EEAS PRESS – Press Archive

The European External Action Service is the EU’s diplomatic service, and carries out the EU’s foreign and security policy.

The EU agri-food business mission to Vietnam, 10-14 July 2022

(Source: EEAS)

The European Union Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski will be visiting Vietnam from 10 to 14 July 2022, accompanied by a business delegation of 50 senior representatives from the European agri-food sector, representing mainly meat, dairy, wines, spirits, fruit and vegetable products. The purpose of this visit is to facilitate European agricultural food […]

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Remarks by H.E. Paola Amadei at the Members of Senate Workshop on the Omnibus Constitutional Bill (11th Amendment to the Constitution Bill)

(Source: EEAS)

Check against delivery!

I present my respects to His Majesty, King Letsie III, and Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate

The Right Honourable, The Prime Minister, Dr Moeketsi Majoro,

The President of the Senate, the Honourable ‘Mamonaheng Mokitimi,

The Vice-President of the Senate, the Honourable Tšepo Monethi,

The Honourable Minister for Justice and Law Adv. Lekhetho Rakuoane,

The UN […]

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Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to mark the 20th anniversary of its entry into force

(Source: EEAS)

20 years ago, the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) entered into force.

The adoption of the Rome Statute has been a major step forward in the evolution of the international legal order and a breakthrough in the global fight against impunity. The ICC is the first permanent criminal judicial […]

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HRC 50 – EU Intervention: Panel Discussion on Technical Cooperation

(Source: EEAS)

Technical cooperation on the full and effective participation of women in decision-making and in public life and on the elimination of violence, with a view to achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls

Mister Vice-President,

Under international human rights law States have the obligation to respect, protect and fulfil the […]

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European Union-ITC project Ready4Trade launched the Kazakhstan Trade Portal

(Source: EEAS)

4 July 2022, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – The new online platform provides step-by-step information on cross-border trade procedures and makes it more accessible for businesses.

The Ready4Trade Central Asia project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Trade Centre, launched a Trade Facilitation Portal in Kazakhstan to reduce the time and […]

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The EU-supported Social Work Centres in Kosovo continue aiding the most vulnerable members of the society

(Source: EEAS)

The EU Ambassador in Kosovo, Tomas Szunyog, visited today Shtime/Štimlje municipality to meet with Mayor Qemajl Aliu and see first-hand the workings of the EU-supported Social Work Centre.

Szunyog and Aliu discussed the role of municipalities in economic and social development and the employment of young people. They also visited the Municipality-run […]

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European Union supports Green Energy and Waste Recycling in Central Asia

(Source: EEAS)

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – Sixth Eurasian Business Forum “Green Energy & Waste Recycling Forum” (GEWR) kicked off today gathering over 150 government officials from Central Asia (CA), representatives of the European Union (EU), international organizations, non-governmental organizations and business.

GEWR is the largest forum in Central Asia on waste management and renewable energy, which has […]

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X EU-Mexico High Level Dialogue on Human Rights

(Source: EEAS)

On 4 July, the European Union (EU) and Mexico held the 10th session of the High Level Dialogue on Human Rights in Brussels.

The Dialogue between the EU and Mexico offers an important platform for both sides to update one another on the situation in the field, exchange information on their latest legislative initiatives and […]

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Moscow will have to choose either butter or guns

(Source: EEAS)

JDD – In an article for the JDD, the head of European diplomacy and vice-president of the Commission, Josep Borrell, explains why and how the Western sanctions adopted against Russia are more effective than one might think.

Are the sanctions against Russia useful? Yes, they are already hitting Vladimir Putin and his accomplices […]

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