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Speech by Ambassador Carmen Cano on the occasion of the EU Plastic Waste Workshop held at the Business Environment Council in Hong Kong on 21 March 2019


Speech delivered by the Deputy Head of Office, Dr Jolita Pons, on the occasion of the International Women's Day event co-organised by the EU Office and The University of Hong Kong on 8 March 2019.

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Equality is a core value of the European Union, and a principle we will keep fighting for. Equality between women and men is no exception.

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the World NGO Day

Joint statement by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers

Every girl and woman has the right to live a life free of violence and pain. And yet, more than 200 million women and girls across the world have been forced to undergo the painful and traumatic practice of Female Genital Mutilation, including 500,000 living in Europe. Millions more girls are at risk of being cut: 68 million girls in 25 countries by 2030.

The European Union Film Festival is back for its 10th edition with 15 award-winning titles that have never been screened in Hong Kong, a special opening performance, 2 free screenings of European classics, a free screening to celebrate Women's Day, and Q&As with film-makers.

The Office of the European Union to Hong Kong and Macao offers, subject to budget availability, 1 to 2 paid traineeships in 2019 within the Trade Section.

The candidacy of Ms Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle for the post of Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, was submitted in Rome on Monday 17 December 2018. The next Director General will be elected by the 194 Member States of the Organisation during its 41st Conference in June 2019. Ms Geslain-Lanéelle from France was identified as the EU candidate by the Council of the European Union on 15 October 2018.