17/02/2021- The European Commission and the High Representative have put forward a new strategy to strengthen the EU’s contribution to rules-based multilateralism. It suggests making use of all tools at the EU’s disposal, including its extensive political, diplomatic and financial support, to
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/02/2021
06/02/2021 – At the end of his visit to Russia, HR/VP Josep Borrell visited the site of the 2015 assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Paying tribute to all those who have sacrificed their life and freedom to defend fundamental freedoms and human rights, in Russia and across the world.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 07/02/2021
19/01/2021 – HR/VP Josep Borrell in European Parliament plenary debate on three CFSP, CSDP, and Human Rights reports, highlighting how the pandemic has accelerated political trends and revealed the weaknesses in global and European governance in 2020, and on foreign policy challenges that Europe
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/01/2021
13/11/2020 – HR/VP Josep Borrell closes the annual EU Ambassadors’ Meeting. In his presentation, built around 15 images, he sets out why the EU needs a strong foreign policy; what the substantive policy priorities are; and how to achieve these.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 23/11/2020
10/11/2020 – HR/VP Borrell addresses the Western Balkans Summit in the framework of the Berlin Process stressing that the region’s future is in the EU and that regional cooperation is needed to overcome the legacy of the past and support green, peaceful, just and prosperous societies.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/11/2020
29/09/2020- Opening remarks on the importance of media literacy, media freedom and fact-checkers with view to global spreading of COVID-19 disinformation and why these elements and youth empowerment are essential elements for democracy and the EU Western Balkan’s path.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/09/2020
21/09/2020- Message by HR/VP Borrell on the 75th UN General Assembly, underlining that a global system based on international law, cooperation and partnership is the best guarantee for peace and safety for all – in times with demand for multilateralism so high and offer so scarce.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/09/2020
30/06/2020- HR/VP Josep Borrell on the conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria and EU support (on the occasion of the fourth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”, co-chaired by the European Union and the United Nations, 22 to 30 June 2020).
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 30/06/2020