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European Union and Council of Europe together against death penalty

09 October 2019
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe have published a joint declaration to mark the European and World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October. Joint statement firmly reiterate both organisations’ opposition to the…
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The European Union and Egypt conclude the 10th Egypt-EU Economic Dialogue under the Auspices of the Ministry of Finance

20 September 2019
The European Union (EU) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) have concluded the 10th EU-Egypt Economic Dialogue, that took place over the course of two days, September 17th and 18th, discussing the developments of the economic situation in Egypt and the fiscal and monetary policies targeting economic…
EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

19 September 2019
A guide intended for use by law enforcement and judicial authorities has been developed within the framework of EU-funded CyberSouth Project. This guide includes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) aiming at covering procedures to be followed for the onsite retrieval, securing, transport and…
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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…
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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…
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The EU in Egypt with International Organization for Migration launched the regional "Joint Initiative For Migrant Protection And Reintegration in North Africa"

10 September 2019
The European Union in Egypt together with International Organization for Migration launched the regional "Joint Initiative For Migrant Protection And Reintegration in North Africa". The initiative assists migrants who decide to willingly return to their countries of origin to do so in a safe and…
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The EU supports protection of women in Lebanon and integrating gender in security

29 August 2019
Roundtable by the National Gender Observatory and the EuroMed Feminist Initiative, with the participation of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces, Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security and the Ministry of Interior, to discuss the role of security institutions in protecting women in…
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Declaration by the HR Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union, on the occasion of the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief

22 August 2019
On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or…
EU on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

19 August 2019
This is a key year for International Humanitarian Law, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. As the risk humanitarian workers face continues to increase, the European Union pays tribute to the commitment of those who risk their lives to deliver humanitarian aid worldwide.…
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

09 August 2019
This year, as we mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we also honour the International Year of Indigenous Languages by celebrating the contributions of indigenous peoples to the world’s linguistic diversity. Language is the most direct expression of culture and what gives…