The 2nd edition of the ECOCUP Green Talks will be held from 30 May to 3 June, 2019, in Moscow. They are organised by the ECOCUP International Green Documentary Film Festival, together with the EU Delegation to Russia, the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Russia, the U.S. Embassy, the Australian Embassy and the Association "Goal Number Seven".
The International Football Tournament 'World Flags Junior Cup' will start at the 'Novye Khimki' stadium in Khimki (Moscow region) on 1st June 2019 at 10:00 hrs. The one day tournament for children between 10 and 12 years of age aims at promoting friendship in sport between children of the participating countries. The holding of the tournament on Children's Day is a perfect symbol of this intention.
Ministers from seven Black Sea countries – Bulgaria, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine – are meeting in Bucharest today to endorse the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea. With this, the Black Sea region joins the rest of the sea basins bordering the EU in setting a basin-wide initiative for more, and more sustainable, economic growth.
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural diversity. Our societies, institutions and laws are the outcome of centuries of exchanges of ideas, values, traditions and memories.
On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the European Union reiterates its unswerving commitment to promoting and protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons.