Delegation to Australia
Ms Helga Schmid, Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service and H. E. Sem Fabrizi, European Union Ambassador to Australia, opened on 9 December 2014 the University of Melbourne's EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges.
11/12/2014 - EU-Australia Security Dialogue, 11 December 2014
EEAS Deputy Secretary General Helga Schmid was in Australia to lead the annual EU-Australia Strategic Security Dialogue hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day
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.
Ambassador Sem Fabrizi spoke at the EABC / ACE / EU Centres reception in Brisbane in the margins of the G20. On 17 November, he launched the 9th 'Windows on Europe Film Festival in Sydney.
18/12/14 - Q&A's for the European Union Maritime Security Strategy and Action Plan [92 KB]
- 18/12/14 - Video Conference of HRVP with CSDP missions and opeations
- 18/12/14 - Crimea and Sevastopol: Further EU sanctions approved
- 18/12/14 - Member states get more time to pay extra contributions to EU budget
- 17/12/14 - Signing ceremony (17/12 at 15:30, JL) Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Union and the Faroe Islands