Delegation of the European Union to India and Bhutan


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On 28 May, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, had a videoconference with the Indian Minister of External Relations, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. The main topics of their conversation were the response to the coronavirus pandemic and preparations for the 15th EU-India Summit, which had been postponed in March due to the outbreak of the virus.

On the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we celebrate cultural diversity in the European Union and underline its importance in fostering dialogue and respect between people all around the world. Europe is a mosaic of diversity shaped by centuries of exchanges between different nations, languages and cultures.  

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). On this occasion, I want to focus this blog post on people who still suffer discrimination and violence because of their identity and because they cannot freely live and love according to their choice. More specifically, I want to pay tribute to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI+) community and to all the LGBTI+ activists who defend the right to be oneself.


On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the European Union pays tribute to human diversity in all its richness, and the right of every human person to be proud of who they are, to define their own identity and to love the person of their choice.

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell, supported by the EEAS, the Commission and EU Delegations around the world, led the work to strengthen coordination among Member States to help EU citizens who were stranded outside the EU

The European Commission launched a preparatory work in order to support a possible review of the legal framework governing the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). The public consultation results will feed into this work. The objective of the public consultation is to hear the views, experiences and evidence of a wide variety of stakeholders which can provide precious insights to the ongoing reflection on the possible review and complement other analytical methods.

The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to India invites you to join us for an online discussion on the business opportunities related to Artificial Intelligence (AI) arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative is part of the EU-India Webinar Series, focusing on current issues of significance to the EU and India in this global crisis following the COVID-19 pandemic.