The 9th EU-Cambodia Joint Committee was held in Phnom Penh, capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia, on 4 May 2016 and was preceded by subgroups on development cooperation, on institution building, administrative reform, legal and judicial reform, governance and human rights, and on trade. The Joint Committee was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Ouch Borith, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia and by Mr. Ugo Astuto, Deputy Managing Director, Asia and Pacific of the European External Action Service.
The EU’s external policies, strategies, instruments and missions to support stability, promote human rights and democracy, seek to spread prosperity and support the enforcement of the rule of law and good governance.
The EU is active in a wide range of topics, from human rights to transport and trade. A list of topics which summarise what the EU does in a specific area, useful links to relevant bodies, laws and documents.
The European Union has proven to be a reliable and consistent supporter of a free, independent and prosperous South Sudan, committed to universal values such as democracy, rule of law and human rights.
South Sudan gained independence in July 2011, and with it came ambitious plans to build the foundations of the world's newest state. The EU rallied behind the country's state- and nation-building efforts through significant diplomatic, political, humanitarian and developmental support.
Since the creation of the so-called Schengen Zone travel between EU countries has become much easier. Quality, diversity, and opportunity are among the many benefits of European higher education institutions.