Space is known as the final frontier, and it is for Europe too. With the opening of the 10th Conference on Space Policy, European space leaders gather on 23-24 January at the prestigious palais d'Egmont, home of the Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It will be the opportunity for EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to sign with the Director of the European Space Agency (ESA), Johann Woerner, an ambitious agreement on the Cooperation between EU SatCen and ESA related to Data Access, the security dimension of Copernicus and Image Information Mining.
The EU Energy Day “EU's Clean Energy Future: From Technology Development to System Integration” organised by the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network together with the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission took place January 16, 2018 within the World Future Energy Summit, in Abu Dhabi UAE.
The European Union (EU) has showcase the quality and wide variety of its agricultural food and beverage products at the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East. The EU Pavilion at SIAL Middle East has been designed to provide visitors with an innovative journey through the diverse tastes and characteristics of its agricultural products.
In 1948, after the devastating Second World War, which brought painful divisions in Europe and occupation for many European countries, the international community committed to define, promote and protect human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights that we celebrate on 10 December has enshrined these shared principles and has had a profound influence on the development of the world. But still, almost seventy years on, we are far from the full respect of these commitments all over the world, and we recognize that all states must do more in this respect.
25 November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, one of the most devastating human rights violations against women and girls around the world. Empowerment of women and girls requires vigorous efforts to bring significant changes in their lives. To this end the European Union and the United Nations have embarked on the Spotlight Initiative, a ray of light in this ongoing fight. On the International Day, the EU institutions are lit up in orange as part of the UNiTE campaign, to symbolize a brighter future without violence.