Delegation to Israel
03/05/2016 - EU funded project paves the way for amendment on increasing personal autonomy for people with disabilities [158 KB]
'It's My Life', an EU-funded project, aimed at increasing personal autonomy for people with disabilities, helped to pave the way for recently passed Israeli legislation that includes "supported decision making" as an alternative to guardianship, as mandated by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. [...]
19/04/2016 - Meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) Chair’s summary. Brussels, 19 April 2016 [146 KB]
19/04/2016 - Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini ahead of the AHLC meeting
[...] Since the last meeting we had in New York, at the margins of the UN General Assembly, unfortunately we have witnessed unacceptable episodes of violence and loss of human life, especially in and around Jerusalem and Hebron. The most recent one – a terrorist attack on a bus in Jerusalem - happened just yesterday. I would like here to express all my sympathy to all those who suffered from this violence.
This tells us that we need to urgently restore the perspectives for peace.[...]
- 29/04/16 - Friday 6 May: President Juncker attends the award of the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Friday 6 May in the Vatican, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will attend the ceremony awarding the Charlemagne Prize to Pope Francis, together with European Parliament President Martin Schulz and European Council President Donald Tusk. The three Presidents will deliver a joint eulogy.
- 28/04/16 - EU has today announced new actions to tackle irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa