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Promoting Global Food and Nutrition Security and increased resilience for poor rural people at IFAD event - 03/07/2014

Commissioner Piebalgs participated in an event at IFAD together with Jose Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General; Ertharin Cousin, WFP Executive Director; and Kanayo Nwanze, President of IFAD



27/04/2014 - Canonization ceremony for Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

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Rome, on the 3 February/ Commissioner Georgieva at FAO in the launch of the Sahel Response Plan Meeting



The European Union Side Event on Food Security for the CFS 40 week, 8 October 2013



20 October 2013 - HUNGER RUN 2013 in Rome

The EU Delegation supported and participated to the initiative organised by FAO, WFP, IFAD, Bioversity.
Hats with the logos of the Hunger Run 2013 and EU were made for the occasion and handed out to participants.



11 October 2013 - President Schulz met with Pope Francis



11 October 2013 - President Schulz in Community Sant'Egidio



11 October 2013 - President Schulz and Caritas. Conference at Universita Gregoriana



7 October 2013-Commissioner Dacian Ciolos at the FAO Ministerial Meeting on International Food Prices



16 September 2013 - World Food Program Executive Director, Mrs Cousin, in Brussels



9 may 2013 - Europe Day 2013



11 January 2013 - A working lunch between the World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and EU Member States accredited to the United Nation WFP was held

The meeting, convened by the Head of the EU Delegation, represented an occasion to discuss the cooperation between WFP and EU on the main subjects they are working on and to update on the major current crises WFP is dealing with in the field, including the situation in the Sahel and the crises in Syria, Central African Republic and Mali. Cooperation with the other United Nations Rome-based Agencies, the post-2015 and the gender policy were also discussed.



10 December 2012 - The EU Delegation in Rome organized a reception on the occasion of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony



19 November 2012 - Mgr. Dominique Mamberti, the Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, in Brussels for bilateral meetings with President Barroso and Commissioner Georgieva

Dominique Mambert, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva
Dominique Mambert, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva
Dominique Mambert, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva
Dominique Mambert, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva
Dominique Mambert, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva
Dominique Mambert, on the left, and Kristalina Georgieva
Dominique Mamberti, on the right, and José Manuel Barroso
Dominique Mamberti, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso
Dominique Mamberti, on the right, and José Manuel Barroso
Dominique Mamberti, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso
Dominique Mamberti, on the right, and José Manuel Barroso


8 November 2012-Commissioner Maria Damanaki in Rome, for a series of meetings with high-level personalities and organizations on key fisheries issues

On 8 November 2012, Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, was in Rome for a series of meetings with high-level personalities and organisations on key fisheries issues.

Commissioner Damanaki met FAO Director-General Mr Graziano da Silva and the staff of the Organisation. The main items of discussion were cooperation issues between FAO and the European Union in the fight against IUU (Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated) fishing, port state measures, joint actions in the Mediterranean and Black Sea (including FAO projects supported by the EU) and aquaculture.


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Ambassador Laurence Argimon Pistre ,  Mr. Abdellah SROUR, GFCM Executive Secretary and EU Commissioner for Fisheries, Maria Damanaki
EU Commissioner for Fisheries, Maria Damanaki (R) meeting Mr. Abdellah SROUR, GFCM Executive Secretary, and Professor Stefano CATAUDELLA, Chair of the GFCM
EU Commissioner for Fisheries, Maria Damanaki (R) meeting FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva, FAO headquarters


19 October 2012 - EU, IFAD, FAO and WFP hosting a side event during the week of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) about the cooperation of the EU and the three Rome base agencies.

European Union, International Fund for Agriculture and Development (IFAD), Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Program (WFP), hosting a side event, during the week of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), about the cooperation of the EU and the three Rome base agencies.



10 October 2012 - Visit of José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO, to the EC



04 October 2012 - The EU and the International Fund for Agricultural Development sign a partnership to improve sustainable agriculture

Participation of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development at the signature of the EU-International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) memorandum of understanding



05 JULY 2012 – RETREAT OF HEADS OF MISSION TO DISCUSS THE IMAGE OF THE EU AT THE UN AGENCIES IN ROME

EU Heads of Mission in the plenary
Ambassador Laurence Argimon Pistre chairing the EU Heads of Mission's retreat
EU Heads of Mission discussing in working groups
EU Heads of Mission discussing in working groups


11 MAY 2012 – COMMISSIONER GEORGIEVA MEETS IN BRUSSELS WITH MS ETHARIN COUSIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME

Commissioner Georgieva welcomes Ms Etharin Cousin, WFP Executive Director


10 MAY 2012 – EU PRESIDENT VAN ROMPUY MEETS IN BRUSSELS WITH MS ETHARIN COUSIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME

President Van Rompuy welcomes Ms Etharin Cousin, WFP Executive Director


9 MAY 2012 – EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE AND THE UN ORGANISATIONS IN ROME

Ambassador Argimon Pistre welcomes the invitees
Ambassador Argimon Pistre delivers the Europe Day speech to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See
Ambassador Argimon Pistre with Mgr Fortunatus Vatican Chief Protocol and Mgr Wells, Holy See's Assessor
Ambassador Argimon Pistre delivers the Europe Day speech to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the UN agencies in Rome
Invitees from the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the UN organisations in Rome
Information desk with EU publications


