Delegation of the European Union to the Lao PDR

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20 January 2021. Representatives from the EU and Lao PDR Government met yesterday to review progress in common areas of interest related to trade and investment, and discuss how to strengthen their economic partnership. During this meeting, known as the EU-Laos Joint Committee Working Group on
Speech delivered by Olivér Várhelyi, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Check against delivery! Mr President, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, I welcome the five main lines included in this substantive, timely and forward-looking report. Firstly, principles. I agree that
On the occasion of the International Migrants Day, the High Representative and the European Commission made the following statement:
On International Migrants Day, the EU recognises “the important contribution migrants provide to our economies and societies”
This year we mark Human Rights Day while the whole world is tackling an unprecedented challenge: the COVID-19 pandemic. Far from being outdated, the fundamental rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights signed in 1948 are more relevant than ever: the universality and
No country in the world is on track to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls, despite significant progress in advancing women’s and girls’ rights over the years. Moreover, the health and socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis are disproportionately affecting women and
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10th anniversary of the European External Action Service
The EU in a changing world – Staying on course in troubled waters
Three EU High Representatives-Josep Borrell, Federica Mogherini and Javier Solana- came together on 1 December to mark the 10th anniversary of the European External Action Service.
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Europe Day 2020 - Wrap-up video
Europe Day 2020- Together we are Europe
We couldn't open our doors this time, so we opened our digital windows to take you on a trip around the world! Thanks for being with us on #EuropeDay 2020 #TogetherweareEUrope
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Europe Day 2020
09/05/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the occasion of Europe Day 2020 and the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, why Europe was the solution to past challenges and why it will be key in designing our future.
With European prosperity and Asian peace and security closely connected, the European Union has decided to strengthen its security cooperation in and with Asia. This is also in line with the steps taken by the EU in the past years to strengthen its role as a global security provider: Europe and Asia
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to preserve peace, prevent conflicts, and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking on more responsibility as a
Sustainable, comprehensive and rules-based connectivity will contribute to the enhanced prosperity, safety and resilience of people and societies in Europe and Asia.
Editorial Sections: EEAS United Nations (UN) Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) EU Global Strategy Regional policies Security, Defence & Crisis Response Counter-Terrorism Crisis Response Military and civilian missions and operations Multilateral Relations Human Rights & Democracy
Shared Vision, Common Action: A Stronger Europe
Editorial Sections: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Brunei Darussalam Indonesia Vietnam Myanmar (Burma) Singapore Thailand Cambodia Lao PDR Malaysia Philippines EU-ASEAN Blue Book 2016 (low res- 3.6 MB) EU-ASEAN Blue Book 2016 (high res- 12.2 MB)
Regions: Asia Lao PDR Show in content:  Topics: Culture Culture
Regions: Asia Bangladesh Cambodia China India Indonesia Japan Lao PDR Malaysia Mongolia Myanmar (Burma) North Korea Philippines Singapore Vietnam Europe and Central Asia Eastern Europe Australia New Zealand Show in content:  Organisations: Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Association of Southeast Asian
Regions: Brunei Darussalam Cambodia Indonesia Lao PDR Malaysia Myanmar (Burma) Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam Show in content:  Organisations: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Languages: Français Español Deutsch Italiano Portuguese, International Campaign Description:  In European foreign policy, we are permanently confronted with conflicts in our neighbourhood, growing competition between rival powers, challenges to the multilateral system and our values, disputes over