On 26 February the Foreign Affairs Council adopted conclusions on climate diplomacy. The Council reconfirms that the EU will continue to lead the way in the global pursuit of climate action. It also recognises the implications that climate change has for international security and stability.
The Council increased the restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) by finalising the transposition into EU law of the measures imposed by the latest UN Security Council resolution 2397 (2017).
On Friday, 23 February Somalia’s capital Mogadishu was once again the target of terrorist violence. Over 30 citizens were killed and many more injured when terrorists conducted twin attacks in the proximity of the Presidential Compound.
Supported by the Permanent Missions of the European Union, France, Italy and Uruguay, a number of
international organisations are organising a side-event to complement the annual day on the rights of
the child focusing on humanitarian settings.