The following remarks were delivered by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, at the opening session of the 23rd European Union-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (EU-ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting, which took place via video conference.
As part of Team Europe's global response to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union announced today a new €20 million programme to support the preparedness and response capacities of our partners in the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations opened a new chapter in their longstanding relationship by becoming Strategic Partners in 2020. This elevates their partnership with a commitment to regular summits at leaders’ level. The relationship between the two regional organisations is based on shared values
and principles such as rules-based international order, effective and sustainable multilateralism, free and fair trade.
The European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations promote cooperation, peace and free and fair trade, and work to foster a multilateral world order to fight the major global challenges of our time.
Both organisations have their respective approaches to connectivity, a key driver for sustainable growth, jobs, competitiveness, and trade.
¿Cómo ha evolucionado la política exterior de la Unión Europea en los últimos años? ¿Cuáles han sido los principales logros? ¿Cuáles son las mayores oportunidades y los principales desafíos para la UE en un panorama que cambia rápidamente?
27/11/2020 – HR/VP Blog – During Monday’s Foreign Affairs Council with Development Ministers, we focused on the growing levels of debt that emerging and developing countries are facing due to the economic impact of the pandemic. We must tackle this problem in the coming months to avoid a serious rise in global poverty and inequality.
How has the European Union’s foreign policy evolved in the last years? What have been the main achievements? What are the biggest opportunities and the main challenges for the EU in a rapidly changing landscape?
Come si è evoluta la politica estera dell'Unione Europea negli ultimi anni? Quali sono stati i principali risultati? Quali sono le maggiori opportunità e le principali sfide per l'UE in un panorama in rapido cambiamento?
Comment la politique étrangère de l'Union européenne a-t-elle évolué ces dernières années ? Quelles ont été les principales réalisations ? Quelles sont les plus grandes opportunités et les principaux défis pour l'UE dans un paysage qui évolue rapidement ?