to ensure a safe and inclusive digital future for all, and to fully realize the tremendous opportunities that digital technologies provide for improving human life and protecting our planet.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/06/2019
EU High Representative Federica Mogherini met with IOM Director General António Vitorino today. They reaffirmed the close cooperation between the two partner organisations on migration and discussed ongoing work along the routes, Libya, Yemen and Venezuela.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/06/2019
Across the globe, cultural, traditional or religious values continue to be used to justify persecution, discrimination, bullying and ill-treatment against LGBTI persons. Even in countries with legal protection, stigmatisation due to homophobia, transphobia and biphobia remains high. It is our duty
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/05/2019
This year's theme for the World Press Freedom Day is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”. The theme covers current challenges faced by media in elections, along with the media’s potential in supporting peace and reconciliation processes.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/05/2019
“It is our collective responsibility to work towards a more peaceful, secure and prosperous world for present and future generations", EU High Representative Mogherini said marking the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 24/04/2019
What do the European Union and the Smurfs have in common? Both identify with the colour blue, and both care deeply about the health of our blue planet. And now they are shaking hands to clean up beaches across the world and encourage people to protect our ocean!
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/04/2019