Delegation of the European Union to Georgia
Following an invitation by the Election Commission (EC) of Sri Lanka, the European Union deployed an election observation mission (EU EOM) to observe the 16 November presidential election. The EU EOM was present in Sri Lanka from 11 October to 12 December 2019. The mandate of the mission was to
Election Observation Mission to Sri Lanka 2019 - Publication date: 24/01/2020
The 6 October elections were the fourth legislative elections since Kosovo’s declaration of independence in 2008. All of them were held early. The campaign was vibrant and competitive, allowing contestants to campaign freely in most of Kosovo.
Election Observation Mission to Kosovo 2019 - Publication date: 24/01/2020
Not many people may know, but right now the EU has around 5,000 women and men working for 16 crisis management missions and operations deployed on three continents – soon to become 17 with the new civilian mission to be launched in the Central African Republic. They are the beating heart of the EU’s
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/01/2020
These days in foreign policy we understandably spend a lot of time dealing with crises, from Libya to Iran, Iraq, the Sahel and beyond. At the same time, it is critical to take time out and address longer-term strategic issues. The future of space is one and I was glad that on 21 January I could
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/01/2020
My first visit outside the European Union in my capacity as High Representative took me to India. Over the course of two days, I met with members of the Indian government and addressed the annual Raisina Dialogue – India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics.
Publication date: 21/01/2020
On Monday 13 January, I took part in the Pau Summit together with the Heads of State of the G5 Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad) and French President Emmanuel Macron.
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/01/2020
Yesterday I had the honour to give a solemn undertaking before the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg with my European Commission colleagues. At a formal sitting before the Court, all Commission Members gave the solemn undertaking prescribed by the Treaties.
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 14/01/2020
The European Union deployed an Election Follow-up Mission (EFM) to Ghana on 5 September 2019. The Mission was led by Mr. Tamas Meszerics, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana.
Election observation missions team - Publication date: 23/12/2019
On International Migrants Day, we renew our commitment as European Union to address one of the key challenges and opportunities of our times: the humane management of the flows of people leaving their country in search of a better life, prosperity or safety. We Europeans know very well what this
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/12/2019
At the beginning of this week, I had the honour of chairing in my capacity as High Representative the ASEM, the “Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting”. What might seem to be a rather bureaucratic acronym, actually is a politically highly relevant event for our continents.
Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/12/2019