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
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/05/2020
On 9 May, we mark Europe Day. The 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration offers a chance to reflect on what European integration means and on the EU’s role in the world. I want to use this blog post to do this from a personal angle, to set out why Europe as an idea and political project is
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/05/2020
As part of its plan to support partner countries around the globe, the European Union (EU) is mobilising €350 million to fight against the spread of the coronavirus and mitigate the impact of the pandemic on the ASEAN region.
Author: Press and Information team of the Mission to ASEAN - Publication date: 27/04/2020
It is now more than a month that the corona virus has Europe in its grip. While every day we work flat out to address the crisis in all its aspects, it is good to step back and reflect on what living with COVID19 means, for our daily lives, for Europe, for the wider world and how it will affect our
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/04/2020
The coronavirus has not only Europe but the entire global community in its grip and is the world’s common enemy. An enemy we can only defeat with a global approach and cross-border coordination. And while we have to mobilise all our resources to fight the virus at home, now is also the time to look
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/04/2020
Gender equality is a core principle of the European Union. Yet it is still not a reality. In business, politics and society as a whole, we can only reach our full potential if we use all of our talent and diversity. Women face too many hurdles and barriers on their way. In Europe and beyond, women
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 06/03/2020
Culture and contacts between people are integral parts of the strong partnership that links Indonesia and Europe. Today, it is music that binds us together: for the first time, a European-Indonesian Jazz Big Band will perform at the Jakarta International BNI Java Jazz Festival.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to INDONESIA and BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - Publication date: 25/02/2020
New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business, while providing more resources for countering irregular migration risks and threats to internal
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 31/01/2020