Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission first meeting with the newly appointed Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute

Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission first meeting with the newly appointed Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute

13 November 2019
On 06 November 2019, the Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS), Kauko Aaltomaa, paid his first visit to the new Director of the Palestinian Judicial Institute (PJI). Judge Kifah Alshouli was appointed on 08 October 2019. He draws on 20-year-long experience in the judicial career…
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Palestine : EU Police and Rule of Law Mission visits Salfit Magistrate Court

08 November 2019
The High Judicial Council together with the EU Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) representatives have paid a visit to Salfit Magistrate Court, in the northern West Bank, and met judges and representatives from its administration to assess their needs. This visit is the first in a court…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
European Agenda on Migration

European Agenda on Migration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating

16 October 2019
Ahead of the October European Council, the Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current…
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.…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
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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…
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…
European Union and United Nations sign agreement to help partner countries accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

European Union and United Nations sign agreement to help partner countries accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

27 September 2019
The European Union and the United Nations signed yesterday a Contribution Agreement of €30 million to the Joint Fund for the 2030 Agenda. The Fund is a central component of the ongoing reform of the UN Development System and seeks to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (…
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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…