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#SouthSudan: Protecting civilians in a time of war

#SouthSudan: Protecting civilians in a time of war

Five years after winning a hard-fought battle for independence, South Sudan remains embroiled in a vicious civil war. Tragically, as is so often the case, the civilians are bearing the brunt of the violence and enduring years of hardship, writes David Derthick. Today, 200,000 South Sudanese are living in UN-protected sites, having fled to peacekeeping bases […]

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#Peacebuilding: Research finds that children are key in peacebuilding

#Peacebuilding: Research finds that children are key in peacebuilding

Research findings released in Brussels today reveal the role children can play in building peace and reducing violence around the world.   The report found that the involvement of children and young people in peacebuilding increases peaceful cohabitation, reduces discrimination and violence, and increases support to vulnerable groups. The report launch is being hosted by the Permanent Representation […]

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EU support for Nepal reconstruction process

EU support for Nepal reconstruction process

International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica has announced support worth €100 million for the reconstruction process in Nepal two months after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the country. The funding was unveiled during a donor conference in Kathmandu, designed to mobilise further international support for the country. Commissioner Mimica also announced a package of […]

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Two decades of European Parliament observation missions

Two decades of European Parliament observation missions

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament is not only the EU’s only directly elected institution, but it also does its best to promote democracy outside Europe. This year marks 20 years of European Parliament involvement in election observation. Last year the Parliament sent delegations to observe elections in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Honduras, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Nepal, Pakistan, […]

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Aviation: Commission updates European safety list of banned airlines

Aviation: Commission updates European safety list of banned airlines

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has updated for the 22nd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union, better known as the EU air safety list. On the basis of safety information from various sources and a hearing both with the Nepalese aviation authorities as well as […]

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