Delegation of the European Union to Syria


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Statement on the World Humanitarian Day 2017

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2017


Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

10 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), which established a framework for the rights, dignity and well-being of indigenous peoples.


High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini meets with international partners in the margins of the ASEAN Regional Forum

High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini discusses DPRK, Syria and Iran with international partners in the margins of the ASEAN Regional Forum


Mogherini attends inauguration of Iranian President, holds bilateral talks

High Representative Federica Mogherini was in Tehran today to attend the formal inauguration ceremony of President Hassan Rouhani.

She also held bilateral meetings with President Hassan Rouhani, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, the Foreign Policy Advisor of the Supreme Leader, Ali-Akbar Velayati and attended a roundtable discussion at the Council for Foreign Policy headed by former Foreign Minister Kamal Kahrazi.


EU invests further in peace and justice for Syrians

The European Union will provide €1.5 million for the independent investigation and prosecution of those responsible for war crimes, human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law in Syria.


The European Union steps up its support for investigations into war crimes and accountability in Syria

The European Union announced it will provide €1.5 million to support the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism to Assist in the Investigation and Prosecution of Persons Responsible for the Most Serious Crimes under International Law Committed in Syria.


Use of chemical weapons in Syria: EU imposes sanctions against 16 additional persons

On 17 July 2017, the Council added 16 persons to the list of those targeted by EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime.