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Now that Da'esh has been territorially defeated, the EU wants to help the Iraqis achieve their aims of reconstructing their country, putting citizens at the core of the project. Co-chairing the Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq in Kuwait on 13 February 2018, EU High Representative Mogherini emphasised the EU’s strong commitment to invest in rebuilding infrastructure, but also Iraq's institutions, social systems and communities, and announced an additional EUR 400 million in humanitarian, development and stabilisation aid.
EU cooperation in the field of defence is advancing fast, creating new opportunities to innovate, create jobs and increase the security of our continent. Speaking at an event organised by the think tank Italia Decide in Rome on 12 February 2018, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini highlighted how the European approach of deepening cooperation across the board and taking a comprehensive approach to security showed an ambition which matched today's challenges.
Space is known as the final frontier, and it is for Europe too. With the opening of the 10th Conference on Space Policy, European space leaders gather on 23-24 January at the prestigious palais d'Egmont, home of the Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It will be the opportunity for EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to sign with the Director of the European Space Agency (ESA), Johann Woerner, an ambitious agreement on the Cooperation between EU SatCen and ESA related to Data Access, the security dimension of Copernicus and Image Information Mining.
The European Union is committed to continue to deliver strong support to the peace process in Colombia, together with the United Nations, using political and diplomatic means but also by supporting human rights defenders and investing in rural reform, the reincorporation of ex-guerrillas into civilian life, crime prevention and justice.