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Eight years after the outbreak of the conflict, the situation in Syria is still critical, with millions of Syrians displaced and in need of protection and humanitarian assistance. The potential for violence remains high, and there is little progress in sight towards a sustainable resolution of the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/03/2019
‘’None of the security challenges our world faces today can be effectively addressed with a purely military approach’’ High Representative / Vice-President Mogherini said taking the floor at the 55th Munich Security Conference. The European Union has made unprecedented progress in working together
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/02/2019
Scientists and politicians widely acknowledge that climate change is one of the most pressing issues, an existential threat that humanity is facing today. The Paris Agreement adopted in 2015 has set the way forward for all countries to act together in curbing climate change. These commitments must
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/02/2019
The International Contact Group on Venezuela held its first meeting in Montevideo on 7 February 2019 discussing the minimum conditions for a political transition process towards new Presidential elections, with all the necessary conditions and guarantees in conformity with the Constitution.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/02/2019
Remembrance is an individual and collective responsibility, particularly in times when antisemitism rises again, [...] inside and outside Europe. So, more than ever, we have the duty to 'remain vigilant' against all forms of racism and discrimination, old and new, to react and to act.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/01/2019
Novi Sad, the second largest city in Serbia, has been awarded the title of European Youth Capital in 2019. This is another success for this dynamic city, which is hosting one of Europe’s leading music festivals (Exit) and will become the European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 03/01/2019
With 60% of the oceans relying outside nations jurisdiction, ensuring good governance at sea and securing the maritime domain becomes a challenge for every international actor. With a revised Action Plan and a Maritime Security Strategy under the umbrella of the Global Strategy, the EU has been
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 31/12/2018
Prevention is better than cure. This basic principle stands behind many of the EU activities. A pertinent example is the EU's civilian monitoring mission in Georgia (EUMM). It was deployed immediately following the war between Russia and Georgia in 2008. EUMM has helped since then to prevent
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/12/2018
Seventy years after the Universal Declaration on Human Rights was written, the European Union continues working to turn each and every word from that Declaration into practice. This is a collective effort of governments and the society as a whole.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/12/2018