Although separated by 14,000 kilometres, the two continents closely collaborate in dozens of projects aiming to bring solutions to major real-world challenges. EU Horizon2020 programme has invested approximately €5,9 million in Australian research and innovation
This year's International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is dedicated to Indigenous Peoples’ Languages. Around 5,000 of the 7,000 languages spoken in the world are indigenous, and one of them dies every two weeks. The EU invests €500 million every year on education programmes to revitalize these ancient communication tools in 60 countries across the world.
On 8 August 2019, the Council appointed Johann Sattler as EU Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He will also take over the role of the Head of the European Union's Delegation in Sarajevo.