Photo: European Union

Azerbaijan: EU-supported contemporary art festival kicks off in Baku

17 September 2019
Between 17 and 27 September, the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the international festival of contemporary art “MAIDEN TOWER. To Be a Woman”. Supported by the EU, the event’s theme is linked to the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Azerbaijani women and emphasises the role of women in…
EU

For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…
Photo: ENPARD Georgia

Georgia: International Women’s Association visits EU-supported Green Camp for Young Leaders and Innovators 2019

16 September 2019
On 11 September, members of the International Women’s Association Georgia visited the EU-supported Green Camp for Young Leaders and Innovators at the Bulachauri Green Centre. During the meeting, the invited guests shared their experiences with the camp’s participants and discussed topics such as…
Photo: European Union

Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 September 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
EU WHO

Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
Ursula von der Leyen

The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
Photo: European Union

Mogherini comments on the exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and Russia

10 September 2019
On 7 September, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini made a statement following a prisoner exchange between Ukraine and Russia. “This means that finally Oleg Sentsov, Pavlo Hryb, Edem Bekirov, the 24 captured Ukrainian sailors, and others whose release the European Union has called for so…
EU Flag

Federica Mogherini to host a conference Towards Global Exchange on Religion in Society

05 September 2019
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, will this Friday in Brussels host a conference on religious engagement, social inclusion and foreign policy, where she is due to announce a new EU-…
ETF

European Training Foundation: Skills dimensions of migration to promote decent employment for all

04 September 2019
In 2017 an estimated 258 million people were living in a country other than their country of birth, up from 173 million in 2000 and often they do not enjoy decent work conditions. Moreover, the simultaneous inflows and outflows of migration are experienced today by more countries. In this context…