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25/09/14 - Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Jyrki Katainen, in Cairns for the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro represented the EU at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Cairns 19-21 September 2014.

European Union Heads of Mission at Parliament House

25/09/14 - European Union Heads of Mission at Parliament House

On Wednesday 24 September, The Hon Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment and The Hon Bronwyn Bishop, Speaker, House of Representatives, separately addressed the European Union Heads of Mission meeting at Parliament House.

25/09/14 - UN Climate Summit

The impacts of climate change are being felt on all continents of the world: temperatures are rising, glaciers are melting and extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and intense. There is no doubt that urgent action is needed to avoid further risks for our planet and for future generations. But taking climate action is also an opportunity, a chance to transform our economy and create a more climate-resilient, low-carbon environment.  The European Union has long been a driving force in climate action, both domestically and internationally. Indeed, the EU is taking action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in all areas of its activity.