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European elections 2024

European elections, 6-9 June 2024

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  • News article

On International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, the EU reaffirms homophobia, biphobia and transphobia have no place in the EU or anywhere in the world. Equality, freedom and justice must apply to everyone regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity.

Winners of the EU gender equality champions awards standing in a line
  • Press release

The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France, and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain, have both won EU Sustainable Gender Equality Champions awards. The Gender Equality Champions newcomer award went to Ireland’s Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest.

Fire Blade 2022 - European Defence Agency helicopter exercise in Hungary
  • Press release

The Commission will support 54 joint European defence research and development projects with more than €1 billion from the European Defence Fund. The selected projects will support technological excellence in defence capabilities, like cyber defence, ground, air and naval combat and space.