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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…
#EU4Environment #EUinLebanon

Lebanon: The EU Green Day was a success

18 June 2019
The second edition of the EU Green Day at the Beirut Hippodrome was a great success! The delegation wishes to thank all those who showed up. Lebanon's environment concerns every and each one of us and the EU Green Day is all about nature love and protection, sustainability, awareness and recycling…
 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 Lebanon Syria

EU-funded Qudra renovates the social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Lebanon

13 June 2019
A big round of applause for the newly renovated social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Bekaa! EU-funded Qudra rehabilitates social development centres (SDCs) in communities in Lebanon with a high percentage of Syrian refugees. Since not all Syrians and Lebanese live close to one of the…
 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…
#EUGreenDay

Save the date: The EU Green Day in Lebanon on June 15

07 June 2019
Join the EU on June 15 at the Beirut Hippodrome for the second edition of the EU Green Day. This day is dedicated to spread awareness about the importance of public green spaces and protecting our environment. There will be lots of educational and fun activities including outdoor games, "green"…
SAMIR KASSIR AWARD FOR FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

The European Union rewards three journalist winners of the 2019 edition of the Samir Kassir Awards

31 May 2019
On 30th May, the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon held for the 14th time the award ceremony of the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press at the Sursock Palace Gardens in Beirut. The Award is the annual press freedom flagship event in Lebanon and one of the most prestigious…
#EU4YOUth

The EU Delegation to Lebanon organises the Erasmus alumni reception

29 May 2019
The EU Delegation to Lebanon organised an Erasmus alumni reception at the EU residence in Beirut. The guests shared a good time and many inspiring stories of their time in Europe. “Through your experience of studying in Europe your are now Europe’s ambassadors in Lebanon,” declared EU Ambassador…
https://www.democracyendowment.eu/news/event-report-celebrating-freedom-of-the-press-at-difference-day-2019/

Difference Day: European Endowment for Democracy celebrates press freedom

29 May 2019
On 3 May 2019, the European Endowment for Democracy co-organised Difference Day, a celebration of the UN World Press Freedom Day with the Dutch-speaking university VUB, UNESCO, the Center for Fine Arts BOZAR, the French-speaking university ULB and other partners. The day, aimed at celebrating…