Delegation to Australia
There has been a minute's silence at the Asia-Europe meeting in Mongolia in the wake of the terrorist attack in the south of France on Bastille Day. Fifty three leaders attending the 11th ASEM summit have stood and paid their respects on the opening morning of the event being held in Mongolia.
The European Union has underlined the strategic importance of the Asian region in its global strategy.
The strategy, which is titled "Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe", said there was a direct connection between European prosperity and Asian security. The strategy says peace and stability in Asia are a prerequisite for European prosperity.
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.
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.
- 22/08/16 - 14/10/16 - Instrumento Europeo para la Democracia y los Derechos Humanos (IEDDH): Convocatoria general de propuestas de 2016 Referencia: EuropeAid/152550/DH/ACT/Multi
- 21/08/16 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 21 August 2016 Last night an explosion hit women, men, children celebrating a wedding party in the city of Gaziantep. More than fifty lives have been lost and many are injured.
- 19/08/16 - Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Christos Stylianides on World Humanitarian Day 2016
- 18/08/16 - Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Syria and the situation in Aleppo