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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…
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…
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum

EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum: giving more visibility to women who fight cultural and gender stereotypes

13 September 2019
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held on 11-12 September in Amman, Jordan, to promote renewed images of women as agents of intercultural dialogue in the region, and to counter prevailing stereotypes that still hamper women's full participation and potential in their societies. Organized by…
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…
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The EU launches the "Back To School" EU4YOUth challenge

09 September 2019
Join the #BackToSchool #EU4YOUth challenge and post your childhood photo. Tell us about an achievement, which you haven't even dreamed of back then, but which became possible later on - with a little help from the EU! Don’t forget to use the #BackToSchool and #EU4YOUth hashtags. Read more…
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The European Union congratulates the Palestinian students celebrating their graduation

06 September 2019
Congratulations to all the Palestinian students celebrating their graduation at the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre. The European Union is proud of them and will always be by their side. Read more Facebook
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The EU delegation to Lebanon and MACAM announce the winners of the “Wall of Contemplation” competition

04 September 2019
The EU delegation in Lebanon and MACAM – Modern And Contemporary Art Museum are happy to announce that 12 artists from all over the world have won the competition to paint the “Wall of Contemplation”, a mural inspired by human rights. Congrats to the winners! Read more Facebook
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…
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Local EU statement on demolition of Palestinian property in area C of the occupied West Bank

03 September 2019
The European Union Representative issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah. On Monday 26 August, Israeli authorities demolished a Palestinian family's home and restaurant near Bethlehem. The structures were located between the villages of…