MEMO/16/3185  26-09-2016 - EU-Swiss relations 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 September 2016 EU-Swiss relations Switzerland is a very close neighbour of the EU – geographically, politically, economically and culturally. It is the EU's third largest economic partner (trade in goods and services taken together), after the US and China, ahead of Russia and...
IP/16/3133  22-09-2016 - European Commission proposes Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement with Cuba 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 22 September 2016 The European Commission has adopted the proposal to the Council on the signing of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) with Cuba. The European Commission has adopted a proposal to the Council on the signing of the Political Dialogue and...
STATEMENT/16/3134  20-09-2016 - Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on air strikes against UN/Syrian Red Crescent humanitarian aid convoy in Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 September 2016 The air strikes against the UN/Syrian Red Crescent humanitarian aid convoy near Aleppo are alarming violations of international humanitarian law. This attack risks setting an unacceptable precedent, jeopardising the safe delivery of humanitarian aid everywhere.
IP/16/3082  16-09-2016 - EU attends UN Summit on refugees and migrants and 71st United Nations General Assembly Ministerial week 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 September 2016 A high level delegation of the European Union will travel to New York next week to participate in the UN Summit on refugees and migrants on 19 September, and take part in this year's UN General Assembly Ministerial week, taking place...
MEMO/16/3028  18-09-2016 - EU-Syria 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet EU-Syria Brussels, 16 September 2016 EU-Syria relations The EU is a full member and active participant in the International Syria Support Group (ISSG). It fully supports the UN-led process, notably the efforts of the UN Special Envoy for Syria.
MEMO/16/3031  14-09-2016 - State of the Union 2016: EU External Investment Plan 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 14 September 2016 Boosting investment in our partner countries The European Commission has proposed on 14 September an ambitious External Investment Plan in order to support investment in our partner countries, in Africa and the European Neighbourhood, to strengthen our partnerships, promote a new...
MEMO/16/3006  14-09-2016 - State of the Union 2016: European External Investment Plan: Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 14 September 2016 The European Commission proposes a new European External Investment Plan (EEIP) to encourage investment in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood to strengthen our partnerships and contribute to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
STATEMENT/16/2861  21-08-2016 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the attack in Gaziantep, Turkey 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 21 August 2016 Last night an explosion hit women, men, children celebrating a wedding party in the city of Gaziantep. More than fifty lives have been lost and many are injured.
IP/16/2707  02-08-2016 - President Juncker consults the European Parliament on Sir Julian King as Commissioner for the Security Union 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 2 August 2016 Today, President Juncker announced his intention to allocate the Security Union portfolio to Sir Julian King, the candidate for Commissioner from the United Kingdom On 11 July, President Juncker interviewed Sir Julian King as the candidate for Commissioner from the United...
STATEMENT/16/2702  01-08-2016 - Joint Communiqué by Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative/Vice-President of the Commission; Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development; and Smail Chergui, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 August 2016 We have signed today an agreement on €50 million support from the EU's "African Peace Facility" to the Lake Chad Basin Commission Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in its fight against Boko Haram, as mandated by the African Union Peace and Security...