Access to clean water is not just a basic human right: in today's world, water is a security issue and the control of water resources is still a major driver of conflicts. Desertification has destabilised immense swaths of land. Droughts and floods are among the causes for the unprecedented levels of human mobility worldwide.
Speech by EEAS Deputy Secretary General Ms Helga Schmid Eighth on behalf of EU High Representative Federica Mogherini
On behalf of EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, let me begin by expressing her regret for not being able to participate in this meeting in person. The EU warmly welcomes this invite and the opportunity to join the discussion with Libya's other neighbours at this crucial time for Libya's future.
La tenue du deuxième tour vient de clôturer les élections présidentielles au Benin. Sur base d'informations en sa possession, le candidat Lionel Zinsou a déjà félicité M. Patrice Talon pour sa victoire.
A second round of voting has brought the presidential elections in Benin to a close. On the basis of information in his possession, the candidate Lionel Zinsou has already congratulated Mr Patrice Talon on his victory.
The European Union takes note of the Statement of Preliminary Findings and Conclusions issued by the International Election Observation Missionto the early parliamentary elections in the Republic of Kazakhstan, held on 20 March 2016.
L'Union européenne prend note de la déclaration sur les constatations et conclusions préliminaires publiée par la mission internationale d'observation électorale au sujet des élections législatives anticipées tenues dans la République du Kazakhstan le 20 mars 2016.