European Union External Action
On 21 June, the European Union adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2020. The annual report highlights the vital importance of placing the protection of human rights at the centre of EU’s foreign policy, even more so in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic,
Press and information team of the Delegation to the Republic of Korea - Publication date: 22/06/2021
Check against delivery! Good afternoon, We have adopted today, with respect to Belarus, the largest package of sanctions, listing 86 individuals and entities, and in particular targeting those behind the hijacking of the plane with Mr [Roman] Pratasevich on board. These measures were coordinated
EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 21/06/2021
21 June 2021, New York- Statement on behalf of the European Union, delivered by H.E. Ambassador Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session
Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in New York - Publication date: 21/06/2021
The annual meeting of the EU-Russia Joint Science and Technology Committee took place on 17 June 2021 via video conference.
Press and information team of the Delegation to RUSSIA - Publication date: 21/06/2021
We are united in our deep concern regarding the Lukashenko regime’s continuing attacks on human rights, fundamental freedoms, and international law. Today, we have taken coordinated sanctions action in response to the 23 May forced landing of a commercial Ryanair flight between two EU member states
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/06/2021
The Council today imposed sanctions on 8 individuals, 3 economic entities and the War Veterans Organisation in relation to the military coup staged in Myanmar/Burma on 1 February 2021, and the ensuing repression against peaceful demonstrators. The EU's restrictive measures are largely aligned
The Council today decided to impose restrictive measures against 78 Belarusian individuals and 8 entities.
On 21 st June 2021, the European Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World for 2020. This report provides a snapshot of the EU’s engagement and actions to promote and protect human rights across the globe in 2020. The report is thematic and includes country
Press and information team of the Delegation to INDIA and BHUTAN - Publication date: 21/06/2021
On Monday 21th June 2021, the European Union (EU) and the Government of Tanzania jointly launched AGRI-CONNECT, a flagship programme to support sustainable agriculture for a total EU funded amount of EUR 100 million (approximately TZS 275 billion).
Press and information team of the Delegation to TANZANIA - Publication date: 21/06/2021
Madame President, The EU thanks the UN High Commissioner for presenting her report on the central role of the State in responding to pandemics and other health emergencies. COVID-19 not only impacts the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights, but also of civil and political rights.
Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 21/06/2021