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OACPS Media Advisory: Secretary-General of the OACPS, H.E. Mr Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, will deliver the OACPS’ first ever State of the Organisation (SOrg) Address

MEDIA ADVISORY Virtual Townhall in Celebration of OACPS Day “OACPS of the Future: Transition. Solidarity. Unity” The Secretariat of the OACPS invites you to participate in a virtual celebration of the first anniversary of the coming-into-force of the Organisation of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS), themed, “The “OACPS of the Future: Transition. Solidarity. Unity”. During...
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European Council: Remarks by President Charles Michel after his meeting in Ankara with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Today we had frank discussions with President Erdogan on the future of EU-Turkey relations. At our European Council meeting last month, we discussed the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the EU's relationship with Turkey. The EU's strategic interest remains a stable and secure environment in the Eastern Mediterranean and a mutually beneficial and positive relationship with Turkey. ...
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CPJ sends letter calling on Myanmar government to release all journalists

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, The Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent non-governmental, non-partisan organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, writes to request that you order the immediate and unconditional release of all journalists detained in the aftermath of your February 1 suspension of democracy and imposition of emergency rule. We also strongly urge your inte...
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EDPB – EDPS: EU data protection authorities adopt joint opinion on the Digital Green Certificate Proposals

Brussels, 6 April - The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted a joint opinion on the Proposals for a Digital Green Certificate. The Digital Green Certificate aims to facilitate the exercise of the right to free movement within the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic by establishing a common framework for the issuance, verification and acceptan...
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China: Statement by the Spokesperson on the departure of BBC’s China correspondent and the presence of foreign journalists in the country

BBC China Correspondent John Sudworth has left the country, together with his wife, RTE China Correspondent Yvonne Murray, and their family.  This departure comes after a long period of harassment of Mr Sudworth and his BBC colleagues by the authorities, comprising surveillance, threats of legal action, obstruction, intimidation and the posting online by official media of videos that perso...
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EEAS: Lebanon: Statement by the Spokesperson on the appointment of Joanna Wronecka as Special Coordinator

The European Union congratulates Joanna Wronecka on her appointment as Special Coordinator for Lebanon, United Nations Office of the Special Coordinator for Lebanon (UNSCOL). We also take this opportunity to salute the tireless efforts of her predecessor, Ján Kubiš. These are critical times for Lebanon. The country’s multiple crises continue deteriorating and the Lebanese people are the...
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EEAS: Ethiopia: G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the situation in Tigray

We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union are strongly concerned about recent reports on human rights violations and abuses, and violations of international humanitarian law in Tigray. We condemn the killing of civilians, sexual and gender based violence, in...
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Council of the EU: COVID-19 – Presidency press release on the agreement reached on European solidarity vaccines

Following the informal video conference on 25 March 2021, the members of the European Council adopted a statement confirming the pro-rata population key for the allocation of vaccines and tasked the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) “to address the issue of the speed of delivery of vaccines when allocating the 10 million BioNTech-Pfizer accelerated doses in the second quarter of 202...
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EEAS: Ukraine: Statement by the Spokesperson on the conscription campaign in Crimea

Today, the Russian Federation has launched yet another conscription campaign in the illegally-annexed Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to draft residents of the peninsula in the Russian Federation Armed Forces. This is another violation of international humanitarian law. The Russian Federation is bound by international law, and obliged to ensure the protection of human r...
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FEBELUX – RestartMICE: The events sector and its M.I.C.E. experts have carried out works that proves their ability to manage the COVID-19 risk … Why are we not listened to?

On 26 April 2020, OPSMAN Consulting, a company authorised by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, active in risk management for the safety of people; in particular in the institutional events sector, took the initiative to bring together a group of experts, all active in the management of MICE (B2B) events... the name #restartMICE was born. All their works have been communicated to the differe...
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