High Representative Federica Mogherini and Dutch Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert co-chaired on Friday the informal meeting of Defence Ministers in Amsterdam. The event, organized by the Netherlands EU presidency, was a fruitful occasion to take stock on the Common Security and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/02/2016
The European flag symbolises both the European Union and, more broadly, the identity and unity of Europe. It features a circle of 12 gold stars on a blue background. They stand for the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 01/01/2016
Gradually emerging from a prolonged crisis and notwithstanding political, security and many other challenges, Somalia, a fragile state in the Horn of Africa, is now looking towards a brighter and more secure future. The EU is the largest donor to Somalia and has heavily invested in the country'
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/12/2015
The situation of the Somali refugees was discussed at a financial pledging conference held in Brussels on Wednesday 21 October. The conference brought together European and African leaders and the UNHCR to discuss one of the most protracted refugee issues facing the world.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/10/2015
EU relations with Africa, developments in Libya and a regional strategy for Syria and Iraq and the ISIL/Da'esh threat were some of the main points during the Foreign Affairs Council chaired by the HRVP. EU Foreign Ministers also tackled international aspects of EU policies in migration and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/03/2015