Delegation to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva
Each year, the EU institutions celebrate Europe Day by organising activities on or near 9th May, the anniversary date of the Schuman Declaration.
The 31st session of the Council which took place from 29 February to 24 March brought solid results. At the same time it highlighted that the universality of human rights worldwide is far from achieved, and that individual States as well as the international community as a whole have a responsibility to act against human rights violations.
The EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) – composed of Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the 28 Member States and chaired by EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini – adopted a document setting out EU priorities at the UN Human Rights fora in 2016.
- 22/06/16 - Elements for a new EU strategy on China - Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council
- 22/06/16 - The European Union sets its sights on high ambitions with China: elements for a new EU strategy on China adopted
- 22/06/16 - The European Union sets its sights high on ambitions with China
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission today adopted a Joint Communication, entitled "Elements for a new EU strategy on China", which maps out the European Union's relationship with China for the...
- 22/06/16 - Frequently Asked Questions on the Joint Communication: Elements for a new EU strategy on China
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 June 2016 Elements for a new EU strategy on China Why is China important for the EU, and why is the EU important for China? Over the past decade, the rise of China has happened with unprecedented speed and scale.