Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago

About the EU Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago

10/05/2016 - 15:18
About us - structure and organisation

This is the EU Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago — what it does, how it is organised, and what it hopes to achieve.

The Delegation of the European Union in Trinidad and Tobago is part of the European Union External Service, and is one of the 140 Delegations around the world. The Delegation has the status of a diplomatic mission and officially represents the European Union (EU) in Trinidad and Tobago.

The main responsibilities of the Delegation can be summarized as follows:

•Representation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago;

•Follow up of bilateral relations in the areas of political, economic, trade and development cooperation, including through a formal political dialogue;

•Follow up of EU policies in all sectors;

•Promotion of and defending the values and interests of the EU;

•Collaboration with the EU Member States’ Embassies and coordination in the fields of EU competences;

•Carrying out Common Foreign and Security Policy demarches;

•Reporting back to Headquarters on all matters of interest for EU policies;

•Ensuring the multi-annual programming of development aid and the management of development programs and projects;

•Carrying out press and public diplomacy activities in pursuit of all the above.

NOTE: Ambassador Biesebroek's term as  EU Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago ended on August 31st, 2020.  This section will be updated as soon as the new Head of Delegation is in place.

 

 

 

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