Delegation to South Africa
Joint Declaration by the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2014
EU Ambassador Roeland van de Geer today participated in the EY Strategic Growth Forum Africa. Issues included EU and US commitment, South Africa's education and skills challenges and changing relationships across the African continent. The discussion was moderated by Mr Jay Nibbe, Global Vice Chair -Tax at Ernst & Young
03/10/2014 - AWEPA celebrates its 30th anniversary
The Pan African Parliament in conjunction with the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa hosted a high level seminar at the Pan African Parliament in Midrand, south Africa, on 2 - 3 October 2014. The seminar marked 30 years of AWEPA's existence and 10 years of the PAP's existence. The objective of the meeting was to frame the "African-European Parliamentary Dialogue on Migration and Development". The dialogue sought to develop strategies on how to maximize the positive impact of migration on development and focused attention on the role Parliaments could play in the process.
23/10/14 - Statement by the Spokesperson on events in Canada on 22 October 2014 [424 KB]
We strongly condemn the attack that occurred in Ottawa on 22 October that resulted in the death of a Canadian service member. We express our deep sympathy and offer our sincere condolences to the victims of this attack and to their families.
- 23/10/14 - European Union to boost Ebola research with €24.4 million
- 23/10/14 - Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees
- 22/10/14 - Iraq: EU increases humanitarian assistance
- 21/10/14 - Gas talks: Negotiations to be continued next week