The European Union exercises maximum diplomacy with everybody during crises. This is the natural role of the EU in support of peace, security and democracy, said the High Representative Federica Mogherini following the Foreign Affairs Council on Monday.
The Foreign Affairs Council discussed pressing issues on the international agenda. The High Representative and foreign ministers followed-up on their discussion on Syria at the last Foreign Affairs Council in October, and recalled their commitment to halt arms exports to Turkey. They also noted the adoption of the framework for sanctions in response to Turkey's illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The European Union congratulates Rafael Mariano Grossi of Argentina on his appointment as the new Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
IAEA plays a crucial role in upholding nuclear safety and security, a rules-based global order, effective multilateralism, and implementation of public international law, as well as in monitoring and verifying Iran’s nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA).
Digital cooperation was high on the EU's agenda at this year's United Nations General Assembly in New York. For EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, the focus was on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS), as well as promoting multilateral cooperation in this field and using digital technologies for mediation.
The CSDP Annual Report provides an overview of how EU CSDP Operations & Missions delivered on three priorities - stabilising our region, contributing to the resilience of partner countries and enhancing our responsiveness in all phases of the conflict cycle.
In the rapidly changing world of technology, Palestinian judges need to be fully updated so they can better handle cybercrime cases and electronic evidence with integrity and fairness. EUPOL COPPS advisers are helping the judges to raise their capabilities so they can cope with the new realities of the cyber-world.