EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
EUPOL COPPS

Palestine: EU Police and Rule of Law Mission supports capacity building trainings for Correction and Rehabilitation Centres Officers

11 October 2019
Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) Special Police Force (SPF) is currently running a joint project with the Correction and Rehabilitation Centres Department (CRCD) in order to enhance their capabilities in several fields such as self-defence, crowd control, first aid and human rights. This project is…
EU HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Military operation in north-east Syria: declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU

10 October 2019
In light of the Turkish military operation in north-east Syria, the EU reaffirms that a sustainable solution to the Syrian conflict cannot be achieved militarily. The EU calls upon Turkey to cease the unilateral military action. Renewed armed hostilities in the north-east will further undermine the…
Deputy Civilian Operations Commander Birgit Loeser: Environmental crimes become a new area of interest

Deputy Civilian Operations Commander Birgit Loeser: Environmental crimes become a new area of interest

08 October 2019
Birgit Loeser, Deputy Civilian Operations Commander/ Chief of Staff was speaking at the sidelines of a three-day visit last week to EUPOL COPPS, the Common Security and Defence Policy Mission (CSDP) that was established in 2006 to assist the Palestinian Authority in institutions building, with a…
Workshops for Palestinian police officers

EU Police and Rule of Law Mission provides series of workshops for Palestinian police officers

04 October 2019
On 1st October 2019, the last in a series of Performance Evaluation workshops was held at the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) headquarters for 34 Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) officers. During this wrapping up session, the attendees were presented with the components…
EU funds regional workshop on law enforcement training strategy on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU funds regional workshop on law enforcement training strategy on cybercrime and electronic evidence

02 October 2019
The EU-funded CyberSouth project, in cooperation with the Jordan Armed Forces, organised a regional workshop on Law Enforcement training strategy on 24-25 September 2019 in Amman, Jordan. The event gathered 35 participants from Law Enforcement agencies of southern countries (Algeria, Tunisia,…
Jerusalem

The European Union Representative in Jerusalem organises a visit for EU member states' missions to Al-Issawiyya

02 October 2019
On 27 September 2019, the Office of the European Union Representative in Jerusalem, together with the civil society organisation Ir Amim, organised a visit for EU member states' missions to Al-Issawiyya in East Jerusalem. The participants were updated on the latest political and security…
EU Palestine Israel

Speech by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the launch event of the Alliance for Multilateralism

27 September 2019
Thank you all for being here, for our usual meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee at the UN General Assembly’s week, taking place here like the Spring meeting does in Brussels. (...) Unless something happens in the next five weeks, which I would of course welcome, this has not happened, but I…
EU UNGA

EU is there with full support to end Syria crisis, Mogherini says at the United Nations General Assembly

26 September 2019
An EU hosted event on the Syria crisis is the first meeting on Syria following the UN announcement of an agreement on the formation of a Constitutional Committee. A political solution under UN auspices is the goal the EU always supported also with the three Brussels Conferences, bringing together…
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"Supporting the future of Syria and the region" conference: new EU financial tracking report published

24 September 2019
The European Union has published a report on progress against the pledges made at the third Brussels conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” on behalf of the Brussels Conference co-chairs. It shows that for 2019, donors have already contributed 92% (USD 6.4 billion) of the…