The 20 September Election was an inclusive process in the framework of an ongoing political reform process supported by the European Union (EU) and other international stakeholders. “It was a well administrated election, although room for additional improvement of the legal framework remains” said Chief Observer Jo LEINEN, while presenting in Amman the preliminary statement of the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Jordan. “In particular, respect for key principles, such as the universality and equality of the vote, and the right to stand as candidate could be further enhanced” he explained
Five Years of Free Trade with Europe Get Positive Assessment from the EU-Korea Business Forum
(Seoul, Korea): At today's EU-Korea Business Forum in Seoul, representatives of Korean and European business and consumers' organisations found the overall results of the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) of 2011 positive for both sides.
The Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality of the European Parliament is promoting the rights of women and girls, both in the EU and in the world. In the last three days, we succeeded to organise a fruitful and highly interesting visit to Rwanda.