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Declaration by the HR Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union, on the occasion of the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief

22 August 2019
On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or…
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Testimonials about the second meeting of the three Employers Thematic Committees organised as part of the EU-funded EBSOMED

21 August 2019
Watch a series of testimonials recorded during the second meeting of the three Employers Thematic Committees, organised as part of EBSOMED by BUSINESSMED (Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises), in Rome, Italy, on 26 July 2019. EBSOMED is a 4-year project, co-financed by the EU and…
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EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood: The first edition of the on-site workshops has begun

20 August 2019
It’s time to open the first edition of the EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood on-site workshops at the College of Europe in Natolin. A warm welcome to more than 40 participants from the European Union (EU) and the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and a big thank you to Mr…
EU on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

19 August 2019
This is a key year for International Humanitarian Law, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. As the risk humanitarian workers face continues to increase, the European Union pays tribute to the commitment of those who risk their lives to deliver humanitarian aid worldwide.…
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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
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Read Migration Media Awardees’ story about Syrian refugees

14 August 2019
Read a story about Syrian refugees facing discrimination in Germany, written by the Migration Media 2018 Awardees Sally Hayden and Ziad Ghandour for The Irish Times. This article was supported by a grant from the Migration Media Award, funded by the EU.   Read more Facebook post Sally Hayden…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
EU4Youth Campus Tour - Palestine

Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
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International Youth Day: OPEN Media Hub shares stories depicting lives of youth in European Neighbourhood

09 August 2019
To mark the International Youth Day on 12 August, the EU-supported OPEN Media Hub shared its “Being 20” series. The series includes stories produced by media professionals in the European Neighbourhood with support from the OPEN Media Hub. This media content, produced in the form of video stories…
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

09 August 2019
This year, as we mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we also honour the International Year of Indigenous Languages by celebrating the contributions of indigenous peoples to the world’s linguistic diversity. Language is the most direct expression of culture and what gives…