On 23 October, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, and U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, met via telephone to discuss a range of issues of common interest in the context of the Transatlantic Partnership.
22/10/2020 - HR/VP blog - Last month, President Xi Jinping pledged that China would become carbon neutral by 2060. This announcement could be a tipping point in the global fight against climate change. It will accompany European efforts in the field of climate diplomacy.
On 22 October 2020, Mr. Ken Kawabata and Ms. Sugiko Imazu of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) briefed the EU Science and Technology Counsellors on Moonshot R&D Program and on their approach towards tackling COVID-19.
The EU Delegation will organise a series of nine online webinars in different policy areas ranging from green recovery to trade to public health, bringing together EU and Japanese experts to discuss the impact, policy response and EU-Japan cooperation regarding COVID-19.
How can we benefit in a sustainable way from the vast potential of the trade, human, economic, and cultural ties between Europe and Asia? And how can the links and cooperation between Asia and Europe help combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? These are some of the questions addressed by AESCON, the Asia-Europe Sustainable Connectivity Scientific Conference.
18/10/2020 - Blog HR/VP - En nuestro último Consejo de Asuntos Exteriores, hicimos un balance de nuestras relaciones con América Latina y el Caribe (LAC) en un momento en el que esta región está atravesando una dramática crisis debido al COVID-19. Ya era hora que tuviéramos un debate sobre este asunto porque últimamente la región latinoamericana no ha ocupado un lugar suficientemente importante en nuestra agenda ministerial. Es algo que debemos remediar.