The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission, was pleased to welcome Dr Amal Al Qubaisi on 25 April 2016 on the occasion of her visit to Brussels. Sulaiman Al Mazroui, UAE Ambassador to the EU, Abdulaziz Al Zaabi and Dr Saeed Al Mutawa, Members of the FNC, as well as Abdulrahman Ali Humaid Saeed Al Shamsi, assistant secretary general of the FNC, were members of the UAE delegation.
The first Inter-Arab Nuclear Detection and Response Exercise FALCON, aiming at promoting regional approaches in matters of nuclear detection and crisis response was hosted in Abu Dhabi between 23 and 25 February 2016.
EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr Miguel Arias Cañete represented the EU at the 6th IRENA General Assembly in Abu Dhabi on 16-17 January, chaired by the Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr El-Markaby. Over 1,500 delegates and observers attended the Assembly and side meetings.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation was the guest of honour of a special meeting, jointly organised by Patrizio Fondi, Ambassador of the European Union, and Frank Mollen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, to which all the EU Ambassadors accredited to the UAE attended on 14 January.
The European Union and the League of Arab States representatives met on 24-25 November 2015 in Brussels.
On this occasion, the EU and LAS officially launched the Strategic Dialogue between both organisations, and the fourth meeting of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) and the League of Arab States Permanent Representatives took place.