Delegation to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
25/08/2015 - President Juncker on the Challenge of the Migration Issue [331 KB]
Europe for me is and always has been a community of values. This is something we should be and yet are too seldom proud of. We have the highest asylum standards in the world. We will never turn people away when they come to us in need of protection. These principles are inscribed in our laws and our Treaties but I am worried that they are increasingly absent from our hearts.
19/08/2015 - The CARIFORUM EPA: Stating the Facts
The Head of the EU Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Ambassador Mikael Barford responds to statements made by Sir Ronald Sanders about the CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement.
19/08/2015 - World Humanitarian Day 2015 - The European Union supports humanitarian action [2 MB]
The European Union is committed to protecting humanitarian workers and - every year - supports World Humanitarian Day. August 19 marks the day in 2003 when 22 humanitarians died in the bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq. It is a day to honour the brave men and women who risk their lives while they provide help to people who suffer and to draw attention to the increasing dangers faced by humanitarian workers.
Working together in Trinidad & Tobago
Education and information platforms dedicated to environmental or sustainability issues are limited in Trinidad and Tobago. Sustain T&T used the entertainment medium of film to provide a platform to increase awareness of environmental issues
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 - 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...
- 21/08/15 - Statement by First-Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová ahead of the Europe-Wide Day of Remembrance for the victims of all totalitarian and authoritarian regimes
On 23 August 1939, a pact was signed between Nazi Germany under Hitler and the Soviet Union under Stalin, paving the way to World War II and its devastating consequences across Europe. These two regimes were responsible for the imprisonment, torture and murder of millions of people.