The EU and the UN are increasing cooperation to promote women's meaningful participation in all roles and areas of expertise (civilian, military, police) at all levels in UN peacekeeping and EU crisis management missions and operations, as well as in peace processes.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/11/2019
Digital cooperation was high on the EU's agenda at this year's United Nations General Assembly in New York. For EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, the focus was on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS), as well as promoting multilateral cooperation in this field and using
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/10/2019
The third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice- Three years on, looking forward” looks at the progress achieved over the past three years, since the presentation of the Global Strategy in June 2016, in five priority areas-
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 14/06/2019
The Council adopted conclusions on women, peace and security (WPS). The Council recalls the commitments of the European Union and its member states to the full implementation of the WPS agenda, which consists of UN security council resolution 1325 and its follow-up resolutions, ensuring that it is
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 10/12/2018
The European Union on Sunday strongly condemned the suspected use of illegal chemical weapons in an attack by the Syrian regime which killed at least 40 civilians in Douma, a suburb of Damascus in the Eastern Ghouta area. The EU has called for an immediate response by the international community.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 09/04/2018
On 26-27 March, EU High Representative Mogherini is in Uzbekistan to open the international Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: "Peace process, security cooperation and regional connectivity". The conference brings together Afghanistan, the five Central Asian countries, the United Nations
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/03/2018
Any action that would undermine efforts towards a two-State solution in the Middle East must be avoided, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Brussels on 5 December. The crisis in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal were also on the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/12/2017
The European Union is a world leader in addressing the threat of mines, committing 600 million Euros to support mine action worldwide between 2012 and 2016, notably in Chad, Colombia, Croatia, Iraq, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Myanmar, Syria and Ukraine.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 01/12/2017