Only 10 days after the violence perpetrated in north eastern Nigeria and southern Chad, a new terrorist attack involving two female suicide bombers has this time struck a Nigerian camp hosting some 50,000 people, killing at least 58. We express our condolences to all those affected by this attack.
Targeting innocent people, is unacceptable. Camps have to remain a place of shelter and protection.
The fact that the International [Syria] Support Group is meeting today to try to call all the actors to stick to the commitments we all made in December, including the support of the talks, including the commitment to a ceasefire, including the commitment to confidence-building measures and humanitarian access, is extremely important.
High Representative Federica Mogherini today attended the International Syria Support Group meeting in Munich, which aimed to call all actors to stick to the commitments made in December, including the support of talks, the commitment to a ceasefire, the commitment to confidence-building measures and humanitarian access.
Applications are now invited for Australian European University Institute Fellowships which provide the opportunity to carry out research at the European University Institute in Florence – the high profile research institute established by the Member States of the founding European Communities in 1972. A six-month Postdoctoral Fellowship will be offered for the period January-June 2017. One three-month Postgraduate Fellowship will be offered for the period September-December 2016. In addition, one fellowship will be offered for a Visiting Scholar from an Australian university for one month during the period January-June 2017.
Every year around the month of February, the European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao in cooperation with the EU Member States, and in partnership with Broadway Cinematheque, organises the European Union Film Festival. Launched 7 years ago, the EUFF has become a reference in Hong Kong's film circuit. The festival provides a window into European culture through a diverse selection of genres, styles, and formats. From comedy to drama, to documentaries and animation, Hong Kong spectators enjoy a truly European experience.
On Wednesday 10th February 2016, the EU Delegation and the European Commission's Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection – ECHO organized a side event organized in the framework of the Humanitarian Friends of Car, entitled "Exchange on Food Insecurity in the Central African Republic", in the margins of the WFP First Regular Session of the Executive Board.