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EU, France, Australia and NZ launch a Pacific initiative

Friday, 28 September 2018, 1:20 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

EU, France, Australia and New Zealand launch a Pacific initiative for biodiversity, climate change and resilience The joint initiative, worth €21 million (FJD 51.5 million), was launched during yesterday's One Planet Summit in New York. Less than ... More >>

NZ joins Alliance shut down global trade in torture tools

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:09 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

At a Ministerial meeting in New York on Monday, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument - such as a binding convention - to stop the trade in instruments for torture and ... More >>

European Commissioner brings additional support to Vanuatu

Friday, 3 June 2016, 11:04 am | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, visited Vanuatu today in a joint mission with New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hon. Murray McCully, and Minister of Climate Change Issues, Hon. Paula ... More >>

Declaration by Catherine Ashton

Monday, 10 December 2012, 9:57 am | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Today, on 10 December, we celebrate Human Rights Day. Standing up for Human Rights, democracy and the rule of law is the silver thread that runs through EU external relations. More >>

EC President Barroso's speech to NZEBC

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 10:23 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

EC President José Manuel Barroso Barroso delivered a speech hosted by the New Zealand - Europe Business Council in his honour in Auckland today. Honourable Ministers, Your Worship the Mayor of Auckland, Madame President Monique Surges, CEO of the New ... More >>

EC President Barroso 2011 Europa Lecture at Akld University

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 5:57 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Tena koutou, Tena koutou, Tena koutou, katoa, Good morning. Thank you to all of you for giving me such a warm welcome here today. It is a pleasure to be here to deliver this Europa Lecture and I thank the Europe Institute of the University of Auckland ... More >>

Climate Action Commissioner Hedegaard visits NZ

Saturday, 3 September 2011, 11:33 am | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

The European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard is visiting New Zealand for the Pacific Island Forum, for meetings with the New Zealand Minister for Climate Change Issues and the Environment, the Honourable Nick Smith, and other NZ Members ... More >>

Visit of European Commission President Barroso to NZ

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 8:24 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

The President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso will visit Australia from 4-7 September and New Zealand from 7-9 September. Ahead of the visit, President Barroso said: "I look forward to a very constructive and substantive visit to two ... More >>

Statement by the High Representative on Libya

Monday, 21 March 2011, 10:06 am | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, made today the following statement: More >>

EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht travels to New Zealand

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 2:55 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will make a key visit to Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea between 13 and 21 March 2011. In Australia and New Zealand the Commissioner will discuss issues of common concern such as trade rules ... More >>

Statement on the International Women's Day

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 11:17 am | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

"Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of International's Women Day. For the past century, this important occasion has marked the economic, social, political and cultural achievements of women around the world. Women have struggled throughout history for ... More >>

NZ opens its doors to European raw milk cheeses

Friday, 11 June 2010, 9:43 am | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Next week, New Zealanders will be able to start enjoying samples of European unpasteurised cheeses - also known as raw milk cheeses . More >>

EU Clinching Deal on Climate Financing

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:47 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

The EU Heads of State and Government meeting on 30 October agreed on a number of important measures including on climate financing in preparation for the Copenhagen Summit, the continued implementation of economic stimulus measures with a strong ... More >>

Commissioner McCreevy Farewells NZ, Australia

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:42 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

During his trip to the Antipodes, Commissioner McCreevy presented a speech to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce on the EU Single Market in which he noted that the European Union and New Zealand bilateral trading relationship is very important, "amounting ... More >>

Lord Patten: Europe 20 Years After Berlin Wall

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:29 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Rt. Hon. Lord Christopher Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford University and former UK Minister, Governor of Hong Kong and European Commissioner, visited New Zealand 27 October - 9 November as guest of the EU Centres Network. He spoke in the ... More >>

EU and U.S. Summit Focuses on Climate Change

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:27 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Climate was the most important issue during this week's summit between the European Union and the United States. Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, representing the EU Presidency, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and EU High ... More >>

European Commission's Economic Forecast

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:23 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

The European Commission's autumn forecast projects that the EU economy will emerge from recession in the second half of this year, although for 2009 as a whole GDP is still set to fall by some 4 per cent. A gradual recovery is expected with GDP ... More >>

EU Requests WTO Panel: Chinese Export Restrictions

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:21 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

The EU has requested the establishment of a WTO panel on Chinese export restrictions on a number of key raw materials. European industries have raised concerns for a number of years on export restrictions – quotas, export duties and minimum export ... More >>

EU Gives €200m to Support Energy in ACP Countries

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:17 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

On 4 November the European Commission announced the launch of a second phase of the African, Caribbean & Pacific / European Union (ACP-EU) Energy Facility under the 10thEuropean Development Fund (EDF) for the period 2009-2013. Following a first successful ... More >>

Karel de Gucht Visits Cuba

Monday, 9 November 2009, 3:13 pm | Delegation of the European Commission to NZ

Development Commissioner Karel De Gucht visited Cuba on 3 November, and argued for a “strengthening” of economic ties between the EU and Cuba, at the inauguration of the first European pavilion in eight years at the International Trade Fair in ... More >>

 

 

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