Monthly Archives: October 2016

World and Europe Day against the Death Penalty

The European Union and its Member States hold a strong and principled position against the death penalty, in all circumstances and for all cases. This position stems from the universal and fundamental right to life. It is also embedded in “human dignity” … Continue reading

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Joint Declaration by Federica Mogherini and Thorbjørn Jagland, on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2016

10/10/2016 Joint Declaration by the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, on the European and World Day against … Continue reading

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Statement by the Spokesperson on the bomb attack in Hakkari-Semdinli, Turkey

Bruxelles, – – UNIQUE ID: 161009_8  At least 18 people, both soldiers as well as civilians, were killed and dozens more were injured today in a car bomb attack on a security post in Hakkari-Semdinli in the south east Turkey. … Continue reading

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Facility for Refugees in Turkey: Commission Reports on Progress in Fourth Steering Committee

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 4 October 2016 Today, the Steering Committee of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey met in Brussels for the fourth time. The European Commission reported on the solid progress made to date, including the … Continue reading

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Implementing the EU-Turkey Statement – Questions and Answers

Brussels, 28 September 2016 On 18 March 2016, EU Heads of State or Government and Turkey agreed to end the irregular migration from Turkey to the EU and replace it instead with legal channels of resettlement of refugees to the … Continue reading

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