Delegation to Australia
06/06/2016 - EU takes part in Europe Now interview series
A new interview series focused on European issues has been told the world's largest investor in science and research, the European Union, has signed or is preparing 80 innovative collaborations with Australian experts worth more than $300 million. The EU's investment in Australian innovation is one of the topics discussed in an online interview series put together by the Hawke EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations and Cultural Transformations at the University of South Australia.
30/05/2016 - EU and Australia: Investing for a greener future
The NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres, will join four European ambassadors in Sydney tomorrow for the start of EU Green Week to highlight the role investment can play in a brighter and greener future. Minister Ayres, the ambassadors from the European Union, France, Finland and Denmark, as well as Sustainable Business Australia, will participate in a public panel event in the CBD titled, "Investing for a greener future".
Journalists are invited to apply for the 2016 European Union-QANTAS Journalist Award. The award is open to an Australian journalist with more than three years working experience in print or electronic media. They will need to satisfy the selection panel that he or she would benefit from a working visit to the European Union institutions and two to three Member States. While the subject of the project proposal is open to the journalist's particular interests, it must be based on European themes relevant to an Australian audience.
Innovation was the prized guest at a Europe Day event in Canberra on 9 May, with the spotlight on EU-Australian Partnerships in innovation. These included space, research and science among the many others that Australia and the EU collaborate on.Europe Day celebrates the declaration by the then French foreign minister, Robert Schuman, that called on 9 of May 1950 for a "creative" solution to end conflict on the European Continent.
- 22/06/16 - Elements for a new EU strategy on China - Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council
- 22/06/16 - The European Union sets its sights on high ambitions with China: elements for a new EU strategy on China adopted
- 22/06/16 - The European Union sets its sights high on ambitions with China
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission today adopted a Joint Communication, entitled "Elements for a new EU strategy on China", which maps out the European Union's relationship with China for the...
- 22/06/16 - Frequently Asked Questions on the Joint Communication: Elements for a new EU strategy on China
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 June 2016 Elements for a new EU strategy on China Why is China important for the EU, and why is the EU important for China? Over the past decade, the rise of China has happened with unprecedented speed and scale.