12 NOVEMBER 2011 - POPE BENEDICT XVI MEETS WITH THE EU PRESIDENT HERMAN VAN ROMPUY

Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Van Rompuy
Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Van Rompuy
Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Van Rompuy
Pope Benedict XVI meets with President Van Rompuy


9 MAY 2011 – EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE AND THE UN ORGANISATIONS IN ROME

Ambassador Gazzo and the EU Delegation's staff
Information desk with EU publications and gadgets
Information desk with EU publications and gadgets
Ambassador Gazzo welcoming the invitees
Musicians
A view of the invitees
Ambassador Gazzo delivering the welcome speech


6 MAY 2011 - VISIT OF COMMISSIONER DALLI TO THE VATICAN

Commissioner John Dalli and Cardinal Bertone, Vatican Secretary of State


24 février 2011 REMISE DE LA GRAND-CROIX PRO MERITO MELITENSI AU CHEF DE DELEGATION, M YVES GAZZO, PAR LE GRAND MAITRE DE L'ODRE DE MALTE

Le Grand Maître, Fra' Matthew Festing, remet la Grand-Croix pro Merito Melitensi au Chef de Délégation, M Y.Gazzo
Le Grand Maître,   Fra' Matthew Festing, et le Chef de Délégation, M Y.Gazzo, avec ses enfants


28 FEBRUARY 2011 VISIT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, JERZY BUZEK, TO THE VATICAN AND TO THE ORDER OF MALTA

The President Buzek with the Pope Benedict XVI
The President Buzek with the Grand Master of the Order of Malta, Fra`Matthew Festing


26 NOVEMBRE 2010 : SEMINAR ON EU CONTRIBUTIONS TO FOOD SECURITY AND HUMANITARIAN FOOD ASSISTANCE ORGANISED BY THE DELEGATION at the FAO premises

Speakers and participants
Information desk with EU and UN publications
Ambassador Gazzo chairing the seminar


15 October 2010 : WORLD FOOD DAY CEREMONY

FAO Director General Diouf at the opening session
Italian actor, Raoul Bova, and WFP Executive Director, Ms Sheeran
Singer Anguun with the Attaché Benito Marín Herrero


01 october 2010: Presentation of the activities of the Joint Research Centre (Ispra) organised by the Delegation at the FAO premises

Information desk with EU and JRC publications
A view on participants
Chairs and speakers


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE AND TO THE UN ORGANISATIONS IN ROME - MAY 2010

Exhibition of pictures of EU funded projects implemented by FAO and WFP
The EU Information desk with EU publications and gadgets
The EU Information desk with EU publications and gadgets
The trainees Alice and Valentina
Receiving line with Ambassador Gazzo
A view of the invitees
Ambassador Gazzo delivering the welcome speech
Ambassador Gazzo delivering the welcome speech


16-18 NOVEMBER 2009 : EU INFORMATION DESK AT THE WORLD SUMMIT ON FOOD SECURITY IN ROME



2 october 2009 : Conference on Faith and Science organised with the French Embassy to the Holy See

Ambassador Gazzo and French Ambassador de Laboulaye
A view on participants
Mgr. Ravasi President of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the French scientist and geneticist, Axel Khan
Ambassador Gazzo, Ambassador de Laboulaye, Mgr Ravasi, Axel Khan, Jean-Louis Pouthier, Director of the Cultural Centre San Luigi dei Francesi
Mgr. Ravasi President of the Pontifical Council for Culture and the French scientist and geneticist, Axel Khan


20 May 2009: Conference on Climate Change organised by the EU Delegation at the FAO premises

A view on participants
Ambassador Ritto and speakers
Banner of the conference
The Press & Information Assistant, Belinda Bergamaschi, at the EU information desk
Video conference from Sweden with Anders Wijkman, Member of the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
Video conference with Anders Wijkman, Member of the European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
EU Information desk with EU publications


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE - May 2009

Ambassador Ritto delivering the welcome speech
Invitees watching the video "EU in the world"
EU Information desk with EU publications and gadgets
EU Delegation staff


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE UN ORGANISATIONS IN ROME - May 2009

Invitees watching the video "EU in the world"
EU Information desk with EU publications and gadgets
Ambassador Ritto welcoming the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the UN Organisations in Rome
Ambassador Ritto delivering the welcome speech
Invitees at the EU Information desk


12 December 2008: Conference to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Ambassador Ritto and speakers
The EU information desk with EU publications
Ambassador Ritto with Ms Mosca, Director, DG EuropeAid Cooperation and Development


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE UN ORGANISATIONS IN ROME - May 2008

Ambassador Ritto welcoming the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the UN Organisations in Rome
EU Information desk with EU publications
A view of the invitees
Ambassador Ritto delivering the welcome speech


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE - May 2008

EU Information desk with EU publications
Ambassador Ritto, First Counsellor R. Moulinier and Mgr Fortunatus Nwachukwu, Vatican Chief of Protocol
Ambassador Ritto welcoming the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See
Ambassador Ritto delivering the welcome speech


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE HOLY SEE - May 2007

Ambassador Ritto welcoming the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See
Ambassador Ritto welcoming the representatives of the Holy See
Ambassador Ritto delivering the welcome speech
EU Information desk with EU publications


EUROPE DAY CELEBRATION FOR THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ACCREDITED TO THE UN ORGANISATIONS IN ROME - May 2007

Ambassador Ritto welcoming the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the UN Organisations in Rome
Ambassador Ritto delivering the welcome speech
EU Information desk with EU publications