I would firstly like to thank all those of you who have made this extraordinary session possible under such exceptional circumstances. It is hard to believe quite how much the world has changed since we last met. In the blink of an eye, a virus which emerged on the other side of the world has become
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/03/2020
The 17 March videoconference of the Members of the European Council endorsed the 16 March statement of the Eurogroup and invited the Eurogroup to continuously and closely monitor economic and financial developments and to adopt without delay a coordinated policy response to the rapidly evolving
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 25/03/2020
The Council is taking measures to ensure the continuity of its work in the current exceptional circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today it agreed on a temporary derogation to its Rules of Procedure to make it easier to take decisions by written procedure.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 23/03/2020
Following up on the videoconference on 10 March 2020 between European Council Members, as well as the ECB President, the Eurogroup President and the High Representative, the Eurogroup held an in-depth discussion today, together with non-Euro Area Members, on how to respond to the extraordinary human
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 16/03/2020
Languages: Русский press Category: Joint Statements Tags: Coronavirus Regions: Russia Russia Editorial Sections: Africa Angola Benin Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cameroon Central African Republic Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti DR Congo (Kinshasa) Equatorial
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 12/03/2020
1/03/2020 – University of Khartoum In a speech to the students of Khartoum University, HR/VP Josep Borrell emphasises the EU’s desire to upgrade its relationship with Africa. He also stresses the EU’s strong support for the wishes of many young people in Sudan for democratic change.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 01/03/2020
Brussels, 17 February 2020 Check against delivery! Thank you. Today we had a very intense Foreign Affairs Council, but I am happy. I am satisfied, because we managed to advance on a number of key points. First, we had a long list of points under current affairs: Sahel, Western Balkans, the
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/02/2020
Strasbourg, 13 February 2020 Delivered by Commissioner Helena Dalli on behalf of High Representative/Vice-President Borrell Check against delivery! In recent months, we have seen some serious and disturbing revelations about the exploitation of children involved in mica extraction in Madagascar
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 13/02/2020