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.
HR/VP Blog – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has wide-reaching ramifications beyond Europe. Last weekend I was in Qatar and Kuwait, for bilateral visits, to speak at the Doha Forum and meet a range of international interlocutors. The war and its consequences were on everybody’s mind. To tackle its fall-outs, we need to strengthen our cooperation with the Gulf countries.
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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.