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EU Emergency Assessment Expert Arrives in Fiji

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 1:24 pm | European Union

Following the announcement of the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Mr. Christos Stylianides, the European Union has deployed an emergency assessment expert in Fiji to help assess the damage caused by tropical cyclone Winston ... More >>

EU and Tonga sign the short-stay visa waiver agreement

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 5:28 pm | European Union

On 20 November 2015 the EU signed the short-stay visa waiver Agreement with the Kingdom of Tonga. More >>

Restrictive measures against actions threatening Ukraine

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 2:27 pm | European Union

In line with the statement by EU Heads of State or Government on 6 March, the Council has today adopted EU restrictive measures against persons responsible for actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence ... More >>

Statement by EU High Representative after talks with Iran

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 1:18 pm | European Union

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following the E3+3 talks with Iran, Almaty, 27 February More >>

Declaration by EU HRVP Ashton on the nuclear test by the DPR

Wednesday, 13 February 2013, 11:07 am | European Union

Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on the nuclear test by the DPRK More >>

Senior EU diplomat concludes visit to New Zealand

Saturday, 10 November 2012, 10:35 am | European Union

Helga Schmid , Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs in the EU's European External Action Service, has concluded her visit to New Zealand, from 8-9 November. More >>

European Union to co-host Pacific Energy Summit

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 6:58 pm | European Union

The European Union is pleased to co-host the Pacific Energy Summit with New Zealand in April 2013. Addressing the effects of climate change is a key priority for the EU in this region. More >>

European Union and New Zealand enhance their cooperation

Thursday, 19 April 2012, 10:56 am | European Union

EU MEDIA RELEASE : The European Union and New Zealand enhance their cooperation on crisis management The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton , and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand, Murray ... More >>

EU action on the escalation of violent repression in Syria

Friday, 19 August 2011, 5:11 pm | European Union

EU High Representative Catherine Ashton statement on EU action following the escalation of violent repression in Syria More >>

Earthquake aftermath: the European Commission

Monday, 28 February 2011, 12:53 pm | European Union

Upon New Zealand's request, the Civil Protection Mechanism of the European Union has been activated today. It will coordinate European assistance to New Zealand which suffered from a devastating earthquake on February 22. The 31 states that participate ... More >>

European Union on the elections in Burma/Myanmar

Monday, 8 November 2010, 12:30 pm | European Union

Declaration by the High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on the elections in Burma/Myanmar More >>

EU calls on trading partners

Monday, 31 May 2010, 5:23 pm | European Union

Almost 280 trade restrictive measures have been put in place by the European Union's major trade partners during the economic crisis over the last 18 months according to a new report published today by the European Commission. Contrary to the G20 commitment, ... More >>

EU Aid Chief To Visit Haiti

Thursday, 21 January 2010, 4:01 pm | European Union

European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid Karel De Gucht will arrive in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday evening before travelling to Haiti on Thursday morning. More >>

EU: Averting dangerous climate change

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 11:18 am | European Union

The European Commission underlines the crucial importance of reaching a global, ambitious and comprehensive climate agreement at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen on 7-18 December. More >>

International Human Rights Day

Thursday, 11 December 2008, 2:18 pm | European Union

This year's International Human Rights Day is of special significance as it marks the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which represented the first step in establishing a comprehensive international framework ... More >>

Input in the Carbon Capture and Storage Debate

Tuesday, 23 September 2008, 8:14 pm | European Union

Energy Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, welcomed today the report "CCS: Assessing the Economics" which was presented to him today by its authors, McKinsey & Company. "Early effective demonstration of technological viability of Carbon Capture and Storage ... More >>

EU Council Conclusions On The Situation In Georgia

Friday, 15 August 2008, 11:16 am | European Union

"Military action of this kind is not a solution. This war has caused the loss of many human lives, inflicted suffering on the population, resulted in substantial material damage and further increased the number of displaced persons and refugees." More >>

EU Aid For Those Caught In Georgia/Russia Conflict

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 11:54 am | European Union

""The European Commission is extremely concerned about the fighting and deplores the loss of lives and the human suffering it causes. We call for an immediate end of hostilities. Thousands of civilians, women and children are caught up in the fighting." More >>

EU Declaration On Execution Of 29 People In Iran

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 3:20 am | European Union

The EU condemns in the strongest terms the 29 simultaneous executions which took place in Iran, on Sunday 27 July 2008. The Iranian regime's action of staging these executions and making them the focus of media attention is an affront to human dignity. More >>

EU's Andean Assistance On Integration, Drugs Fight

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 1:48 am | European Union

Improving the fight against illicit drugs in the Andean Community has a direct impact on us by preventing these drugs from being sold in Europe. The EU alone has forecasted €50m until 2013 for regional cohesion of the Andean Community. More >>





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