Delegation to Israel
29/07/2015 - Statement by the Spokesperson on recent Israeli decisions for further settlement expansion
The recent decisions of the Israeli authorities to further advance settlement expansion in the West Bank and East Jerusalem call into question the Israeli government's stated commitment to a negotiated two-state solution in the Middle East Peace Process.
28/07/2015 - Seeking candidates for post of Executive Director of the EU-Latin America and Caribbean (EU-LAC) Foundation
The EU-LAC Foundation is a foundation established under German civil law in Hamburg in 2011, following a decision of the VI EU-LAC Summit, with the objectives of contributing to the strengthening of the bi-regional partnership process, encouraging mutual knowledge and understanding between the regions and enhancing the visibility of partnership.
20/07/2015 - Council Conclusions on the Middle East Peace Process [37 KB]
The EU reaffirms its commitment to a just and comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on the two state solution, with the State of Israel and an independent, democratic, contiguous, sovereign, and viable State of Palestine, living side by side in peace and security and mutual recognition.[...]
Working together in Israel
The project is aimed at promoting norms and practices that safeguard the equality and dignity of women in the workplace. An emphasis is placed on combating sexual harassment, equalising wages and working against additional forms of marginalisation.
31/07/15 - New EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 July 2015 The EU adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for a total amount of €116.8 million. It aims to strengthen the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development.
- 31/07/15 - Iran: EU starts implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action
The Council adopted the first legal acts implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the agreement reached on 14 July 2015 in Vienna on the Iranian nuclear issue.
- 30/07/15 - EU increases humanitarian aid for Burundi refugees
The European Commission is releasing €4.5 million in humanitarian assistance to help the increasing number of refugees from Burundi that have fled to neighbouring countries. More than 175 000 people, the majority of them women and children, are estimated to have already left the country.