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The international community is working together with countries in Central Asia on a flagship programme to find long term solutions to the severe environmental problems related to former uranium mining activities and the resulting legacy of approximately 1 billion tons of highly toxic waste.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to UZBEKISTAN - Publication date: 11/08/2017
On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the European Union reaffirms once again its strongest commitment to prevent, condemn and eradicate all forms of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Despite the absolute prohibition of
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 25/06/2018
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/04/2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 20/05/2019
On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union (EU) reiterate their strong opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. The death penalty is an affront to human dignity. It constitutes cruel, inhuman and degrading
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/10/2018
Democracy cannot live without free, diverse and independent media. Journalists and media actors across the globe hold states, government officials, corporations and society at large accountable for their actions. But far too many among them face threats and attacks simply for carrying out their work
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 31/10/2018
On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 09/12/2018