The European Union signed a first ever bilateral agreement with Cuba and confirmed its strong support for peace process in Colombia, by establishing a dedicated Trust Fund, on Monday in Brussels, where High Representative Federica Mogherini gathered the EU Foreign Ministers for the last regular meeting of this year.
The EU and its Member States present in Kabul, Australia, Canada and Norway call for a fair and transparent official investigation as regards reports of gross human rights’ violations and abuses against Mr Ahmad Ishchi as well as concerning the allegations made against the 1st Vice President, General Abdul Rashid Dostum.
The Europe House was switched on into Green Light today by HE Leo Faber, Ambassador of the European Union to Lao PDR witnessed by diplomatic corps from the EU Member States' Embassies and government officials to highlight the 1st Anniversary of Paris Agreement and achievements reached since it was adopted on 12 December 2015 at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Paris.
Prof Unnur Valdimarsdóttir from the University of Iceland was awarded a 2 million Euro Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). She will be the fourth ever ERC grantee based in Iceland and will carry our pioneering research on significant life stress and health.