Delegation to Australia
High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Federica Mogherini succeeds Catherine Ashton as the European Union's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission on 1 November. She is also head of the European External Action Service. ...Read more
29/10/2014 - Council calls for a 'greener' Europe 2020 strategy
Meeting in Luxembourg on 28 October, environment ministers adopted conclusions on 'greening' the European Semester and the Europe 2020 strategy.
The European Union plays important roles in diplomacy, trade, development aid and work with global organisations like the United Nations and NATO. One of the key tasks of the EEAS is to ensure that all the different activities that the EU performs abroad are consistent and effective. This is particularly important because many of the EU's foreign programmes are organised by different divisions of the European Commission.
The Hawke European Union Centre for Mobilities, Migrations and Cultural Transformations was launched by former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, H.E. Sem Fabrizi Ambassador for the EU in Australia, and the University of South Australia on 27 October 2014.
Windows on Europe is a showcase of the best new films from the 28 member states of the European Union. The festival takes place in Sydney 17-23 November 2014 (Dendy Opera Quays) and in Canberra 24-30 November 2014 (Dendy Canberra).
On 27 October, Ambassador Sem Fabrizi, together with former Prime Minister the Rt Hon Bob Hawke, launched the Hawke EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations and Cultural Transformations at the University of South Australia. (pictured with the Centre's Director, Professor Jennifer Rutherford)
31/10/14 - Déclaration du porte-parole sur la démission du Président Blaise Compaoré au Burkina Faso
Nous prenons acte de la démission du Président Blaise Compaoré. Nous appelons tous les acteurs et toutes les forces politiques locales à faire preuve de responsabilité et à respecter les dispositions de la Constitution, notamment en ce qui concerne l'organisation de l'intérim et la tenue d'élections démocratiques, inclusives et transparentes.
- 31/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the resumption of fighting in Bentiu, in South Sudan [429 KB]
- 31/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the expiration of the appropriate measures under Article 96 of the Cotonou Agreement concerning Zimbabwe [440 KB]
- 31/10/14 - EU requests WTO consultations with Russia over excessive import duties
- 31/10/14 - Frontex Joint Operation 'Triton' – Concerted Efforts for managing migrator flows in the Central Mediterranean