European Endowment for Democracy to shed light on civil society’s role in Tunisia

European Endowment for Democracy to shed light on civil society’s role in Tunisia

02 December 2019
The European Endowment for Democracy is organising a panel discussion on civil society’s role within the new Tunisian political reality. The event is to be held on 4 December in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s presidential and parliamentary elections have changed Tunisia’s political landscape with…
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…
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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…
Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia accede to the Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies supported by the Council of Europe

Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia accede to the Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies supported by the Council of Europe

22 October 2019
The 4th Meeting of the Council of Europe Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies took place in Tunis with the support of the Council of Europe/European Union projects PAII-T (Project to Support Independent Institutions in Tunisia/Anti-corruption), SNAC-3 (South Neighbourhood Anti-…
MOE UE chief Fabio Massimo Castaldo

EU election observation mission highlights Tunisia’s prevailing position on the regional democratic scene

16 October 2019
“The second round of the presidential election of 13 October took place peacefully and the election process was conducted efficiently and in a transparent manner,” noted the EU election observation mission (MOE UE) in Tunisia, which deployed 75 observers in 401 polling stations. “The efficient…
EU-Tunisia

EU election observation mission in Tunisia: importance to respect equal opportunities between presidential elections candidates

04 October 2019
The EU election observation mission in Tunisia (MOE UE) published a release on 3 October, an extract of which is given below: “As the election campaign for the second round of the presidential elections is starting, the EU election observation mission in Tunisia (MOE UE) expresses its hope that…
Lebanese Internal Security Forces

The EU Delegation to Lebanon supports the Lebanese Internal Security Forces

02 October 2019
The EUD to Lebanon’s assistance to the Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF) is built on the promotion and respect for human rights, for the security force to grow into one that is fully at the service of citizens. On October 1st, a new partnership between ISF and the USJ (University Saint-…
South Programme III Regional Steering Committee meeting: violence against women remains top priority

South Programme III Regional Steering Committee meeting: violence against women remains top priority

30 September 2019
The EU/Council of Europe joint programme “Ensuring sustainable democratic governance and human rights in the Southern Mediterranean”, known as the South Programme III (2018-2020), held its Regional Steering Committee meeting in Brussels on 16-17 September 2019. The programme is funded by the…
 EU funded “Generation What? Arabic” project

Presentation of the “Generation What? Arabic” project

30 September 2019
“Generation What” is an interactive multi-media program, originally initiated in France in 2016 by France Televisions, and subsequently implemented by public service broadcasters in 13 EU Member States and France’s Overseas Territories as well as in Asian Pacific countries. In 2018, the EU…
EU Lebanon

Ambassador of the European Union to Lebanon Ralph Tarraf Meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri

27 September 2019
Ambassador of the European Union to Lebanon Ralph Tarraf met with Prime Minister Saad Hariri today, to discuss recent developments in Lebanon and the region. Following an exchange on the political, economic and security developments in recent weeks, Ambassador Tarraf reiterated the European Union's…