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Date: 10-12 May 2016
Time: 08:30-20:30
Venue: Melia Hotel, 44 Ly Thuong Kiet Str., Hanoi 001235, Vietnam

The ASEAN-EU Science, Technology and Innovation Days 2016 (ASEAN-EU STI Days) is a dynamic forum style event, initiated by the EU Research Programme funded INCO-NET project: SEA-EU-NET II.

The Geneva talks between the parties to the Syrian conflict are the essential path to a transitional political process that will restore peace to this war-ravaged country and hope to its people.  The EU has full confidence in the UN and its Special Envoy, Staffan de Mistura, to conduct this process.


Les pourparlers de Genève entre les parties au conflit syrien constituent la principale voie vers un processus politique de transition qui permettra le retour à la paix dans ce pays ravagé par la guerre et redonnera l'espoir à ses citoyens. L’Union européenne a pleinement confiance dans les Nations unies et son envoyé spécial, M. Staffan de Mistura, pour mener à bien ce processus.


Brussels, 22 April 2016 European Commission - Statement "On Sunday 24 April 2016, it will be exactly three years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a tragic event that claimed more than 1,100 lives.

On 21 April the UN Human Rights Committee published an opinion on the complaint submitted by Mr Azimjon Askarov, the human rights defender imprisoned in the Kyrgyz Republic since 2010. It concluded that Mr Askarov's human rights were violated under a number of articles of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In light of this, the European Union expects the Kyrgyz Republic to fully implement the recommendations of the Human Rights Committee.


Le 21 avril, le Comité des droits de l’homme des Nations unies a publié un avis sur la plainte déposée par M. Azimjon Askarov, défenseur des droits de l’homme incarcéré en République kirghize depuis 2010. Il a conclu dans cet avis que les droits humains de M. Askarov ont été violés au regard de plusieurs articles du Pacte international relatif aux droits civils et politiques. Dans ces conditions, l’Union européenne attend de la République kirghize qu'elle mette pleinement en œuvre les recommandations du Comité des droits de l’homme.


AЕПТ9 2016 оны 4-р сарын 21-22-нд Улаанбаатар хотноо зохион байгуулагдлаа. Ази-Европын парламентын түншлэлийн (AЕПТ) уулзалт нь Ази-Европын түншлэлийн үйл явцын хэсэг юм.

9th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership Meeting (ASEP9)

The ASEP9 took place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on April 21-22, 2016.

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.