Ms. Fatima Kadem is a strong promoter of women’s rights. She currently works as the Gender Adviser of the Federal Intelligence and Investigations Agency (FIIA) in the Ministry of Interior. Here she shares her inspiring story as an Iraqi advocate and strong supporter of the Women, Peace and Security
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/06/2021
The European Ombudsman Award for Good Administration 2021 honours the EU’s extraordinary efforts last year to help repatriate over a half million EU citizens stranded around the world due to the pandemic. The joint winning projects were undertaken by staff in the Commission’s department for Civil
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 24/06/2021
With a budget of €242 million, this call enhances the creative and innovative potential of researchers holding a PhD and wishing to acquire new skills through advanced training, international, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral mobility. The funding is available to researchers ready to pursue
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to LESOTHO - Publication date: 23/06/2021
Timor-Leste 2020 1. Overview of the human rights and democracy situation: 2020 was a challenging year for Timor-Leste. The COVID-19 pandemic required the declaration of state of emergency in March and although the health crisis was avoided (no community transmission and no deaths in 2020), related
Author: Delegation to TIMOR-LESTE - Publication date: 23/06/2021
On June 21, the Foreign Affairs Council adopted conclusions on the EU strategic approach to cultural heritage in conflicts and crises, adding cultural heritage to the EU’s foreign policy toolbox and providing a new political and operational framework on cultural heritage for peace.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/06/2021
In the Central Sahel, conflict has spread from Northern to Central Mali and far into Burkina Faso and Western Niger. Around 436,000 Malians have been forced to flee, close to 90,000 into the neighbouring countries of Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger as well as over 346,000 within Mali. The
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/06/2021
The 2021 Desertification and Drought Day on 17 June will focus on turning degraded land into healthy land. Restoring degraded land brings economic resilience, creates jobs, raises incomes and increases food security. It helps biodiversity to recover. It locks away the atmospheric carbon warming the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/06/2021
13 international scientists and practitioners propose eight recommendations on how the EU and its partners can address the biodiversity and climate crises, whilst ensuring green growth for people around the world.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to LESOTHO - Publication date: 16/06/2021