Every year we celebrate World Oceans Day to remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life. In return we owe it to the ocean to take action to protect it as best we can. The EU plays an important part in ocean activism. Three years ago, together with the High Representative
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 08/06/2019
13 March 2017… A group of Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia with eight sailors on board. Less than four days later the crew was safely back on land, thanks to the EU's military operation EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta and the key support of the EU's Satellite
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 01/04/2019
For the past 10 years the EU has successfully deployed a CSDP military naval operation to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia. Today the threat of piracy has been minimised. At the same time the operation was tasked with monitoring fishing activity and reporting any illegal activity. Improved
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/12/2018
The European Union has pledged close to EUR 300 million to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources during its participation at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia. This comes on top of the EUR 550 million in commitments made by the EU in 2017, when it hosted the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/10/2018
Our Ocean, Our Legacy is the theme of this year's Our Ocean Conference, as it reflects our choices and actions to maintain the sustainability of our ocean's resources and to preserve our ocean's health. The conference will be taking place in Bali, Indonesia on 29-30 October.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/10/2018
20.-24. august var Europaparlamentets utenrikskomité (AFET) på besøk i Norge. Delegasjonen, ledet av komitéformann David McAllister (EPP), besøkte både Oslo, Bodø, Tromsø og Svalbard. Formålet med besøket var å lære mer om norsk nordområdepolitikk og å diskutere sikkerhet og forsvar i Arktis.
Author: Press and information team of the Delegation to NORWAY - Publication date: 30/08/2018
Mutual support and cooperation between the three EU Missions deployed in the Horn of Africa was discussed at the meeting between Kenneth Deane, Civilian Operations Commander and his military counterpart, Esa Pulkkinen, Director of the Military Planning and Conduct Capability on 24 May in Mogadishu.
Author: The Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) - Publication date: 30/05/2018
The EU will strengthen cooperation on security in Asia and with Asian partners, in view of the importance of the region to global stability and security and thus to European interests. Priority areas are maritime security, cyber security, counter terrorism, CSDP and peacekeeping operations, hybrid
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/05/2018