The 12th EU-China Joint Steering Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation took place in Beijing on 30 October 2015 under the co-chairmanship of the European Commission Director General for Research and Innovation Robert-Jan Smits and the Chinese Vice Minister for Science and Technology Cao Jianlin.
The 2015 EU-SADC Ministerial dialogue took place 27th October in Luxembourg. The SADC (Southern African Development Community) comprises 15 countries  in Southern Africa, a region praised for its continued stability and economic growth.
I just had a bilateral meeting with Minister Zarif. I believe it is very important that tomorrow, here in Vienna, we will have all the relevant actors, both regionally and internationally, sitting around the same table trying to define a common space for the beginning of a political process to find a solution to the crisis in Syria.
You are invited to a background press briefing ahead of the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting. The briefing by an EEAS Senior Official will take place at the EEAS building, Rond-Point Schuman 9, on Friday 30 October at 10h00 in the press briefing room.
Since 2012, the EU-Nigeria Business Forum, a collaborative effort of the European Union and its Member States present in Nigeria, has served as a platform for private sector participants to gather essential market information, identify business opportunities and connect with key players. The theme of this year’s event, scheduled for the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites, is Unlocking Opportunities for Diversification.