Tag Archives: FRA-EU

Written question – Alleged deal with Libyan militias to stem migrant flows – E-005531/2017

According to a report by The Associated Press, Libyan security officials and militia members have revealed that the country’s government in Tripoli has allegedly paid militias, which are also implicated in human trafficking, to stem …

EU and UN team up to eliminate violence against women and girls

The EU-UN Spotlight Initiative was launched by the EU High Representative / Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica, together with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and …

Better Prevention, Mediation, Peacebuilding Can Reduce ‘Unrealistic and Dangerous’ Demands on Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council high-level open debate on “Peacekeeping Operations Regarding the Reform of United Nations Peacekeeping:  Implementation and Follow-Up”, in New York today:

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European Union and UN launch new initiative to eliminate gender violence

20 September 2017 &#150 The European Union and the United Nations today launched a joint initiative to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, one of the most widespread and devastating human rights …

EU increases humanitarian aid budget for education of children in emergencies

The European Commission has announced today it will further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education in crisis zones around the world. In 2018, 8% of the EU’s humanitarian budget …

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