Joint Statement by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mark Rutte, Holder of the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, on the outcome of the United Kingdom Referendum
15/06/16 - World Refugee Day 2016
The European Commission has launched its #supportRefugees Campaign
- 18/05/16 - The GCC and the European Union to foster clean energy partnership during event in Dubai [211 KB]
- 16/05/16 - International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia And Biphobia
Declaration by High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia And Biphobia, 17 May 2016
- 03/05/16 - Statement by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the situation in Syria [353 KB]
The new spike of violence and actions undermining the cessation of hostilities, notably the Syrian regime's most recent offensives near Aleppo and east of Damascus, put the peace talks at risk, as the UN Special Envoy de Mistura has said.
- 03/05/16 - Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 3 May 2016
Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 3 May 2016On this day we celebrate the World Press Freedom Day. On the 25th anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration the EU wishes to recall the principle that "the establishment, maintenance and fostering of an independent, pluralistic and free press is essential to the development and maintenance of democracy in a nation, and for economic development".
- 21/04/16 - Managing the Refugee Crisis: Commission reports on implementation of EU-Turkey Statement [181 KB]
- 22/03/16 - Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of World Water Day 2016
- 21/03/16 - Declaration by High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the European Union on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
- 08/03/16 - JOINT STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
Today we celebrate women. We celebrate their role in society, at work, in our families and lives. We also remember their suffering, hardship and injustice, which for many is still a reality today. It is also true that we must promote gender equality not just today, on International Women's Day, but every day.
- 04/02/16 - EU support in response to the Syrian crisis
- 10/01/16 - 31/07/19 - EU Commission appoints Coordinators on combating antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred
Today, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans and Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová appointed a coordinator on combating antisemitism and a coordinator on combating anti-Muslim hatred, as announced in the Commission's First Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights held in October.