On 10 June, the EEAS launched the 4th edition of the campaign “Europeans making a difference” bringing the campaign protagonists for an event that was organised in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris, where the event took place. Taking place in the French capital, the event brought an interesting debate to the Member State that holds the Presidency of the EU.
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.
On 6 June, EU Ambassador David Geer presented to Prilep Mayor Borche Jovcheski the award, launched by the EU Delegation as part of the campaign to promote the EU Green Deal. The goal of the competition is to inspire more exemplary action – from local authorities, from the government, and from the citizens themselves.
The EU stands with all LGBTIQ persons - equality, respect for dignity and respect for diversity are at the heart of the Union. On the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the EU Delegation co-hosted with the US Embassy a panel discussion on topics of concern for LGBTIQ people - and for the society as a whole.