A new customs agreement between the EU and New Zealand officially entered into force on 1 May. The agreement enables both partners to work together to prevent, investigate and combat breaches of customs rules. It paves the way for more cooperation on customs security and a safer, trade-friendly environment for businesses and consumers alike. Total trade between the EU and New Zealand in goods amounted to €8.4 billion in 2017 and trade in commercial services amounted to a further €4.4 billion in 2016. The entry into force of the agreement follows its signature in July 2017.
Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) - 2nd session
Geneva, 23 April - 4 May 2018
EU Statement on the establishment of a zone free of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems in the Middle East
The EU Delegation hosted today a side-event on the management of the full life cycle of radioactive sources. The debate focussed in particular on international cooperation, as well as the value of strong dialogue between researchers, field practitioners, operators, regulators and policy makers.
A new, two-year project supported by the European Union (EU) will increase the independence and capacity of the Prosecution Service of Georgia (PSG). It will also enhance the accountability of the PSG and empower information exchange between the government, civil society, media and public on the ongoing major reforms in the system.