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Council extends mandate of EU Special Representative for South Caucasus and crisis in Georgia

25 February 2020
On 25 February, the Council of the EU extended the mandates of six EU Special Representatives (EUSRs), including Toivo Klaar – the EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia. Klaar’s mandate has been extended until 28 February 2021. He was first appointed in…
COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…

Apply now for the EMA - The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation

The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) is the main teaching programme of the Global Campus of Human Rights. Established in 1997 thanks to the vision of 10 pioneer universities, EMA is the oldest Master’s programme supported by the European Union. Over the years…
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EU announces call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities

17 February 2020
The European Commission has published a call for proposals for partnerships for sustainable cities. The objective is to promote integrated urban development through partnerships between local authorities in the EU Member States and the partner countries. The submission deadline is 27 March 2020, 12…
Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission highlighted, on 11 February, the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.  Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Věra Jourová for Values and Transparency, Vice-…