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5th AU-EU Summit 2017- Solution for African Migrant Crisis

Aamna Rafiq - The 5th African Union – European Union Summit was held in Abidjan, the Republic of Ivory Coast on November 29 - 30, 2017. This summit witnessed the participation of the Heads of State and Government from 28 EU and 55 AU member states.

Standing against death penalty

On 10th October the European Union (EU) joins many partners across the world to commemorate the 15th World Day against the Death Penalty.

60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

By Jean-Francois Cautain - Sixty years ago in Rome, on the 25th of March, were laid the foundations of Europe as we know it today, marking the beginning of the longest period of peace our continent has ever known.

In 1957, the Treaty of Rome initiated an unprecedented process of regional integration by establishing a common market in which people, goods, services and capital can move freely and created conditions conducive to the stability and prosperity of the European citizens.

EU reiterates its support for ensuring child rights

Islamabad: Every child has a right to be given access to education, health, child friendly justice systems and protection from violence and abuse. Children must also be given the right to be heard. These were some of the key messages given by participating dignitaries and young children at the concluding ceremony of the 3rd National Child Right Arts Festival, which was held to mark the Universal Children Day, celebrated globally on 20th November.

EU REACHED TO AGREEMENT ON DEPORTEES WITH UNDERSTANDING OF PAKISTANI CONCERNS

Islamabad (Monitoring Desk) Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan has welcomed and appreciated EU’s understanding of Pakistan’s concerns in the implementation of the EURA agreement. He was reacting to the news that a broad-based understanding has been reached in the Joint Readmission Committee’s meeting held in Brussels.

EUROPEAN UNION DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION: MOU ON EU MULTI INDICATIVE PROGRAMME 2014-2020 SIGNED

Islamabad: December 15, 2015-A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the EU’s Multi Indicative Programme (2014-2020) with a commitment of € 653 million was signed between the Government of Pakistan, through Secretary EAD, Mr. Tariq Bajwa and the European Union, through Ambassador of the European Union, H.E Jean-Francois Cautain.

SUGAR MILLS TO PRODUCE ELECTRISITY AS WELL - EU LAUNCHES SUPPORT PROJECT

Islamabad - Mr.  Benoist Bazin, Head of Section, Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Pakistan today inaugurated the EU funded “High Pressure Cogeneration for Sugar Sector in Pakistan (HP Cogen-Pak)” under the EU SWITCH ASIA Program. The Program will support the local sugar sector to upgrade towards high pressure boiler technology and enable them to export electricity to the national grid.

E.U.S.R VISITS PAKISTAN - NOTES BETTERMENT IN HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION

Islamabad - The EU Special Representative (EUSR) for Human Rights, Mr Stavros Lambrinidis, paid an official visit to Pakistan 26-29 October 2014.

27 YOUNG PARLIAMENTARIANS TRAINED BY EU PROJECT YPA INITIATIVE DEPLOYED TO DUTIES - DOING WELL

 Islamabad: The project "Improving Parliamentary Performance in Pakistan" (IP3) funded by the European Union held an Appreciation Ceremony in Islamabad today to recognize the work of its 27 Young Parliamentary Associates (YPAs) in support to Pakistan Federal Parliament.

EU DELEGATION EXPECTS PERPETRATORS OF KILLING OF RASHID REHMAN WILL BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE

Islamabad-The European Union Delegation to Pakistan deplores the killing of the prominent lawyer and human rights defender Mr. Rashid Rehman in Multan on 7 May. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr. Rehman.

As spelled out in art. 14 (d) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), to which Pakistan is a party, everyone is entitled to a proper legal defence. Protection should be provided to lawyers defending the fundamental rights of their fellow citizens to due process under the law, including those accused of committing blasphemy.

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