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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
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/06/2019
We have one Earth… and we all share it. Many environmental challenges are global by nature, and can only be tackled through a comprehensive approach that works far beyond the borders of the EU, like the issue of climate change. As we mark World Environment Day, Climate Diplomacy Weeks are underway
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/06/2019
EU Delegations around the world are celebrating Climate Diplomacy between 27 May to 9 June 2019, by reaching out to communities and partner organisations, highlighting positive global action and collaboration on climate change. Several events are organised with a focus on climate action in the EU
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 27/05/2019
What do the European Union and the Smurfs have in common? Both identify with the colour blue, and both care deeply about the health of our blue planet. And now they are shaking hands to clean up beaches across the world and encourage people to protect our ocean!
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/04/2019
A beautiful sunny day in Belgium saw a large crowd of people gathering on the beach at De Haan including several hundred EU colleagues with their families and friends, all for a good cause, to raise awareness around the problem of marine litter. Over 11 tonnes of garbage were collected.
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/03/2019
L’eau ne doit pas être considérée comme un bien acquis. 2,1 milliards de personnes dans le monde n’ont pas accès à l’eau potable. La Journée mondiale de l'eau est l'occasion de nous rappeler à quel point l'accès physique et abordable à un approvisionnement suffisant en eau salubre et
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 22/03/2019
In late November, the European Union Delegation to Iceland planted the first of 600 birch trees that it will plant at the Friendship Forest, near Thingvellir, 40 minutes outside Reykjavik, the site of the first Icelandic parliament more than a thousand years ago.
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/12/2018
La croissance démographique, conjuguée au changement climatique, fait de l'eau un des enjeux majeurs du XXIe siècle. L'UE s'emploie à renforcer son engagement diplomatique pour que l'eau devienne un outil de paix, et non une source de tensions. Nous devons utiliser les nombreux
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/11/2018
A #RaceToTheTop to #BeatPlasticPollution event co-hosted by the EU and the UN Environment Programme, took place on Tuesday, 25 September, during the UN General Assembly, encouraging governments around the world to follow the EU's lead and tackle this cross-border challenge. The EU is at the
Auteur: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/09/2018