On human rights day don’t point fingers – join hands

A vibrant civil society and enhanced dialogue between NGOs and governments, regional and international organisations is the key to protecting hum...

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Declaration by High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day

This year we look back on a productive year for the EU in human rights...

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New Force Commanders for EU military operations

On 3 December, Major General Dieter Heidecker (Austria) will take up the post of force commander for operation ALTHEA in Bosnia and Herzegovina...

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Nobel Peace prize money to be given to projects that support children affected by war and conflicts

The European Commission has today formally accepted the Nobel Peace prize money on behalf of the European Union and indicated that it intends to ...

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Inclusivity, ownership and constructive dialogue: the only way forward for judiciary reform

An independent, efficient and professional judiciary is a fundamental feature in any democratic country upholding the rule of law...

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Statement by Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, on the US presidential elections

We have the pleasure of extending our warm congratulations to President Obama on his re-election as President of the Uni...

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Availability of EU Macro-financial Assistance Extended by One Year

The decision extends the availability of the financial assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina by one year, i.e. until 7 November 2013...

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Statement by Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs on International Day for the Eradication of poverty

Tomorrow, 17 October, marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This will be a reminder of the great and ambitious goal that gu...

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Council conclusions on Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Council reiterates its unequivocal support for Bosnia and Herzegovina’s EU perspective as a sovereign and united country enjoying full terr...

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