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TEST 1 EU in Malaysia Inaugural Newsletter 29 January 2021

20/01/2021 - 09:31
EU Cooperation Digest / ЄС в Україні: новини співпраці

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The new Ambassador of the European Union to Malaysia, H.E Michalis Rokas presented his credentials to His Majesty The Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin on 8 December 2020 in Kuala Lumpur.

His Excellency is very happy to begin his mandate in Malaysia....[quote from MR]

 

ASEAN and EU elevate relationship to strategic partnership

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) eevated the ASEAN-EU Dialogue Parternship to a Strategic Partnership at the 23rd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) on 1 December 2020.

This will lead to greater cooperation in strenghtening both regions' preparedness for, and capacity to respond to, current and future public health crises in line with Sustainable Development Goal 3 on health and well-being.

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Read HRVP Josep Borrell's accompanying blog

 

EU High Representative speaks with Malaysia's Foreign Minister

Was there actually a phone call? What was it about?

 

EU brings relief to Malaysia flood victims

In response to severe flooding that submerged large parts of eastern Malaysia, the European Union is providing €60,000 (nearly RM300,000) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected communities. The aid will benefit 5,000 people in some of the hardest-hit areas in the states of Johor and Pahang.

The funding is part of the EU’s overall contribution to the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

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EU-ASEAN virtual mission to Malaysia

Short text here

 

COVAX plan

(here or in the NEWS section?)

European Union Film Festival