The EU and Japan have concluded negotiations on a Strategic Partnership Agreement. Complementing the new economic deal agreed in December liberalising trade, the political deal aims to facilitate common solutions to common challenges, such as climate change, energy supply and threats to security. It
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/04/2018
The European Union on Sunday strongly condemned the suspected use of illegal chemical weapons in an attack by the Syrian regime which killed at least 40 civilians in Douma, a suburb of Damascus in the Eastern Ghouta area. The EU has called for an immediate response by the international community.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 09/04/2018
On 26-27 March, EU High Representative Mogherini is in Uzbekistan to open the international Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan: "Peace process, security cooperation and regional connectivity". The conference brings together Afghanistan, the five Central Asian countries, the United Nations
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 25/03/2018
The presentation of the new Global Strategy for the EU's foreign and security policy in June 2016 kick started a process of closer cooperation amongst Member States in the field of security and defence. This subsequently led to the adoption of the so-called "defence package" which
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 19/10/2017
The EU today adopted new sanctions in response to North Korea's missile programme, aiming to pressure Pyongyang into dialogue aiming at peaceful, verifiable denuclearisation. The sanctions complement and reinforce the UN Security Council sanctions, and take effect immediately.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/10/2017
We bear a great responsibility, and have an important opportunity to show the immense potential of our European Union – as an indispensable power for peace and security, as a force for good for our citizens and for the world, High Representative Federica Mogherini tells EU Ambassadors.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 28/08/2017