The 2021 Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World is published at a truly extraordinary moment. Fighting for human rights and democracy is more important and urgent than ever in the context of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine where we see widespread violations of international human rights and international humanitarian law. This comes on the foot of increased attempts by...
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HR/VP Blog – The war against Ukraine proves that Europe is even more in danger than we thought just a few months ago. With the Strategic Compass, agreed now by all member states, we have a plan to go for a real step change in EU security and defence. The task now is to implement it quickly and fully.
Access to safe drinking water is a fundamental right, and yet around 2.2 billion people are living without access to safe water. On World Water Day the EU reaffirms its commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, notably to Goal 6 on clean water and sanitation for all.