From 19 to 23 September 2016, a CIVCOM delegation visited the EUMM. The delegation was led by the CIVCOM Chair Jana Kalimonova and was composed of representatives of the various EU member states. A number of officials from the EU’s External Action Service from Brussels also accompanied the group. The purpose of the visit was for CIVCOM delegates to familiarise themselves with the situation on the ground and the day-to-day work of the Mission.
Meeting ahead of the CITES COP17 in Johannesburg, Mr Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, and Dr Edna Molewa, SA Minister of Environmental Affairs, have reinforced bilateral cooperation in the area of Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development
"Europe must invest strongly in its youth, in its jobseekers, in its start-ups. The €315 billion Investment Plan for Europe has already raised €116 billion in investments in its first year of operation. And now we are going to take it global." – President Juncker, State of the Union 2016
El Enviado Especial de la Unión Europea (UE) para el proceso de paz en Colombia, Eamon Gilmore, llega este domingo a Cartagena para unirse a la misión europea que acompañará la firma histórica del Acuerdo de La Habana entre el Gobierno de Colombia y la Guerrilla de las Farc.