To mark Capital Pride Week in Ottawa, the Delegation of the European Union to Canada, alongside a group of foreign missions, participated in the Pride Parade on 27 August. The Rainbow Flag was also raised at the EU Delegation in a show of support for the LGBTQ community.
La sélection de participants pour le 4ème Sommet de la Jeunesse Afrique - Europe et l’Initiative "Youth Plug-In" de l'UA et l'UE est en cours. Nous avons reçu 7511 candidatures éligibles de plus de 80 pays des deux continents, y compris de candidats de la diaspora diaspora. Sur ces 7511 candidats, plus de 70% ont souhaité prendre part à l'Initiative Youth Plug-In.
On Thursday 24 August, President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Muhmmad Ashraf Ghani awarded the state medal of Wazir Akbar khan to the EU Special Representative and Head of Delegation Ambassador Franz-Michael Mellbin. The medal was awarded to Ambassador Mellbin in a farwell meeting in the presidential palace attended by the Ambassadors of EU Members States present in Afghanistan. The medal was awarded to Ambassador Mellbin for his four years of service as the EU Special Representative in Afghanistan and his contribution in Afghanistan's development.