Delegation for the Pacific
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
04/11/2014 - Kiribati, the EU and SPC partner to ensure clean water and safe sanitation in atoll communities
The European Union, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Government of Kiribati yesterday formalised a 3.3 Million Euro (4.75 Million AUD) partnership that is expected to increase access to safe water and sanitation in 35 villages in Kiribati's Gilbert Islands.
The European Union has set a new global standard after the European Council approved a cut of at least 40% in Europe's greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieving savings of at least 30% in energy efficiency across the EU, also by 2030.
The Head of Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific, Ambassador Andrew Jacobs today presented certificates to the 28 participants from Fiji, Bougainville - Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Vanuatu who have successfully participated in FemLINKPACIFIC’s 2014 Regional Training Institute (RTI).
Working together for the Pacific
The shortage of doctors and medical personnel throughout the Pacific ACP region has reached critical levels; therefore it is essential that the provision of vocational training in the health sector be improved.
The peaceful conduct of Parliamentary elections on 19 November 2014 in Solomon Islands was an important milestone that confirms the return to stability and progress achieved in the areas of democratisation, good governance and human rights since the deployment of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands in 2003. The turnout was high and the new voter registration process generally accepted.
- 24/11/14 - Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2014
- 24/11/14 - Joint Statement by Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif following the talks in Vienna, 24 November 2014
- 24/11/14 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the signature of a “Treaty on Alliance and Strategic Partnership" between the Russian Federation and Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia
- 23/11/14 - Statement by the spokesperson of High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini on the killing of 28 civilians in a bus attack in Kenya