On 9 June, EU Ambassador to the UK João Vale de Almeida opened a discussion on the opportunities for EU-UK cooperation in foreign policy with Tom Tugendhat MP, Chairman of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, and David McAllister MEP, Chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The European Union’s (EU) humanitarian aid arm, European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) has committed 1,000,000 € (EUR) (USD $1,2 million) through World Health Organization (WHO) to strengthen COVID-19 response in Timor-Leste further
A virtual seminar taking place on 17 June that will present a report prepared in relation to the project “Overview of EU actions in the Arctic and their impact”. The study considers a broad range of ways in which EU policies affect the Arctic and influence the EU’s environmental footprint and economic presence in the region.
The EU is increasing the scope of its funding for measures in the fields of asylum and migration, integrated border management and internal security, so as to address growing challenges in these policy areas.
The Council today adopted three sectoral proposals for the funding of home affairs policies, under the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework (MFF). The texts now need to be adopted by the European Parliament.