18. til 20. april hadde vi gleden av å ta imot 20 tjenestemenn fra Europakommisjonen på studiebesøk til Oslo. Deltakerne hadde alle en interesse av å lære mer om norsk politikk, EUs samarbeid med Norge, samt saker knyttet til deres spesifikke fagfelt.
Le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) et l’Union européenne (UE) ont organisé aujourd’hui un dialogue d’experts avec la participation des principales organisations régionales d’Afrique centrale .
Upon the invitation of a foreign country organising democratic elections, the EU can decide to deploy an Election Observation Mission to the country's elections in consultation with the European Parliament and Member States.
Election observation gives the opportunity to assess an electoral process according to international standards. The EU is a leading global player in providing and financing electoral assistance complementary to election observation.
Election observation gives the opportunity to assess an electoral process according to international standards. The EU is a leading global actor in providing and financing electoral assistance complementary to election observation. This dual form of EU election support constitutes a significant contribution to the promotion of governance and development objectives.
Each EU missions works in the framework of a comprehensive approach. The mission works in agreement and coordination with the EU Delegations in the same area and in the framework of EU regional policies.
Today's decision by the so-called Supreme Court of Crimea to prohibit the activities of the Mejlis, a self-governing body of the Crimean Tatars, labelling it "an extremist organisation", represents a grave attack on the rights of the Crimean Tatars as a whole. It constitutes a further very negative escalation in the human rights situation on the Crimean peninsula since its illegal annexation by the Russian Federation in 2014, including as regards the persecution of persons belonging to minorities.