The Parliament of the Republic of Moldova has met today to decide upon the formation of a government coalition.
Following the decisions taken by the Parliament and in light of the ensuing developments, the European Union calls for calm and restraint. Democratically elected representatives must find the way forward for the Republic of Moldova through dialogue.
Every year we celebrate World Oceans Day to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. In return we owe it to the ocean to take action to protect it as best we can. The EU plays an important part in ocean activism. Three years ago, together with the High Representative Federica Mogherini, the EU set out an International Ocean Governance agenda, for the future of our oceans, proposing 50 actions for safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed oceans in Europe and around the world.
On 10 March 2019 the people of Guinea Bissau expressed their sovereign will in peaceful and orderly legislative elections which were considered free and fair. Three months later, the economic situation is critical and tensions are rising while there is still no government in place.
Pursuant to the Constitution, it is the prerogative of the President to appoint, in a timely fashion, a new Prime Minister in conformity with the electoral results. Any issue with the election of the Bureau of the National Assembly should not delay the appointment of a new Prime Minister.
2-2019 Call for Contributions for the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) - Deadline for applications: 28 June 2019 at 17:00 hours (Brussels time) - Late applications will not be accepted.
Joint efforts on defence at EU level over the past few years have achieved more than in the course of previous decades, EU High Representative Mogherini recently said. Taken one by one, sticks can be broken. But when the same sticks are grouped in a bundle, they are unbreakable. Aesop's fable of the bundle of sticks is the opening metaphor of a recent paper in which EEAS Deputy Secretary-General Pedro Serrano provides an overview of recent initiatives, global challenges, opportunities and debates for the future.