Speech by the High Representative/ Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the International High-Level Conference: Achieving Gender Equality – Challenges and Opportunities in the European Neighbourhood Policy
After visiting Ukraine, High Representative Federica Mogherini was in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Tuesday. The visit involved meetings with President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. She also met with the Chairman of the Parliament David Usupashvili and leaders of the parliamentary factions, as well as with civil society. Georgia is one of the six partner countries of the Eastern Partnership and signatory of the Association Agreement/Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with the European Union.
Thank you very much. It is really a pleasure for me to be here in Tbilisi for my first official visit. I am afraid I didn't bring the sun from Brussels but still it's wonderful to be welcomed so warmly in this beautiful city, in this beautiful country.
Les élections législatives qui se sont déroulées le 8 novembre 2015 au Myanmar marquent pour ce pays une étape historique sur la voie de la démocratie. Pour la première fois depuis des décennies, tous les principaux partis politiques ont participé aux élections de manière généralement calme, pacifique et organisée dans tout le pays. Le taux de participation impressionnant enregistré le jour du scrutin témoigne de l'attachement des élections du Myanmar à la poursuite de la démocratisation du pays.
Federica Mogherini was in Kyiv on Monday 9 November for talks with political leaders and civil society groups in Ukraine. During her visit she also met representatives of the Crimean Tatars. Speaking to the press after meeting President Petro Poroshenko she said that the situation in Ukraine remained top of the EU agenda despite the other challenges the EU was facing with migration, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. She also reaffirmed that the implementation of the Minsk agreements by all sides was an absolute priority.