The signing of the Paris Agreement in New York on Friday 22 April 2016 will be a historic event and an important step towards implementing the world's first global climate deal. HRVP Federica Mogherini and Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete issued a joint op-ed on the EU's ambitious action against climate change.
International NGO ‘Internews’ hosted the project launch event for the project entitled “Media for improved reporting on the environment and natural resources in Central Asia” financed by the European Union and implemented by Internews.
Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, has appointed Ms. Birgitte Nygaard Markussen as the new Director, Deputy Managing Director for Africa and Mr. Luc Devigne as the new Director, Deputy Managing Director Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia and OSCE at the European External Action Service (EEAS).
Today marks Mother Earth Day – this occasion coincides with the signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York, a historic event and an important step towards implementing the world's first global climate deal. A record number of countries is expected to attend.
In a joint article, the EU High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini and EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete continued to say: