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Sudan: Foreign Affairs Council statement

The EU firmly condemns the violent attacks in Sudan on 3 June 2019, which resulted in the killing and injuring of many peaceful civilian protesters, as well as sexual and gender-based violence

The Council today discussed the situation in Sudan and adopted the following statement: Over the past six months the people of Sudan, with the strong participation of women and youth, have clearly and bravely demanded a new path for their country, one of democracy, political plurality, security and prosperity. This…

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European Union supports water development projects in Sudan

Access to water is a burden in many parts of Sudan as too many women and children still have to walk kilometers in severe weather conditions to access drinking water sources

Access to safe drinking water is a fundamental right but remains a challenge in many parts of the world. Around 2.1 billion people across the globe lack access to drinking water and 340,000 children under five die annually from unsafe drinking water and diarrhea due to poor sanitation. Sudan faces…

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Sudan: Photography Competition

Deadline: Thursday 28 February 2019 (4 PM SLT)

On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, the Delegation of the European Union is honoured to launch a photography competition open to all professional, non-professional photographers and other organizations interested from all the regions in Sudan. The theme of the competition is that the submitted pictures should speak, demonstrate,…

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Statement by the Spokesperson on the ongoing protests in Sudan

The implementation of much-needed political and economic reforms remains crucial to address grievances expressed by the population of Sudan

The response by the government of Sudan to the continuing protests in various parts of the country such as the use of force by security forces against civilians - including the use of live ammunition - has led to further casualties over the last few days. Furthermore, teargas has been…

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European Ambassadors conclude a visit to Abyei

The European diplomats agreed that there is need for improved basic services especially in the areas of water, education, health and rule of law

The Ambassadors of the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Sweden, Norway and the Special Envoy of Norway to Sudan and South Sudan concluded a two day visit to Abyei.  The objective of the visit was to examine the political, security, development and humanitarian situation on the ground. The European diplomats…

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Local statement by the Heads of Mission of EU Embassies on the recent protests in Khartoum

The European Union Delegation issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Sudan: "The Ambassadors of the resident EU Embassies in Sudan are following closely the protests across the country and the detention of a number of political leaders. We consider it crucial that people are…

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Statement by the Spokesman of the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Dr Mudawi, a Sudanese human rights defender

"The presidential pardoning of six Sudanese human rights activists, including Dr Ibrahim Mudawi and Hafiz Idris, detained since December 2016, is a step in the right direction. The European Union expects this to be followed by further steps allowing for an opening of the political space and reinforced respect for…

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European Union Fights Child Labour through better education and decent work

In line with international conventions as the Minimum Age Convention and the Worst Forms of Child Labour both ratified by the Government of Sudan, the European Union funds several initiatives to protect children, to stop their exploitation and guarantee them a proper childhood and a resourceful future

Each year on 12th June, the World Day against Child Labour calls on governments, employers, workers organizations and civil society to highlight the global extent of child labour and the actions and efforts needed to eradicate it. The European Union supports this appeal to ensure inclusive and equitable quality of…

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European Union supports combating Climate Change in Sudan

Delegation of the European Union to Sudan announced € 8.5 million for projects addressing climate change in Sudan

On June 5, 2017, we celebrate the World Environment Day. The environment is essential in every aspect of life. The air, water, soil, food we need for survival, all depend on the environment. On this occasion, the Delegation of the European Union to Sudan announced € 8.5 million for projects…