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By Josep Borrell - Nov 24,2021
Rarely in the world have women’s and girls’ rights been challenged in such a concerning way as they have been in Afghanistan. The EU has made it clear that future EU development assistance will depend on the respect for norms on human rights, including women’s and girls’ rights.
By Josep Borrell - Nov 16,2021
BRUSSELS — A compass helps one find one’s way, and the “Strategic Compass” that I have drafted at the behest of the European Council will serve as an operational guide for the European Union’s development and decision-making on security and defense.
By Josep Borrell - May 28,2021
By the end of May 2021, only 2.1 per cent of Africans have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
By Josep Borrell - Nov 15,2020
BRUSSELS — Joe Biden’s election as the next president of the United States has raised hopes in Europe of putting the transatlantic relationship back on track. But there can be no simple return to the past.
By Josep Borrell - Sep 23,2020
BRUSSELS — In any normal year, I would be in New York City now for the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The event represents the greatest concentration of global policymakers in one place and is the high point on the diplomatic calendar.
By Josep Borrell - Jul 15,2020
BRUSSELS — Five years ago this week in Vienna, the E3/EU+3, China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States, along with the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Iran agreed to the Joint Comprehe
By Josep Borrell - Jun 29,2020
The conflict in Syria is entering its 10th year. Ten years of war, suffering and grief. And it’s still not over. Syrians continue to live in fear and despair, their future held hostage.
By Josep Borrell - Feb 09,2020
BRUSSELS — The geopolitical upheavals we are witnessing today underline the urgency with which the European Union must find its way in a world increasingly characterised by raw power politics.


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