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17 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

On Monday 16 October 2017 the Council adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights And Democracy in the World in 2016.

2016 was a challenging year for human rights and democracy, with a shrinking space for civil society and complex humanitarian and political crises emerging. In this context, the European Union showed leadership and remained strongly committed to promote and protect human rights and democracy across the world.

04 Feb 2014 description

Urgent aid to the Central African Republic also discussed at UNICEF Executive Board meeting

NEW YORK, 4 February 2014 – The European Union announced today that it has allocated €320 million ($431 million) through UNICEF to improve the health and nutrition of children and women in 15 developing countries and to help speed progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

04 Feb 2014 description

La question d’une aide humanitaire d’urgence pour la République centrafricaine a également été discutée lors de la réunion du Conseil d’administration de l’UNICEF

NEW YORK, 4 février 2014 – L’Union européenne a annoncé aujourd’hui l’octroi de 320 millions d’euros (431 millions de dollars É.-U.) par l’intermédiaire de l’UNICEF pour améliorer la santé et l’alimentation des enfants et des femmes dans quinze pays en développement et pour permettre d’accélérer les progrès vers la réalisation des Objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD).

08 Mar 2012 description
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Council conclusions on a Common Framework
Press Release

The Council adopted today a decision which establishes common EU resettlement priorities for 2013 and paves the way for new rules concerning the financial support that EU member states receive through the European Refugee Fund for the resettlement of refugees from third countries (6444/12). It is expected that the European Parliament will give its green light to the text at the end of March 2012.

According to the decision, member states will receive a fixed amount for each person resettled from one of the following categories:

04 Oct 2011 description
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Brussels, 4th October

A 394/11

"Thank you very much Mr. President, Mr. President, Mr. Prime Minister, former presidents of the European Parliament and colleagues and friends.

I think this is the first time the EU has hosted this event and I am delighted to be able to participate in it and extremely pleased to be amongst so many important people in terms of the work that they have done to promote democracy.

23 Sep 2011 description
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A generally well administered election day and highly competitive campaign, despite the lack of a level playing field

Lusaka, 22 September 2011

Executive Summary

12 Sep 2011 description
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Lusaka, 6 September 2011

he Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Zambia 2011, Ms Maria Muñiz De Urquiza, Member of the European Parliament (Spain), has concluded a series of discussions with stakeholders in the forthcoming presidential and National Assembly elections.

17 Nov 2009 description
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2974th EXTERNAL RELATIONS Council meeting

30 Jun 2009 description

L'année 2008 a été une année de défis pour l'Union européenne et ses partenaires en développement de par le monde. La capacité de l'UE à honorer les engagements en cours en matière d'aides et à répondre à de nouveaux besoins a été mise à l'épreuve par la flambée des prix des denrées alimentaires et de l'énergie et par la crise financière mondiale. La Commission européenne a réagi rapidement pour atténuer l'impact des prix alimentaires élevés sur les pays pauvres.

30 Jun 2009 description

El año 2008 fue un año de retos para la Unión Europea y sus socios en desarrollo en todo el mundo. La fuerte subida de los precios de los alimentos y la energía y la crisis financiera mundial pusieron a prueba la capacidad de la UE para respetar los compromisos asumidos en materia de ayudas y atender las nuevas necesidades. La Comisión Europea reaccionó con rapidez con el fin de reducir la repercusión de los elevados precios de los alimentos en los países pobres.

08 Nov 2002 description
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At the Ministerial meeting in Maputo on 7 and 8 November 2002, the EU and the SADC reached agreement on a communiqué with several positive results

16 May 2002 description
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Situation in Zimbabwe