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Statement by EU High Representative and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

18 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the European Union and the United Nations join their voices to call on the international community to accelerate its efforts to eliminate the scourge of all forms of sexual violence, including as a strategy…
EU-funded Euromed Police presents achievements at European Union meeting on internal security

EU-funded Euromed Police presents achievements at European Union meeting on internal security

18 June 2019
Euromed Police took part in the latest meeting of the Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI), held at the Council of the European Union in Brussels last month. The COSI is meant to promote, reinforce and facilitate the operational actions of the EU Member States…
The South EU Summit highlights the role of the Union for the Mediterranean as key partner in the Mediterranean

The South EU Summit highlights the role of the Union for the Mediterranean as key partner in the Mediterranean

18 June 2019
The 6th South EU Summit -also referred to as Southern EU Countries Summit-, which was hosted in Malta’s capital city of Valletta, underlined the need for multilateral efforts for a positive Mediterranean agenda based on human and sustainable development. The final declaration highlighted the role…
 the European Development Days (EDD)

European Development Days 2019 to focus on fighting inequalities

17 June 2019
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,…
The Report

From Vision to Action: The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward

14 June 2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the…
Euromesco Joint Policy Study 14 - Cooperation with Religious Institutions as a European Policy Tool

Euromesco Joint Policy Study 14 - Cooperation with Religious Institutions as a European Policy Tool

13 June 2019
In the European neighbourhood, major social and political phenomena have acquired an increasingly religious angle: radicalisation – in the words of Olivier Roy – is becoming Islamised, intra and interstate conflicts have a sectarian character, and governments either want to increase their control…
“MIgration EU eXpertise” (MIEUX) publishes 2018 Annual Report

“MIgration EU eXpertise” (MIEUX) publishes 2018 Annual Report

13 June 2019
One of ICMPD’s flagship programmes, MIEUX, publishes its Annual Report for the year 2018, describing its main achievements in 26 countries and the special events held to celebrate ten years delivering capacity building on migration. The MIgration EU eXpertise (MIEUX) Initiative is funded by the EU…
MedFish4Ever

EU promotes sustainable fisheries in the Mediterranean at high-level conference on MedFish4Ever initiatives

13 June 2019
The countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea met on 11 and 12 June, in Marrakech, Morocco, for the high-level conference of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean on restoring healthy fisheries in this important sea basin. Adopted in 2017, the Declaration sets in motion a new…
 International Albinism Awareness Day

EU Statement on the occasion of the International Albinism Awareness Day, 13 June

12 June 2019
n the occasion of the International Albinism Awareness Day, we celebrate the courage and strength of persons with albinism, in countering the discrimination, stigmatisation and violence they face in many countries in the world. Misconceptions of albinism persist, putting both adults and children…
 World Day against Child Labour

EU Statement on the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour

11 June 2019
Today, an estimated 152 million children are victims of child labour worldwide. These 152 million children are being denied their right to have access to education and to a safe living environment. On the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour on 12 June, the European Union, alongside its…