Following the recent execution of Patrick Gabaankanye, in Gaborone, Botswana, the European Union recalls its opposition to the use of capital punishment which can never be justified.
The European Union believes that the death penalty is a cruel and inhumane punishment and has consistently called for its universal abolition. Experience worldwide has demonstrated that the death penalty fails to act as a deterrent to crime.
It is a pleasure to be here today to open the second High Level Dialogue on Security and Justice. Five years have passed since the first round – and these have not been easy years for the security of many Mexicans and Europeans.
24.05.2016 Muchas gracias, Alicia [Ruiz Massieu], por haber invitado a la Unión Europea y a mí personalmente a este acto. Acabo de llegar a México y es un placer comenzar mi visita con tantos amigos aquí y tener la oportunidad de dirigirme no solo a una audiencia mexicana, sino a toda América Latina y el Caribe. We first met in Santiago less than two years ago. I visited the headquarters of Celac and addressed a speech on EU- Latin America, during the Italian presidency of the EU.
The decision of the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan to conditionally release Khadija Ismayilova, a prominent investigative journalist, marks a further step in progress towards Azerbaijan's compliance with its international commitments and contributes to the enhancement of relations between the European Union and Azerbaijan.
La décision de la Cour suprême de l’Azerbaïdjan de remettre en liberté conditionnelle Khadija Ismayilova, une journaliste d’investigation réputée, marque une nouvelle étape dans la progression de l’Azerbaïdjan vers le respect de ses engagements internationaux et contribue à améliorer les relations entre ce pays et l’Union européenne.
Article 8 of the Cotonou Partnership Agreement (between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific States) establishes a regular and comprehensive political dialogue leading to commitments on both sides. The Dialogue was formally launched in June 2012
The European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Kenya. This statement is also jointly issued with the Heads of Mission of the United States of America, Norway, Canada and Australia.