First of all, let me also congratulate Prime Minister Janša for this successful Summit. And thank you very much for the outstanding organisation and hospitality we have had here. So let me reflect on the Western Balkans Summit first. The Commission's message is very clear: First of all, the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 06/10/2021
High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell hosted an informal dinner with Western Balkans leaders on Tuesday in New York, in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). This was the second such meeting hosted
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/09/2021
On the occasion of the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the EU reaffirms its commitment to promote and protect the right of every child to grow in a safe environment, have access to quality education, and build a better and more peaceful future.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 09/09/2021
The following is the text of a joint statement on Afghanistan released by the following: Albania, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti,
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/08/2021
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the resilience and resourcefulness of indigenous peoples around the world. This year, we join the United Nations in the call for a new social contract, where no one is left behind.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 08/08/2021
No country, no region in the world has been spared from the impact of COVID-19. The virus is exacerbating existing inequalities and has a disproportionate effect on refugees, internally displaced persons, vulnerable migrants and stateless persons. We must all redouble our efforts. As vaccination
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/06/2021
press Category: Statements by the HR/VP Regions: Africa Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti DR Congo (Kinshasa) Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Eswatini Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Guinea
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 12/06/2021
The European Commission welcomes today's political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the new Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA III), with a total budget of over €14 billion, for the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework period. This instrument supports
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 02/06/2021