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Factsheet: EU-Canada relations

Canada is one of the EU’s closest partners. Respect for democratic principles, human rights and fundamental freedoms and a commitment to the rules-based international order underpin this relationship. In 2016, the EU and Canada signed the Strategic Partnership Agreement and Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, lifting the relationship to a new level. The EU and Canada are also close partners in the framework of the G7 and G20.

Press Release: EU and Peru hold high level bilateral consultations

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Press Release: “Joint Elements” from the 4th EU-Japan Cyber Dialogue – 11 June 2019

On the occasion of the fourth meeting of the EU-Japan Cyber Dialogue in Brussels on 11 June 2019, the European Union (EU) and Japan confirmed their partnership in favour of an open, free, fair, stable and secure cyberspace that fosters social and economic growth and in which human rights and fundamental freedoms are respected.

Press Release: Joint Elements Statement on the Sixth EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue

On May 24, 2019, the United States hosted the European Union for the sixth U.S.-EU Cyber Dialogue in Washington, DC. Robert Strayer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications Information Policy, U.S. Department of State, and Rory Domm, Acting Head of Division for Security and Defence Policy, European External Action Service, co-chaired the dialogue.  U.S. Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Commerce, and European Commission DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology and DG Migration and Home Affairs joined the U.S.-EU Cyber Dialogue. A number of EU Member States took part as observers.

The statement was released by the Government of the United States of America and the European Union following the sixth U.S.-EU Cyber Dialogue.

Press Release: Europe-China Initiative Marks World Environment Day with Pilot Resilience Projects

Europe-China initiative marks World Environment Day by inaugurating multiple pilot resilience projects in Zhuhai city in southern China’s Guangdong province. The effort represents EC-Link’s ongoing initiative to build an EU-CHINA platform on resilient city development.

Press Release: Federica Mogherini holds a number of bilaterals in Singapore

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, this weekend attended the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, where she also held a number of bilateral meetings with interlocutors from all over the world.

Press Release: EU Climate Diplomacy Week 2019 – No time to lose in the fight against climate change

Last year’s special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C warns us about the serious and partly irreversible consequences that would arise from exceeding this threshold. It is just half a degree away from where we are now, yet we are headed for much higher temperature increase. This is well past what the ecosystems and humanity can tolerate and would eventually leave vast parts of our planet uninhabitable.

Press Release: The EU and Fiji stepping up cooperation

The European Union (EU) and Fiji held their fourth High Level Political Dialogue under article 8 of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP)  EU Partnership (Cotonou) Agreement in Brussels, Belgium, on 20 May 2019 under the co-chairmanship of Fiji’s Foreign Minister H.E. Inia Seruiratu and EEAS Managing Director for Asia and the Pacific, Gunnar Wiegand. 

Press Release: EU and Ecuador hold bilateral consultation

The fifth meeting of the EU-Ecuador Bilateral Consultation Mechanism was held in Brussels on 14 May. During the meeting, both parties expressed satisfaction with the positive evolution and the intensification of the bilateral relationship between Ecuador and the European Union in its various dimensions.

Speech: HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the High-level conference for the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership

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Joint Communication: EU and Central Asia – New opportunities for a stronger partnership

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Press Release: First Joint Committee under the European Union-Viet Nam Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation Framework Agreement

The first meeting of Joint Committee under the Viet Nam – European Union (EU) Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation Framework Agreement (PCA) met in Ha Noi on 10 May 2019.The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam To Anh Dzung, Head of the Vietnamese Delegation, and the Director for Asia and Pacific in the European External Action Service Gunnar Wiegand, co-chaired the first meeting.

Press Release: Celebrating 10 years of the Eastern Partnership

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Press Release: #EUDefence and Security Spring Series – The EU as a security provider – tackling new threats

In recent years, the security environment has changed significantly. In addition to military challenges, the EU has seen the rise of hybrid threats on its borders. For example, cyber-attacks on government information systems or disinformation campaigns can undermine elections, aim at destabilising societies and cause serious damage. Against this background, the EU has taken action to boost its capacities as a security provider.

Press Release: National High Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Consumption for Policy Makers and Stakeholders held in Beijing, China

The National High Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Consumption for Policy Makers and Stakeholders was co-organized by SWITCH-Asia II Regional Policy Advocacy Component (RPAC) funded by the European Union and China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC) in Beijing, on 25 April 2019, with the support of Delegation of the European Union to China, Environmental Development Center of Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China.

Press release: EU and Tuvalu further strengthen bilateral relations

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UPDATED – Press Release: EU, Latin America and the Caribbean: Partnering for prosperity, democracy, resilience and global governance

Update – the factsheet on EU-LAC relations is available.

Update – the speech by HR/VP Mogherini at the EP on the Joint Communication to the EP and to the Council: EU, Latin America and the Caribbean – joining forces for a common future is available.

The European Union is strengthening its political partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean by focusing it on four priorities – prosperity, democracy, resilience and effective global governance – for common future. The vision for a stronger and modernised bi-regional partnership focused on trade, investment and sectoral cooperation is set out in a new joint communication presented by the European Commission and the High Representative. This new partnership aims at working together in changing global and regional realities that require joint efforts to address common challenges and opportunities.

Joint Statement by Federica Mogherini, Chrystia Freeland and Cecilia Malmström on the decision of the United States to further activate Title III of the Helms Burton (Libertad) Act

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Press Release: European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean: joining forces for a #CommonFuture

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Call for Projects: Paris Peace Forum

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