On 18 January, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, met with President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu. Josep Borrell reaffirmed the commitment of the EU to strengthen political association and economic
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 18/01/2021
Belle Mare is a small village situated on the eastern coastal side of the island of Mauritius. Residents are mainly small planters highly vulnerable to a high incidence of pests and disease due to climatic conditions such as high temperature and humidity. They also face the challenge of climate
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to MAURITIUS AND SEYCHELLES - Publication date: 18/01/2021
In response to severe flooding that submerged large parts of eastern Malaysia, the European Union is providing €60,000 (nearly 300,000 Malaysian ringgit) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected communities.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to MALAYSIA - Publication date: 18/01/2021
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) delivered a two-day training (14-15 January) in Suva on understanding trafficking of human beings to officers from various government Ministries who are members of the National Human Trafficking Working Group.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the PACIFIC ISLANDS - Publication date: 17/01/2021
Israel's latest decision to advance plans for the approval and construction of almost 800 new settlement units in the West Bank, is contrary to international law and further undermines the prospects of a viable two-state solution. The EU also reiterates its call on the government of Israel to
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/01/2021
On Friday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas enacted a decree-law on holding legislative, presidential and National Council elections in the coming months starting with legislative elections on 22 May. This is a welcome development as participative, representative and accountable democratic
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/01/2021
Languages: العربية Today the Council of the European Union decided to impose targeted restrictive measures on Faysal Meqdad, who was recently appointed minister of Foreign Affairs of Syria. Ten years ago the Syrian people’s peaceful demands for freedom, bread and social justice have been faced with
Author: Press and information team - SYRIA - Publication date: 16/01/2021
The Council today decided to add Faisal Mekdad to the list of persons subject to EU restrictive measures on Syria, in light of his recent appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs. This decision brings to 289 the total number of persons targeted by a travel ban and an asset freeze. 70 entities are
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/01/2021