The EU stands up for human rights

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day

10 December 2019
We celebrate this year the 10th anniversary of the Charter of the Fundamental Rights and the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet these rights continue to be challenged around the world. In particular, children and youth continue to be the main victims of human…
 Healing, Resilience and Nonviolent Empowerment for violence-affected children in Tripoli

Removing Stress and Breaking Cycles of Violence: 100 new Youth Peace Ambassadors spreading unique peace approach in Lebanon

04 December 2019
“I was alive before just because I had to, but now I live because I have a goal: I want to leave my print on the society and spread peace.” (Youth Peace Ambassador) The International Association for Human Values (IAHV), working in 20+ conflict zones around the world and renowned for brokering…
EU in Jordan supports Karama Human Rights Film Festival

EU in Jordan supports Karama Human Rights Film Festival

03 December 2019
This year again, the European Union in Jordan fully supports Karama Human Rights Film Festival (KHRFF), the reference event in the Human Rights calendar in Jordan, which is taking place on 5-12 December in Amman, Jordan. KHRFF seeks to create a cross-cultural platform for artists, film-makers and…
EU in Jordan funds Bulgarian Jazz Night to promote cultural exchange

EU in Jordan funds Bulgarian Jazz Night to promote cultural exchange

27 November 2019
Each year, the European Union designates two cities to be European Capitals of Culture. In 2019, the title is being held by Matera in Italy and Plovdiv in Bulgaria. To mark the occasion and stress its firm commitment to support and encourage cultural exchange, the European Union in Jordan is…
Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…

Jordan: Rise Talent Show

12 November 2019
EU in Jordan celebrates Jordanian youth talent

EU in Jordan celebrates Jordanian youth talent

12 November 2019
After a successful first edition, RISE Talent Contest is happening again this year, now larger and organized by EUNIC Jordan. Youngsters from all over the kingdom compete in four different categories: playing, singing, dancing and creating. Featuring 16 participants, the final talent show and award…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
Closing ceremony of the 2nd edition of Heritage Days

EUNIC Jordan showcasing talent at Heritage Days closing ceremony

04 November 2019
Heritage Days in Jordan closing ceremony under the patronage of HRH Princess Rym Ali, featured the screening of four Jordanian-produced short films and the opening of the Belgian Hejaz Wagon "Cinema on Wheels". An old Belgian train wagon that was used in the historic Hejaz Railway, was restored…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations Day

24 October 2019
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights…