You hear the word “disability”. What do you first think of? Some of us may immediately picture a wheelchair. But visible or invisible, born with or developed later in life, many of us know that disability goes beyond mobility and spans over a wide spectrum: visual, hearing, cognitive, motor, chronic
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/12/2021
Some girls commit suicide to avoid forced marriage- 72% of human trafficking victims are women and girls- Gender-based violence jeopardises girls’ education. These are just some of the reasons why we need to act now to end gender-based violence. Today we #OrangeTheWorld in solidarity with victims of
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/11/2021
Children and teenagers are raising their voices on issues that matter to their generation and calling for adults to create a better future. Be it climate change, education, ending discrimination, on this World Children’s Day, it is more important than ever that the world listens to their ideas and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/11/2021
The orchestrated instrumentalisation of human beings by the Belarus regime for political purposes has reached a new alarming dimension over the past days. Groups of migrants are escorted by armed Belarusian security forces towards the borders of EU member states with the aim to force illegal entries
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/11/2021
Elections held in Nicaragua on 7 November have taken place without democratic guarantees and their results lack legitimacy. Daniel Ortega has eliminated all credible electoral competition, depriving the Nicaraguan people of their right to freely elect their representatives. The integrity of the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 08/11/2021
Feeling as an outsider, missing school or dropping out, having even suicidal thoughts… The consequences of school related violence can be many, profound and with long lasting effects on a child’s physical, psychological and emotional development.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 04/11/2021
Harassed, attacked, imprisoned and killed, many journalists still pay with their lives for their commitment to the freedom of expression and to our right to information. Crimes against journalists are not limited to a handful of countries. Today we mark the International Day to End Impunity for
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 02/11/2021
The EU strongly condemns the military coup in the Republic of the Sudan and the unlawful detention of the Prime Minister, several Ministers, leaders of the Forces of the Freedom and Change and other civil society representatives; they must be released immediately.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/10/2021