Fri, 06/19/2020

On the UN International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we reaffirm our commitment to protecting the victims of sexual violence by remembering our 2019 Social Micro Project. Over 12 months, the project supported 80 surgeries performed on women and girls victims of sexual violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 

MOLDOVA | SECURITY | Developing a new Police strategy

Tue, 06/16/2020

The year 2020 will symbolise the conclusion of the second reform cycle of  of the Moldovan Police service, which saw an increase to as high as 39.5% in the citizens’ confidence in the police. Part of a wider communication effort, this represents the highest level of confidence since Moldova gained its independence. 

SIERRA LEONE | GOVERNANCE | EU budget support during COVID19

Wed, 06/03/2020

Do you want to know how the EU is responding to COVID19 crisis in third countries? Here’s an example! On 1 June 2020, the European Union (EU) anticipated the disbursement of €10 million to the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) as a fixed tranche of budget support in 2020.

MONGOLIA | COMMUNICATION & EVENTS | Digital European Film Festival

Tue, 06/02/2020

Just one click away: no less than 16 European films can be seen virtually, until 18 June 2020, thanks to the European Union in Mongolia. Under the frame of the EU-funded project "European Union Cooperation in Mongolia: Visibility Events", B&S Europe has supported the EU in Mongolia in bringing closer to the Mongolian audience 16 exceptional European films, broadcasted free of charge.

LIBYA | SECURITY | Disposal of Explosive Remnants of War in Tripoli

Fri, 05/29/2020

On 6 May 2020, the National Safety Authority (NSA) in Libya destroyed approximately 8 tons of collected explosives. 

With the ongoing conflict in Libya continuing since April 2019 and the continuous shelling on the outskirts of Tripoli, Explosive Remnants of War (ERWs) represent a direct threat to civilian lives. It is therefore essential that impacted areas are cleared of explosives after fights in order to avoid accidents and allow internally displaced persons to safely return home.