This week marked 100 days in office for Federica Mogherini. It also saw her chairing a Foreign Affairs Council that focused on counter-terrorism and the unfolding situation in Ukraine. This was also a key issue at the European Council and during the European Parliament's plenary session in
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 13/02/2015
Despite not being a formal point on Foreign Affairs Council, there was substantial discussion by 28 EU foreign ministers on recent diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine when they met on Monday 9 February. They also agreed to step up efforts to counter terrorism, in particular in the
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to UKRAINE - Publication date: 10/02/2015
A meeting with NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg and the Quartet, participation in the CELAC Summit, and chairing an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council on Ukraine, were amongst the items on Federica Mogherini's agenda last week.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 02/02/2015
The week started with the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It focused on fighting global terrorism and on relations with Russia. It was agreed that security cooperation and cultural communication are key to fighting terrorism.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/01/2015
The first formal meeting of EU foreign ministers of 2015 was dominated by discussions on how to fight terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks and recent Boko Haram atrocities in Nigeria as well as a discussion on the EU's future relations with Russia.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to UKRAINE - Publication date: 20/01/2015