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The Prime Minister of the Government of Republic of Yemen, Dr. Muin Abdel Malik, returned yesterday to Aden, the country’s interim capital. This constitutes an essential first step in implementing the Riyadh Agreement signed between the Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council. The presence of the Government in Yemen is a key development. The European Union expects all stakeholders to abide to the terms of the Agreement and display sincere collaboration on the ground to ensure its smooth and timely implementation.


Grazie alla campagna congiunta dell'Unione europea e dell'Unicef, milioni di giovani hanno potuto far sentire la propria voce, all'occasione del 30° anniversario della Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite sui Diritti dell'infanzia e dell'adolescenza.

Millones de jóvenes han difundido un mensaje por los derechos de los niños en vísperas del 30º aniversario de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño de Naciones Unidas, gracias a una campaña conjunta de la Unión Europea y UNICEF.

Milhões de jovens espalharam a mensagem sobre direitos da criança na contagem decrescente para o 30º aniversário da Convenção das Nações Unidas sobre os Direitos da Criança – graças a uma campanha conjunta entre a União Europeia e a UNICEF.

Des millions de jeunes ont partagé le message des droits de l’enfant dans la perspective du 30ème anniversaire de la Convention des Nations unies relative aux droits de l’enfant grâce à une campagne conjointe de l’Union européenne et de l’UNICEF.

Millions of young people have spread the message of children’s rights in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - thanks to a joint campaign by the European Union and UNICEF.

During his visit to Rwanda, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica has announced a €10.3 million support package to the UNHCR's Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) in Rwanda, which provides a life-saving avenue out of Libya for people in need of international protection, with a view to their further resettlement. The funding is provided through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. This initiative builds on the example of the ETM Niger, through which more than 2,900 refugees and asylum seekers have been evacuated out of Libya since 2017.

This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history that has helped transform children's lives around the world for the better.