The first negotiating round took place in Brussels from 20-21 September 2016. The round included discussions on trade in goods, rules of origin, sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures, technical barriers to trade (TBT), customs and trade facilitation, government procurement, services and investment, intellectual property rights (including geographical indications), competition, trade and sustainable development, trade remedies, dispute settlement, and economic cooperation.
In response to widespread flooding that has hit several parts of Myanmar since late July, the European Union (EU) is providing 200 000 EUR (more than 280,000,000 MMK) in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected communities.
The 4th Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture commodity markets and prices took place at FAO in Rome on 3 October 2016 followed by the 71st Session of the Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP 71) from 4 - 6 October 2016.
El siguiente es el texto de la declaración de la Alta Representante de la Unión Europea para Asuntos Exteriores y Política de Seguridad y Vicepresidenta de la Comisión Europea, Federica Mogherini, a propósito del resultado del plebiscito por el Acuerdo de Paz en Colombia.