"Today we celebrate women. We celebrate their role in society, at work, in our families and lives. We also remember their suffering, hardship and injustice, which for many is still a reality today." This was the first message in a joint statement issued today by Federica Mogherini together with other European Commissioners to mark the occasion of International Women's Day. The Commissioners stressed that "we must promote gender equality not just today, on International Women's Day, but every day."
Earlier this week European Union representatives attended the ground-breaking ceremonies for two new 'County Service Centers' in Bomi and Rivercess Counties respectively, marking the EU's continued support for the decentralization process, which will bring government closer to the people and make the administration more accountable in delivering on its obligations to the public.
Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met today in Brussels with the H.E. Abdul Malek Al Mekhlafi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Yemen to discuss the current political and humanitarian situation in the country and prospects for resolution of the conflict.
Mme Federica Mogherini, haute représentante de l'Union pour les affaires étrangères et la politique de sécurité/vice-présidente de la Commission européenne, s'est entretenue aujourd'hui à Bruxelles avec M. Abdul Malak al-Mekhlafi, vice-Premier ministre et ministre des affaires étrangères du Yémen, pour discuter de la situation politique et humanitaire actuelle dans le pays et des perspectives de règlement du conflit.