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
A virtual seminar taking place on 17 June that will present a report prepared in relation to the project “Overview of EU actions in the Arctic and their impact”. The study considers a broad range of ways in which EU policies affect the Arctic and influence the EU’s environmental footprint and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/06/2021
Tbilisi, 15 June 2021—The Director for Security and Defence Policy at the European External Action Service in Brussels (EEAS), Joanneke Balfoort, paid a visit today to the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) on the occasion of the 100th Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 15/06/2021
EUBAM Libya and its Head of Mission were delighted to welcome the Civilian Operations Commander Francisco Esteban-Perez on his first visit to one of the eleven EU Common Security and Defense Policy missions that he leads. His trip was just one of several recent high-level visits from Brussels to
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 14/06/2021