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.
28/07/16 - Statement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian aid and Crisis management Christos Stylianides on the humanitarian situation in Aleppo city, Syria
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 28 July 2016 The recent closure of the last remaining supply route has turned Eastern Aleppo in Syria into a de-facto besieged area, cutting off around 300,000 people from any form of vital assistance. Since 7 July, neither aid staff nor supplies have been allowed to enter.
- 28/07/16 - EUPOL COPPS donor coordination meeting on new Drug Awareness project
On 21 July 2016, EUPOL COPPS organised a donor coordination meeting on a new Drug Awareness project. In line with the National Strategy on Drugs defined by the Palestinian Ministry of Interior, the Anti-Narcotics Department,(Awareness and Education Section), in cooperation with the Palestinian psychologist and therapist, Mrs. Thawra Enjass, are designing and planning to implement a specialised intensive training programme targeting Drug Awareness officers in the Anti Narcotic department.
- 26/07/16 - EUCAP Nestor: new head of mission appointed
- 26/07/16 - EUCAP Sahel Niger: new Head of mission appointed
- 26/07/16 - Effective management through monitoring and evaluation Series of seminars at EUPOL Afghanistan
Staff members from the Afghan Ministry of Interior’s General Directorate of Monitoring and Evaluation developed their skills in three seminars which were conducted at EUPOL Afghanistan on 19-20 July.