Following the announcement yesterday by Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission of the final results of the presidential elections of 28 September 2019, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, called the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, today to congratulate him on the outcome of the electoral process. He welcomed that months of intensive verification and an appeal process engaging all interested parties had come to an end.
The Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection (MGCSP), the European Union and Expertise France has launched a regional project to support the fight against human trafficking on 18 February 2020.
Unwavering courage unites this year’s recipients of the Schuman Awards: women’s rights activist Lway Poe Ngeal, human rights lawyer U Kyee Myint, and satirical poetry troupe Peacock Generation. Their life’s work is to ‘fight for freedom and for others’ even when it costs them their own freedom.
EUAM Iraq is happy to announce the arrival of the new Head of Mission Christoph Buik in Baghdad. Buik, a German national, previously served as the Director of the UN Standing Police Capacity in Brindisi, Italy.
The National Electoral Commission with support of the European Union organizes dialogue with key stakeholders to incorporate their perceptions on NEC’s performance in the previous electoral cycle and their expectation for the next elections