La Délégation de l'Union européenne au Canada était parmi les participants à la Célébration Hivernale du Gouverneur Général à Rideau Hall, le 24 janvier. C'est la première fois que la Délégation participait à cette tradition hivernale annuelle qui a attiré 7,000 visiteurs.
The visit to Mardin of High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides, foreseen for today, has been postponed due to the last minute cancellation of a flight. Today's programme, part of the joint visit to Turkey, will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
26. januar publiserte Europakommisjonen en rapport om det første året med Erasmus+, EUs nye program for utdanning, opplæring, ungdom og sport. Med et budsjett på 2 milliarder euro i sitt første år har Erasmus+ allerede gitt over én million mennesker muligheten til å delta i 18 000 finansierte prosjekter.
The United Nations Security Council's resolution on the establishment of a political mission of the United Nations to monitor and verify the ceasefire and cessation of hostilities brings Colombia one step closer to peace. International commitment is vital to help Colombia overcome a legacy of conflict and violence and lay the basis for a peaceful and stable future.
The European Union and its member states accredited to Myanmar/Burma welcome the release of an important number of political prisoners on 22 January 2016 and the simultaneous decision to commute 77 death sentences into prison terms.
The Delegation of the European Union to the Kingdom of Lesotho has awarded three civil society organisations with grants funded under the 'European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights' (EIDHR), which is the EU's key financial mechanism for supporting organisations active in promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms.
The Delegation of the European Union to the Kingdom of Lesotho has awarded three civil society organisations - the Lesotho Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (LCN), the Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) and Women in Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) - grants funded under the 'European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights' (EIDHR). The EIDHR is the EU's key financial mechanism for supporting organisations active in promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms.