The European Union calls for proposals under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR). An indicative amount of EUR 25,000,000 has been made available under this call for proposals whose general objective is to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide.
Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States delivered by Joanne Adamson, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the High Level Meeting on the appraisal for the Global Plans for Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons.
On 14 September, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, announced the winners of the nationwide non-academicessay competition “Where does Europe end?”. He presented prizes to the winner Meri Telunts and runner-up Artur Barseghyan. Telunts received an Armtab and Barseghyan got the opportunity to participate in an Erasmus+ training course in an EU member state. The competition was open from 31 May to 9 July for young people aged 17-35. The aim was to hear young people’s visions of EU-Armenia relations and their influence on Armenian youth. 74 essays were submitted, of which 12 were shortlisted. The jury was composed of representatives of the EU Delegation to Armenia, the Armenian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Euroclubs Project, Armenian Progressive Youth, the European Youth Parliament Armenia and Young European Ambassadors.
The EU Commissioner for Transport Ms Violeta Bulc, together with the Ministers of ASEAN met on the 27 September in Bali to discuss transport policy in both regions, building on an increasingly close relationship between the EU and the ASEAN countries.