The Andean Community was founded in 1969 and, after the withdrawal of Venezuela in 2006, currently comprises four countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
A strategic partnership between the EU and UN Women has been reconfirmed.
Heads of state and government from the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean will meet in Brussels on 10 and 11 June to discuss ways to deepen their ties.
The second EU-CELAC / 8th EU-LAC summit will be held in Brussels on 10-11 June 2015 under the theme: "Shaping our common future: working for prosperous, cohesive and sustainable societies for our citizens".
EU High Representative Ashton gave a keynote address to EU Heads of Delegation and Heads of Mission who came together in Brussels for their annual conference from 1-5 September.
Josep Borrell takes office as the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission (HR/VP).
European Union External Action