The rescue of some 800 White Helmets and their families from Syria is an important humanitarian gesture. Their lives had been at imminent risk following the recent escalation of violence in south west Syria. The White Helmets, also known as Syria Civil Defence, are a Syrian volunteer organisation
EU High Representative Mogherini on 25 June presented EU foreign ministers with the second annual report on the implementation of the EU Global Strategy, outlining substantial progress in bolstering the EU's role as a global actor.
"Sexual violence against women, girls, men and boys is a despicable crime, and even more so when it occurs in vulnerable situations of conflict, or as a tactic of war. It is a grave violation of human rights and international humanitarian law, and must be fought with the strongest commitment
For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase the external action budget to €123 billion, to significantly simplify its structure, and make it much more flexible and effective to address today's global challenges.
On 06 July 2016, Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, gave a closing statement on the annual report on human rights and democracy in the world 2015, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. Videos: /file
Videos: /file/httpeceuropaeuavservicesvideoplayercfmrefi123942_enhttp://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I123942 Topics: Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) EU Global Strategy Foreign policy instruments The Partnership Instrument Regional policies European Economic Area (EEA)
Closing statement by Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the EC, on New initiatives related to the Middle East Peace Process, extracts from the plenary session of the EP Videos: /file/httpeceuropaeuavservicesvideoplayercfmrefi124147_enhttp://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/player.cfm?ref=I124147
The EU's cooperation with Armenia aims at supporting the country's resilience, security and prosperity built on democracy, human rights, the rule of law and sustainable economic growth, as well as strengthening its connection to the EU and to the region through enhanced transport
The European Union is the world’s biggest donor of development assistance, the first trading partner and the first foreign investor for almost every country in the world. As a Union promoting peace, stability and exporting its values and rules, it is faced with many challenges as well as
INFO SHEET ON MOUNT AGUNG ERUPTION (Bali) Follow the instructions of the Indonesian authorities and consult the travel advices published by your Embassy/Consulate as well as reliable Indonesian media sources
The Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania, together with the Gender Centre of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands have organized an event to mark Human Rights Day on 13 December from 01:00pm at Nkrumah Hall-UDSM. This year, Human Rights Day
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