Delegation to Australia
26/02/2015 - EU Delegation to Australia Newsletter 402
An opportunity is available for a Policy Officer, Media, Public Affairs and
Culture at the Delegation of the European Union to Australia and
New Zealand in Canberra. [read more]...
16/02/2015 - EU Ambassador briefs the Parliament's JSCFDT
EU Ambassador briefs the Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
On 11 February, EU Ambassador H.E. Sem Fabrizi briefed the Australian Parliament's Joint standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade. In his opening remarks, he addressed economic and geo-strategic state of affairs in the European Union, the perspectives for deepening EU-Australian relations and common international challenges for the EU and Australia such as Counter Terrorism and Security in Europe and the Asia-Pacific. [read more]...
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.
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 05 March 2015 What do the EU Treaties say about gender equality? The Treaty of Rome in 1957 already included the principle of equal pay for equal work. (Article 119 EEC, then 141 EC, now Article 157 TFEU).
- 04/03/15 - Joint press conference by High Representative/ Vice-President Federica MOGHERINI and Commissioner Johannes HAHN on European Neighbourhood Policy Review.
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 04 March 2015 High Representative/Vice–President Federica Mogherini: We have just decided in the college to formally launch the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy that as you know is already 10 years old, and last review was done in 2011, in...
- 04/03/15 - Watch the video - Towards a new European Neighbourhood Policy: the EU launches a consultation on the future of its relations with neighbouring countries
High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn are launching today a consultation on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy(ENP)
- 04/03/15 - Press release - Towards a new European Neighbourhood Policy: the EU launches a consultation on the future of its relations with neighbouring countries.
High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogheriniand Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn are launching today a consultation on the future of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). The ENP was last reviewed in 2011. Given the significant developments in the neighbourhood since then, it is now essential to undertake a fundamental review of the principles on which the policy is based as well as its scope and how its instruments should be used.
- 04/03/15 - Commission makes progress on a European Agenda on Migration
European - Press release Commission Brussels, 04 March 2015 The European Commission today launched its work on a comprehensive European Agenda on Migration. The College of Commissioners held a first orientation debate on key actions to step up the EU's efforts to implement the existing tools and cooperation in managing...