The Spirit of EurAsia

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High Representative and EU Commiossion VP Federica Mogherini on the centrality of Asia in EU
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EU Association upcoming events.

The European Union Association at the UN: Work in Progress/Upcoming Events

1) Women Succeeding, A panel discussion on the importance of inclusive participation of women for the welfare and economic and social development of the countries and society: (Julia Valentine-Executive Vice President of the EU Association & Du Li Asian Affairs Vp of the Asia Europe Meeting NGOs Network at the UN both very successful women from Latvia(Europe-EU) and the People's Republic of China will present their perspectives to the United Nations during the next UN Commission on the Status of Women due to take place in March 2016

2) The Raise of Extremism: A whole day series of experts panel discussions due to take place at the United Nations chaired and coordinated with our EU Association Middle Eastern Affairs Experts on the reasons for the raise of extremism in the Middle East, Europe and the US as well as a review of possible strategies to address the underlying reasons of this tragic crisis.

3) 20 Anniversary of the Asia Europe Summit (ASEM11)

"The Spirit of Eurasia" Pixels in the Economic and Social Life of a continent"

A photography and painting exhibition at the United Nations organized in cooperation with the Mongolian Chairmanship of ASEM11, the Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) www.asef.org, the EU External Action Service as well as members of the Asia Europe NGOs Network (ASEM-UN)

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Posted by Federica Mogherini on Saturday, January 23, 2016

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ASEM Office debriefed EU ambassadors on preparation progress
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Capture2On November 5-6, 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM12) took place at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg.
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Civil Society NGO Forum in Brussels#EU4HumanRights "It's not an easy time for Human Rights in EU". Last week High Representative Federica Mogherini discussed Human Rights and the role of Civil Society at the NGO forum in Brussels. We share some highlights for #HumanRightsDay

Posted by European External Action Service - EEAS on Thursday, December 10, 2015

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Europe’s Moment of Truth with Adam Tooze and Frans Timmermans

Challenges facing the EU today, including issues with refugees and migrants arriving in Europe,
are addressed by the European Institute Director and Professor at Columbia University
Adam Tooze and European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
on Sept. 28, 2015 at La Maison Française.

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Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
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“Legislation permitting the public authorities to have access on a generalized basis to the content of electronic communications
must be regarded as compromising the essence of the fundamental right to respect for private life,”

(The European Court of Justice)

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Capture3Informal comments to the media by H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, following the meeting of the Middle East Quartet.

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29 Sep 2015 - Statement made by the European Union, at the general debate of the
70th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 28 September-3 October 2015).
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Council of the European Union President Donald Tusk, European Commission First VP Frans Timmermans, #HVRP Federica Mogherini andUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today #UNGA
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From EU Co-President Donald Tusk:
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Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, will address the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on behalf of the EU on Tuesday 29 September.

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The general debate of the 70th Session of the UNGA will take place from 28 September to 06 October 2015. In June, the Council adoptedEU priorities at the UN and the 70th UNGA focusing on:

  • international peace and security
  • global issues such as climate change, the post-2015 development agenda, and human rights
  • effective multilateralism

President Tusk will also attend a working lunch on climate change and the summit onpeacekeeping hosted by President Obama.

 

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Federica Mogherini: European leaders must act on refugee crisis
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Link to video interview:  On Europe's influx of refugees from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan

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