The EU and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) held their first Strategic Dialogue in Brussels.
This high-level dialogue was a timely opportunity for both sides to share updates on global human rights issues, discuss priorities, strengthen cooperation, and build a stronger partnership for more effective multilateralism and rules-based international cooperation. The dialogue will continue on an annual basis and will be followed up with working level exchanges on subjects of mutual interest.
Iraq conducted early elections for the Council of Representatives on 10 October. These elections mark an important step in the consolidation of Iraq's democracy and long-term stability. The efforts of the Iraqi electoral authorities and security forces resulted in a largely peaceful and orderly ballot, despite low turnout.
The European Union and Germany launched today the East Jerusalem Tourism Development Programme and inaugurated the Tourism Development Hub in East Jerusalem. The German Development Cooperation is implementing this new programme in partnership with the different components of the Palestinian tourism sector in East Jerusalem.
U okviru projekta Reforma nacionalnog sistema procjene invaliditeta – Prepoznaj moje mogućnOStI, koji finansira Evropska unija (EU), a sprovodi Program Ujedinjenih nacija za razvoj (UNDP), nevladine organizacije će kroz pet različitih projekata u narednim mjesecima raditi na promociji reforme, kao i prava i mogućnosti osoba sa invaliditetom (OSI).