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Press release on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day

19/08/2015 - Press release on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day

The European Union is committed to protecting humanitarian workers and supports World Humanitarian Day every year on 19 August. Today marks the day in 2003 when 22 humanitarians lost their lives in the bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq. It is a day to honour the brave men and women who risk their lives while they provide help to people who suffer and to draw attention to the increasing dangers faced by humanitarian workers

03/07/2015 - Statement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the attacks on Muslim worshippers in the north-east of Nigeria

The attacks killing around 150 people in two villages in north eastern Borno state in Nigeria and targeting Muslim worshippers during the holy month of Ramadan are another attempt to destabilise the country and the region.

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Working together in Nigeria and ECOWAS

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights

Promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights

Affordable HIV/AIDS care and support is provided to towns and villages in the four Indian states mostly affected by the disease. The project tackles stigma at a local level and helps to sustain a non-discriminatory schooling environment for children.

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27/08/15 - Funding to main migration-related activities in the Western Balkans and Turkey

For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support.

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