Delegation of the European Union to Sudan
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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…

Delegation of the European Union to Sudan
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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…

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EU and Troika Statement Calling on the Government of Sudan and the Darfuri Armed Movements to Show Restraint and Return to Negotiations on Cessation of Hostilities

The Embassies of the Troika and the EU urge all parties to cooperate fully with the UN-AU Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) as it seeks to carry out its monitoring and protection of civilians mandate

The Troika (United States, United Kingdom, Norway) and the resident European Union Embassies in Khartoum are deeply concerned about reports of renewed fighting in Darfur between the Government of Sudan and Darfuri armed movements led by the Sudan Liberation Movement – Minni Minawi (SLM-MM), which began on May 20 after…

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Statement by the Spokesperson on Sudanese human rights defender Dr Mudawi

Despite progress in the national dialogue, space for civil society is shrinking in Sudan, as demonstrated by delays in registration of NGOs, and the arrest, detention and court cases of human rights defenders

Statement by the Spokesperson on Sudanese human rights defender Dr Mudawi: The EU closely follows the human rights situation in Sudan. The recent presidential pardon of two pastors in Sudan is an encouraging step regarding religious freedom in the country. Jan Figel, the Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or…

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European envoy on freedom of religion or belief: Sudanese partners open to dialogue on religious diversity

Jan Figel, Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief outside the European Union, visited Sudan from the March 14 to 17, 2017

Jan Figel, Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief outside the European Union, visited Sudan from the March 14 to 17, 2017. The visit is to support cooperation in intercultural and interreligious dialogue, and to promote freedom of religion or belief and peaceful coexistence of different…