European Union Delegation to Norway
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
"Trafficking in human beings is a gross violation of human rights and knows no borders. Unscrupulous criminals target women and men, girls and boys, and exploit them for abhorrent forms of exploitation: from sexual exploitation, to forced labour and forced criminality. It happens within the EU and affects us all.
The European Commission has announced a new annual support package for the Republic of Moldova to help public institutions, citizens and the business community to seize the benefits and opportunities of the Association Agreement and the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with the EU (AA/DCFTA).
28/07/2014 - Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech
Every summer millions of Europeans descend upon the continent’s airports on their way to sunshine and adventure. As airport users explode in number, so does the cost and environmental footprint of running an airport.
From 1 January 2015 new rules for taxation of telecommunications, broadcasting and electronic services will be implemented.
The idea behind the Single Market is simplicity itself: treat the EU as one territory where people, money, goods and services interact freely to stimulate competition and trade, and improved efficiency. The increased choice of goods and services will raise quality and cut prices. It is the basic recipe for prosperity.
As part of the EEA Agreement, Norway is part of the European Single Market. In practice, the Agreement allows goods, capital, services and people to circulate freely in the whole EEA Area, including the EFTA countries Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. To ensure that equal rights apply for all companies in the area, the EEA Agreement also features common rules for competition and state subsidies.
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