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The EU-New Zealand Joint Science and Technology Cooperation Committee met on 29 July in Wellington, New Zealand. Parties took stock of current cooperation, including in societal challenges such as bioeconomy, climate, health, food and natural resources.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NEW ZEALAND - Publication date: 08/08/2019
At a time when human rights are challenged on a daily basis with many attempts to undermine the universality and indivisibility of human rights, the EU has remained at the forefront of the protection and promotion of human rights and democracy, be it in international forums, bilaterally with
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 13/05/2019
In a changing security environment, a military approach alone is not sufficient to guarantee safety and stability. That is why the EU approach to security and defence is much broader. The European way to security builds on Europe’s trade-mark mixture of soft and hard power, on the coherent use of
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/05/2019
In recent years, the security environment has changed significantly. In addition to military challenges, the EU has seen the rise of hybrid threats on its borders. For example, cyber-attacks on government information systems or disinformation campaigns can undermine elections, aim at destabilising
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/04/2019
"It was with horror and profound sadness that I learnt of the terrorist attack on the Muslim community in Christchurch. The European Union will always stand with New Zealand and against those who heinously want to destroy our societies and our way of life."- President Jean-Claude Juncker.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NEW ZEALAND - Publication date: 18/03/2019
Phil Hogan, European Commissioner in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, made a timely visit to New Zealand in mid-February. Coming in the middle of the EU-NZ FTA negotiations, agricultural trade was a focus and so too was sustainability and the future of farming.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NEW ZEALAND - Publication date: 13/03/2019
The candidacy of Ms Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle for the post of Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, was submitted in Rome on Monday 17 December 2018. The next Director General will be elected by the 194 Member States of the Organisation during its 41st Conference in June 2019.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/12/2018