Delegation to Australia
17/04/2015 - EU remains world's largest aid donor
On 12 April the Ambassador of the European Union to Australia H.E. Sem Fabrizi welcomed the Australian Prime Minister The Hon. Tony Abbott MP to a dinner at the EU Residence together with the Ambassadors of the EU Member States represented in Canberra.
This was an opportunity to discuss, in an informal and friendly atmosphere, the opportunities for deepening further the strong partnership between the European Union and Australia.
In the margins of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy. They discussed the bilateral EU - Australian relationship (Framework Agreement, prospects of strengthened trade relations) but also international challenges, such as Ukraine where Australia and the EU could work together. Herman van Rompuy invited PM Abbott to pay a visit to Brussels.
20/04/15 - Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council
- 20/04/15 - Council conclusions on Yemen
- 20/04/15 - Council conclusions on the Sahel Regional Action Plan 2015-2020
- 20/04/15 - Council conclusions on the Review of the European Neighbourhood Policy
- 20/04/15 - EU consular protection rules: better protection for European citizens abroad
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 April 2015 After three years of negotiations,the EU Member States have adopted the Directive on consular protection for European citizens living or travelling outside the EU.