Business General

Council adopts conclusions on Yemen

1.       Recalling its Council Conclusions of 16 November 2015, the EU reaffirms its serious concern about the situation in Yemen. The ongoing conflict is having devastating consequences for the country and its population. In spite …

Business General

Speeches by Commissioners Avramopoulos and Jourová at the 10th European Forum on the rights of the child – The protection of children in migration

Keynote speech by Commissioner Jourová : More protection for refugee and migrant children

Dear Dimitris,

Honourable Members of Parliament co-chairs of the Intergroup on rights of the child – Ms Corazza Bildt and Ms Chinnici,…

General Politics

Child Migrants, Refugees Especially Vulnerable to Violence during Humanitarian Crises, Speakers Tell Third Committee, as Debate on Children Concludes

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) concluded its general discussion on the rights of children today, with delegates describing progress and challenges on a range of issues pertaining to child health, education and protection.…

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Keynote Speech by Commissioner Avramopoulos at the 2016 Harvard European Conference: Europe at the Crossroads of the Migration and Security Crises

Ladies and gentlemen,

It is an honour to be with you here today, to speak at this historic institution of learning and excellence.

The Harvard-Fletcher European Conference is testament to the bonds between our two …