As climate related natural disasters multiply, the EU increasingly mobilises its emergency services to respond to crises around the world. Full article…
In an increasingly digital and interconnected world, defending EU citizens from cyber threats is a top priority for the EU. New proposed measures aim to enhance cooperation for cybersecurity within the EU and globally, boost innovation and invest in awareness and capacity-building. In parallel, the EU and NATO are holding coordinated exercises to test their ability to respond to cyber and hybrid threats.
EU High Representative Mogherini proposes upping pressure on the DPRK regime also with new autonomous EU economic sanctions.
On 1 September 2017, the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement came into full force. The Association Agreement, including its Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), is the main tool for bringing Ukraine and the EU closer together: it promotes deeper political ties and stronger economic links, as well as respect for common European values.
Today, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, and Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, signed the EU-Australia Framework Agreement.