The Council today adopted conclusions on the EU's priorities at the 74th UN General Assembly(September 2019 – September 2020). These conclusions complements the Council conclusions on strengthening multilateralism which were adopted on 17 June 2019.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) today celebrated their five-year-long partnership in Egypt during which they have assisted more than 2.3 million people in collaboration with the Egyptian Government.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Sameh SHOUKRY, and EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS inaugurated on June 25th, 2019 the Second Round of the Migration Dialogue and touched upon enhanced cooperation with EU Agencies. The first Session of Egypt-EU Migration Dialogue was launched to the benefit of both sides in December, 2017. The second meeting of Senior Officials took place in Cairo on 10 July 2019.
The Council today adopted conclusions welcoming the publication of the first joint synthesis report of the EU and its member states on ''Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world'' as an important contribution to EU reporting at the High Level Political Forum in 2019. The Council welcomes the collective contribution of the EU and its member states to the implementation of all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the world, leveraging all means of implementation, in support of the 2030 Agenda.
The Subcommittee on Political matters, Human Rights and Democracy- International and Regional Issues of the Association Agreement between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the European Union held its sixth session at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo on June 23-24th 2019.