In 2021, the European Union and the African Union will hold their next Summit to discuss
the renewal of the Europe - Africa partnership. This political, economic and development partnership is built on human relations involving civil society and citizens. To feed into the reflection in the run-up to the Summit, over 20 representatives coming from different segments of the African diaspora (business, academia, students, art scene, etc.), met with diplomats from EU Member States and EU institutions at the Café Congo in Brussels on the 9th October 2020.
The European Economic and Trade Office (EETO), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the EU Member States offices in Taiwan, and the EU Centre in Taiwan jointly cleaned the Wanlin beachside in New Taipei City on 17 October 2020.
International cooperation is critical as the world wrestles with the impact of Covid 19. In this exclusive panel discussion, European Ambassadors reflect on the state of global affairs. What is the role of middle powers such as Australia and the EU, and can multilateralism survive emerging regional tensions?
The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have put forward a Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning implementation of sanctions against serious human rights violations and abuses worldwide.
As announced by the President Ursula von der Leyen at the State of the European Union, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have today put forward a Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning implementation of restrictive measures (sanctions) against serious human rights violations and abuses worldwide.
The European Union welcomes the joint announcement of a humanitarian ceasefire by Armenia and Azerbaijan, scheduled to start at 00.00 hrs (local time) last night, following the mediation efforts by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, in coordination with the other OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs. The EU deplores that, unfortunately, violations continue, with reported fighting in and around Nagorno Karabakh. This leads to more civilian suffering. It aggravates the conflict between States and respective societies, rendering the healing of wounds even more difficult.