Delegation of the European Union
to the United Nations - New York


Press and Media

As we mark the International Criminal Justice Day, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding support towards the international criminal justice system and in particular its unwavering commitment to the International Criminal Court (ICC), as part of the EU's wider commitment to a rules-based
9 July 2019, New York- Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States by H.E. Mr. João Vale de Almeida, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, on the linkages between International Terrorism and Organised Crime at the United Nations Security Council Open
3 July 2019, New York- EU Statement-- United Nations General Assembly: Closing Meeting of the 5th Committee Second Resumed Session-- 73rd Session of the General Assembly
INSTEX, the mechanism which will facilitate trade with Iran, is now operational and its first transactions are being processed.
The world is a complex, rapidly changing and often dangerous place. The European Union believes that by working together through international cooperation, based on common rules and with effective global institutions such as the United Nations, enables the world to deal with complex issues such as
The latest Global Trends Report by the UN Refugee Agency shows that 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced in 2018 due to conflicts, crises, persecution, natural disasters and the impact of climate change. In other words, in 2018 every minute 25 people were forced to flee. And every second
Message by the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the celebration of "EU- UN 40 Years TOGETHER in Vienna"
"40 years ago, Vienna became one of the global capitals of multilateralism and international cooperation. And from the very first moment the European Union was there to work side-by-side with the UN, with its agencies and with the OSCE."
Ambassador João Vale de Almeida pledges to #StandUp4HumanRights
As a young man, Ambassador João Vale de Almeida lived under a dictatorship and police state for 17 years.  Freedom and democracy were denied to him, his family and an entire country. Now as EU Ambassador to the United Nations in New York, it is not only his duty but also his honour to #
Climate, Peace and Security The Time for Action
A 30 second round up video of Climate, peace and security conference.
"The European way is also the United Nations' way. This explains why all our actions, all our initiatives are always taken in full coordination and partnership with the UN. We believe in the UN, because we believe in the same principles, in the same values, and our communities are built
The European Union and the United Nations are natural partners. We are the world’s leading proponents and defenders of a multilateral and rules-based global governance system.
Seven years of war in Syria have taken an enormous toll on the civilian population in the country, causing one of the worst humanitarian crises the world has faced since World War II.
Editorial Sections: Africa Asia Europe and Central Asia Latin America & the Caribbean Middle East & North Africa (MENA) North America Pacific UN Rome United Nations (UN) Multilateral Relations Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros
Editorial Sections: UN New York central_med_route_us_rev1.pdf
Editorial Sections: UN New York Culture eu_emergency_trust_fund_for_africa_21-03-2018_-_us_letter_-_eu_logo.pdf
The New Literature from Europe Festival (NLE), New York City’s top European literary event, is returning to New York City, bringing leading and emerging voices from 14 different countries in conversation with some of today’s foremost authors, editors and translators. For its 14th installment, NLE