Global progress to end child labour has stalled for the first time in 20 years. One in ten children in the world are victims of child labour, and the number is growing. Social protection is key to providing an environment to keep children away from this reality and the EU continues working with its international partners to this end.
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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.