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World Women’s Day is a reminder to celebrate women's achievements, increase visibility, and address inequality, 365 days a year! The past year has been difficult. The pandemic spared nobody and has been particularly challenging for women. Doctors, nurses, teachers, shop assistants – jobs often held by women – found themselves at the frontline of the pandemic while taking on more responsibilities at home. In its statement to mark World Women’s Day, the EU thanks women for their bravery, their compassion and their contribution in fighting this crisis.

96,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Liberia as the first part of the 384,000 doses that are expected to be delivered to the country over the next months through the COVAX Facility, the global initiative that is leading efforts to secure fair and equitable access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for every country in the world, including low and

Signalling a fresh start for EU-U.S. relations, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed to suspend all retaliatory tariffs imposed in the Airbus and Boeing disputes for a four-month period, and committed to solving these long-running issues. Their phone call also covered other mutual challenges, including the pandemic, climate protection, setting up a Trade and Technology Council, and global support for democracy.

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High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell visited Nicosia on Friday to discuss the path towards resumption of the Cyprus settlement talks and offer the EU’s support in this process. 

In his meetings with President Nicos Anastasiades and Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, the High Representative discussed latest developments and prospects for progress in the efforts to revive the negotiations on ending the division of the island. 

Sao Tomé-et-Principe, le 5 mars 2021 – L’Initiative COVAX livrera entre le mois de mars et le mois de juin 96.000 doses de vaccin permettant au gouvernement santoméen de lancer sa campagne de vaccination contre la COVID-19.

São Tomé e Príncipe, 5 de março de 2021 – Entre março e junho, a Iniciativa COVAX vai entregar 96.000 doses de vacinas a São Tomé e Príncipe, o que permitirá ao Governo lançar a sua campanha de vacinação contra a COVID-19.

Con motivo de la conmemoración del Día Internacional de la Mujer, la Delegación de la Unión Europea en Venezuela, en conjunto con las Embajadas de Alemania, España, Francia, Países Bajos, Polonia, Portugal, Suiza y el Instituto Goethe, han elaborado una programación conjunta que incluye talleres, conversatorios, música y cine, entre otros.