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Press Releases

EEAS: High Representative Josep Borrell announces senior appointments

Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, announced today senior appointments in the European External Action Service (EEAS). Mr Brian GLYNN was appointed as Managing Director for the Americas. He was previously Director for the Americas and Special Envoy of the Government of Ireland within the Department of For...
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Biden’s presidency begins: a fresh start for the US but also for transatlantic relations

22/01/2020 – HR/VP blog – The inauguration of Joe Biden opens a welcome new chapter in EU-US relations. As President Biden has signalled, there is much to repair and rebuild, both at home and abroad. But this is above all a moment of opportunity. We as EU are ready to revive our partnership, which is so important at a time of tumultuous global change. ...
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EASPD: Luk Zelderloo assumes presidency of Social Services Europe

On the 1st of January 2021, Luk Zelderloo, Secretary General of the European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) assumed the Social Services Europe Presidency for the next six months. Social Services Europe (SSE) brings together eight European networks of not-for-profit providers of social and health care services. Together, Social Services Europe represents more...
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European Council: Oral conclusions drawn by President Charles Michel following the video conference of the members of the European Council on 21 January 2021

Sanitary situation Leaders noted the seriousness of the situation especially in the light of the new variants. They are determined to limit the spread of the virus by adopting similar measures among the Member states. In this context, increasing our sequencing capacity is key. Borders need to stay open to ensure the functioning of the Single market, including the flow of essential goods an...
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Cuba: High Representative/Vice-President Borrell talks to Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez

At the EU-Cuba Joint Council, High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell had a fruitful discussion with Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez on overall EU-Cuba relations. This included taking stock of dialogues under the EU-Cuba Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) and future cooperation in the years ahead. In particular, they discussed the impact of US sa...
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EEAS: Vietnam: Speech on behalf of High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell at the EP debate

Speech on the human rights situation in Vietnam, in particular the case of human rights journalists Pham Chi Dung, Nguyen Tuong Thuy and Le Huu Minh Tuan, delivered by Helena Dalli, Commissioner for Equality Mr President, Honourable Members [of the European Parliament], We have repeatedly expressed to Vietnam our concerns over limitations...
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AnimalHealth Europe: Advancing the three pillars of sustainability through better livestock health and welfare: applying evidence to action plans

21 January 2021, Berlin/Brussels/Washington DC; Hosted jointly by animal medicines industry associations, experts in agro-economics, livestock sustainability, natural resource management and policy discussed the contributions of better livestock health and welfare to sustainability at a panel debate during the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture.   Under the wider banner of ‘How to feed th...
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Eropean Council: Media advisory – Press conference of the video conference of the members of the European Council, 21 January 2021

Indicative programme Thursday 21 January 18.00 Video conference of the members of the European Council TTBC Press conference by Presidents Michel and von der Leyen Arrangements for the press conference Please note that there will be no physical press conference. It can be followed via live streaming English, French, German and Portuguese interpretation available. In order to ask questi...
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EEAS: Georgia: High-Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell met with President Salome Zourabichvili

On 21 January, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, met with the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili. High Representative/Vice-President Borrell underlined the vital importance of Georgian political parties finding common ground on the current political situation. Georgia needs a fully functioning, re...
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