On 13 November 2017 ministers from 23 member states signed a joint notification on the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) on defence and handed it over to EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, and the Council.
For many years the EU has acknowledged the specific features common to the Azores, the Canary Islands, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Madeira, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion and Saint Martin, and has afforded them a special status. For the first time, however, the Commission is working with the Member States to
The fifth round of European Union-Guyana Political Dialogue in the framework of Article 8 of the ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement took place on 16 October 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The previous rounds of Political Dialogue took place in 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2016.