From 25 February to 22 March 2019 the 40th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC40) will take place in Geneva. The EU stands united as a staunch supporter of the UN Human Rights system and will continue to actively uphold, defend and promote its values throughout 2019 as a priority of our
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to the UN in Geneva - Publication date: 22/02/2019
‘’None of the security challenges our world faces today can be effectively addressed with a purely military approach’’ High Representative / Vice-President Mogherini said taking the floor at the 55th Munich Security Conference. The European Union has made unprecedented progress in working together
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/02/2019
Scientists and politicians widely acknowledge that climate change is one of the most pressing issues, an existential threat that humanity is facing today. The Paris Agreement adopted in 2015 has set the way forward for all countries to act together in curbing climate change. These commitments must
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 15/02/2019
The International Contact Group on Venezuela held its first meeting in Montevideo on 7 February 2019 discussing the minimum conditions for a political transition process towards new Presidential elections, with all the necessary conditions and guarantees in conformity with the Constitution.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/02/2019
The European Union, together with the United Nations, will convene the Brussels III Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" on 12-14 March 2019. The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini announced it at a press conference following the EU Foreign
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 01/02/2019
In 2018, Georgia confirmed its strong commitment to political association to and economic integration with the EU, as highlighted by its government's high-level meeting with European Commissioners in November, and substantial progress in delivering on its Association Agreement commitments.
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 31/01/2019
Remembrance is an individual and collective responsibility, particularly in times when antisemitism rises again, [...] inside and outside Europe. So, more than ever, we have the duty to 'remain vigilant' against all forms of racism and discrimination, old and new, to react and to act.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/01/2019