On 23 September the EU hosted a #Backpack2School installation by UNICEF ‘Sending out an SOS’, in the heart of the European Quarters in Brussels, as part of a global public initiative on education around the world. EU High Representative Josep Borrell inaugurated the event in Brussels together with Commissioner Dubravka Šuica, UNICEF Director Sandie Blanchet, and local youth activist Quinten. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, this is an urgent call for world leaders to act and safeguard the future of our children. "These 200 blue packs writing an SOS here in the streets of Belgium, in Brussels, are here to remind us, the whole world, that hundreds of millions of children are still waiting to put on their school bags again, to receive the education that will determine their future," said Borrell.
16 сентября Председатель Европейской Комиссии Урсула фон дер Ляйен выступила в Европейском Парламенте с первым ежегодным обращением о положении дел в Европейском Союзе. Она наметила этапы пути, которые позволят Европейского Союзу преодолеть уязвимости, обнажившиеся во время пандемии коронавирусной инфекции, и создать «союз прочности».
The EU takes part in commemorating the Srebrenica genocide, one of the darkest chapters of modern European history. Our duty is to remember and learn from Srebrenica, and to honour the memory of those laid to rest and all those still missing. This is a necessary step to work for a better common future for all Europeans.
Already well-known in the human rights world, Eamon Gilmore has yet to become a familiar name in the tech and cyber community, but it’s high time they knew him. Gilmore represents the European Union on all human-rights related issues. That includes the impact of new technologies on human rights online and offline.
The European Commission joins Leaders from Member States, civil society, women’s rights organizations, international organizations, UN agencies, philanthropic entities, youth-led organizations, and the private sector come together to deliver game-changing results for women and girls on the basis of the visionary agenda of the Generation Equality Forum.