On 14 June student delegates from five Uruguayan schools with links to EU Member States and patients from the Teleton Foundation met at the EU Delegation to Uruguay to prepare the 6th Teleton Friends Day.
Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, met today with Hong Kong Chief Executive, Carrie Lam.
Frederica Mogherini and Carrie Lam discussed the excellent relations between the EU and Hong Kong in the areas as trade, financial services, research and innovation. They also had exchanges on respective approaches to EU-Asia connectivity and regional issues, as well as the rule of law and respect for fundamental freedoms.
The new primary school textbooks are the culmination of a process which included extensive consultations by the Ministry of Education, with support from the EU, with over 4000 stakeholders, including a large number of community representatives and young people.
On 14 June, the Council transposed into EU law sanctions adopted by the United Nations on 7 June, imposing a travel ban and an asset freeze on six human traffickers and smugglers operating in Libya, four of Libyan nationality and two of Eritrean nationality. The individuals targeted by the sanctions are key figures in human trafficking and migrant smuggling activities in and around Libya.
Podgorica, 13 June - Roma community members are more discriminated than the rest of the Montenegrin population, in all areas of life – in education, employment, health, housing - and that gap needs to be bridged, by both local and national authorities, Katarína Mathernová, Deputy Director General at DG NEAR, stated at the opening of the seminar “Inclusive Society: Improving the Socio-Economic Position of Roma and Egyptians in Montenegro" held in Podgorica.