Delegation to the Philippines
18/08/2015 - Cine Europa is celebrating its 18th year with much fervor, flair and fashion [395 KB]
Cine Europa turns 18 years old, celebrating its Debut!
The transition from youth to adulthood is said to be one of the most exciting chapters in everyone's life. This year's edition carries the theme "Coming of Age."
Mr. Lubomir Frebort, Political Counsellor of the EU Delegation in the Philippines will be joined by Ms. Marline Dualan of the Shangri-la Plaza and Mr. Quintin Cu-unjieng, Project Development Officer of the Film Development Council of the Philippines.
Mr. Frebort said that this year's film festival is most exciting especially because its audiences have evolved through the last 18 years. Filipino audiences have matured as they have been exposed to the excellent, quality, diverse European movies which are distinctively European in character. Twenty three movies from 18 European countries will be shown to showcase European culture, experiences and traditions.
14/08/2015 - DOH strengthens universal health care throught high-impact five strategy [116 KB]
The Department of Health together with the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines (EU), commence a National Health Summit with the theme “Universal Health Care: Making Local Health Service Delivery Work.” This summit aims to capture, share, and scale-up local health practices and interventions proven effective in increasing access to quality mother and child health care neonatal services.
11/08/2015 - The Philippines: largest beneficiary of EU scholarship program in ASEAN [105 KB]
Thirty-nine Filipino students will pursue their academic dreams in several countries of the European Union after they won scholarships under the EU's Erasmus + Programme.
In 2015, the Philippines will have the highest number of Erasmus students benefiting from an EU scholarship amongst all ASEAN countries (credit mobility and Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees).
The Erasmus + Programme will allow these Filipino youth leaders to pursue MA and Ph D programmes in different universities across the European continent.
Working together with the Philippines
The Trade Related Technical Assistance Programme (TRTA) is a development project which uses trade as a tool to pursue economic growth and reduce poverty incidence.
For candidate countries (Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey) and potential candidates (Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo), the EU provides both financial and technical support.
- 27/08/15 - ASEM Senior Officials prepare Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Senior Officials from the 53 partners of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) are meeting on 10-11 September 2015 in Brussels to prepare for the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting that will take place next November in Luxembourg under the theme 'Working Together for a Sustainable and Secure Future' and which is to be chaired by High Representative Federica Mogherini.
- 27/08/15 - Press statement by President Donald Tusk after meeting with President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko
- 26/08/15 - EU support for the Western Balkans at 2015 Summit in Vienna
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 August 2015 The Summit will build on the progress made since the Berlin Summit in August last year, and will seek to further develop the co-operation between the 6 Western Balkans countries.
- 22/08/15 - Statement by EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Neighborhood policy and Enlargement negotiations, Johannes Hahn on the release of political prisoners in Belarus
European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 August 2015 The release of Mykalai Statkevich, Mykalai Dziadok, Ihar Alinevich, Jury Rubtsov, Euheny Vaskovich and Artyom Prakapenka, is a long-sought step forward. They are now free. Former presidential candidate Mykalai Statkevich stands out in particular as an example of the tireless work and commitment of...