Commission adopts €70 million package for early access to EU COVID-19 vaccines in the Western Balkans

Today, the European Commission adopted a package of €70 million under the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA II) to help fund the access of West...

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Statement by HR/VP Josep Borrell, Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson and Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi, on the migration situation in BiH

The migration situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is alarming. Over 3,300 refugees and migrants will find themselves wit...

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International Migrants Day: Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Every year, about 2 million people settle in the European Union, and about 1 million emigrate from the EU to settle else...

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2020

On 10 December, we celebrate Human Rights Day. This day deserves our attention as it marks the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Righ...

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International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime: Statement by HR/VP Josep Borrell

75 years ago, major leaders of the Nazi regime were prosecuted for crimes against humanity and war crimes during the Nur...

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The EU has a new powerful tool to protect human rights: the EU global human rights sanctions regime

Today, the new EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime has been adopted by the Foreign Affairs Council: it will enable the EU to even more forcef...

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Questions and Answers: EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime

The establishment of the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime (EUGHRSR) is a landmark initiative that underscores the EU’s determination to ...

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Press Release: EU adopts a global human rights sanctions regime

The Council today adopted a decision and a regulation establishing a global human rights sanctions regime.

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EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union

As we approach Human Rights Day on 10 December, the European Union and its Member States reaffirm their strong commitment to the promotion and pr...

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