Events

14 November 2017, New York – European Union General Statement at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee on the Draft resolution on the situation of human rights in Syria

I have the honour to speak on behalf of the EU.

The EU is appalled by the grave human rights situation in Syria.

The EU condemns the continued systematic, widespread and gross violations and abuses of human rights and all violations of international humanitarian law by all parties to this conflict, particularly the Syrian regime and...

14 November 2017, New York – European Union Statement at the introduction for action of draft resolution L.40 – Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the 72nd Session of the United Nations Third Committee

The European Union and Japan, on behalf of all co-sponsors, have the honour to address this Committee before taking action on the draft resolution entitled “Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”, contained in document L.40*.

The text...

On 8 and 9 May, High Representative/ Vice-President Federica Mogherini will be in New York City for her annual debrief to the UN Security Council, in line with the European Union’s strong commitment to multilateralism.

The United Nations remains a key partner for the European Union and an indispensable forum for tackling global challenges in partnership.

In the margins, the High Representative/Vice-President will have a number of bilateral meetings, including with UN Secretary General António Guterres; the Presidency of the...

5 May 2017, Brussels – Chair’s summary on the Meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC)

The members of the AHLC met today in Brussels, to review the Palestinian state building process and to discuss ways to improve and sustain the Palestinian economy in its effort to maintain the viability of the two-state solution.

The meeting was hosted by EU High Representative Ms. Federica Mogherini, and chaired by Norway’s Foreign Minister Mr. Børge Brende.

The AHLC stressed the importance of resolving the outstanding...

1 May 2017, New York – Statement on behalf of the Member States of the European Union by Mr. Jan De Preter, Counsellor at the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, 71st Session of the General Assembly Fifth Committee Second Resumed Session: Organisation of Work

– As delivered –

Madam Chair,

I have the honour to speak on behalf of the Member States of the EU.

The Candidate Countries Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro*, Serbia*and Albania*, the country of the Stabilisation and...

1 May 2017, New York – Statement by H.E. Ambassador Joanne Adamson on behalf of the European Union and its Member States at the United Nations Forum on Forests: General Statement

  1. Mr. Chairman, distinguished delegates,
  1. I am honored to speak on behalf of the European Union and its 28 Member States.
  1. The EU and it MSs welcome and highlight the first-ever UN Strategic Plan for Forests 2017-2030 (‘Strategic Plan’) and the first Quadrennial Programme of Work of the UNFF for the period 2017-2020 (‘Programme of Work’)...
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