#EU4Israel

EU Ambassador to Israel hosted the launching event for the new Cultural Diplomacy Forum

24 June 2019
EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret hosted the launching event for the new Cultural Diplomacy Forum (CDF) in Israel, on 18 June, at his residence in Herzliya. The Cultural Diplomacy Forum, headed by the Simone Veil Research Centre - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, held its…
#WorldRefugeeDay #StepWithRefugees

The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…
World Refugee Day

Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

20 June 2019
“In 2018, 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced across the world, fleeing conflicts, human rights violations, persecution, natural disasters and the impacts of climate change - 29.4 million are refugees or asylum seekers. Today, we reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect…
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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…
 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…
EU Neighbours South - “EU engagement in the Southern Neighbourhood-Building bridges through culture”

EU Neighbours South - “EU engagement in the Southern Neighbourhood-Building bridges through culture”

12 June 2019
The EU Neighbours South team was present during the Cooperation Days organised by DEVCO on May 13. For this occasion, the team set up a stand to showcase both the EU Neighbours South and East projects. Different support materials were prepared and available for visitors: a flyer about EU Open…
 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…
#EU4HumanRights #EU4LGBTI

The EU Delegation to Israel supported the LGBTI community with the annual "Wigstock" event

11 June 2019
The EU Delegation to Israel together with the Israel AIDS Taskforce and other partners supported the annual "Wigstock" event in Tel Aviv, which coincided with the beginning of the Pride Week. Wigstock brought drag performers to an outdoor public event attended by around 500 people from the LGBTI…
 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…