Delegation to New Zealand
10/09/2016 - Statement by the High Representative/Vice president Federica Mogherini on an agreement by the International Syria Support Group co-chairs
HRVP Federica Mogherini issued a statement welcoming the agreement announced by the United States and Russia on Syria and the reinstation of the Cessation of Hostilities. The HRVP has called all parties to the conflict to ensure its effective implementation and the UN to prepare a proposal for political transition.
Read the full statement by clicking on the link above.
03/08/2016 - Local press release: EU listing process under the External Strategy for Effective Taxation
Media reports that the EU is targeting New Zealand for investigation as a tax haven are incorrect and misleading. The EU is currently undertaking an assessment of all non-EU countries with regard to good governance standards on taxation policies. This assessment is not specific to New Zealand, nor has New Zealand been singled out in any way in this assessment.
Background included in the full press release, by clicking on the link above.
18/07/2016 - EU statements on the situation in Turkey
Following the coup in Turkey, EU's Presidents and HR/VP Mogherini have issued statements on 16 July to condemn it and reiterates its full support to the legitimate institutions of the country.
02/11/2015 - High Representative Mogherini – 1 year on
1st November 2015 marks the first year in office of High Representative Federica Mogherini: through these twelve months she and the European External Action Service have been to the forefront of international efforts to find political solutions on tough diplomatic challenges.
Joint statement of the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission and the New Zealand Prime Minister.
- Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 September 2016 The European Commission has adopted the proposal to the Council on the signing of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) with Cuba. The European Commission has adopted a proposal to the Council on the signing of the Political Dialogue and...
- 22/09/16 - EUTM RCA declared FOC on 20SEP16 [170 KB]
Press Release on the EUTM RCA Mission Commander declaring FOC on 20SEP16.
- 20/09/16 - Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on air strikes against UN/Syrian Red Crescent humanitarian aid convoy in Syria
European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 September 2016 The air strikes against the UN/Syrian Red Crescent humanitarian aid convoy near Aleppo are alarming violations of international humanitarian law. This attack risks setting an unacceptable precedent, jeopardising the safe delivery of humanitarian aid everywhere.
- 18/09/16 - EU-Syria
European Commission - Fact Sheet EU-Syria Brussels, 16 September 2016 EU-Syria relations The EU is a full member and active participant in the International Syria Support Group (ISSG). It fully supports the UN-led process, notably the efforts of the UN Special Envoy for Syria.
- 18/09/16 - Conference to Strengthen Police Cooperation in the Balkans Held in Skopje
On 19 September, representatives of four Western Balkans police services participated at a regional conference that was held in Skopje.