The Foreign Affairs Council will start with a discussion on current affairs, allowing ministers to review pressing issues on the international agenda. Under this point, the UK will raise the poisoning of Sergey and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury involving the use of nerve agent.
During her meeting with Pierre Krähenbühl, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), High Representative Federica Mogherini announced €82 million in funding for UNRWA. The money was made available in a sped-up procedure and will provide access to education for 500,000 children, primary health care for more than 3.5 million patients and assistance to over 250,000 vulnerable refugees. "Preserving UNRWA is not just a matter of humanity. It is also our strategic interest. The situation in the Middle East is extremely volatile and we can't afford even greater destabilisation", High Representative Mogherini said in her speech at the Ministerial Conference on UNRWA.
On March 15, the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian met with students from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, where he gave a lecture on the structure of further EU-regional cooperation, the organization's strategy for cooperation with Central Asian countries, trade and investment statistics, the role of Uzbekistan in providing stability in the region, and also noted the reforms carried out by the government in various spheres.
15 марта состоялась встреча Специального представителя ЕС по Центральной Азии Питера Буриана со студентами Университета мировой экономики и дипломатии, где он прочитал лекцию о структуре дальнейшего взаимодействия ЕС с регионом, стратегии организации по сотрудничеству со странами ЦА, статистике торговли и инвестиций, о роли Узбекистана в обеспечении стабильности в регионе, а также отметил реформы, проводимые правительством в различных сферах.
The third edition of the Wellington Polish Film Festival (WPFF) will be screening seven masterpieces of Polish cinema at the Roxy Cinema in Wellington from 5-8 April, as part of a worldwide celebration to commemorate Poland’s centennial of its regained independence.