The EU's commitment to effective multilateralism, with the UN at its core, is a central element of its external action. As a UN observer with enhanced status, the EU delegation coordinates with its 28 Member States to speak with one voice. The EU also works closely with the UN secretariat and its agencies, funds & programmes, partnering on a range of global issues and challenges.
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24 November 2015, Brussels – President of the European Council Donald Tusk has decided to call a meeting of EU heads of state or government with Turkey. The meeting will mark an important step in developing EU-Turkey relations and contribute to managing the migration crisis.
24 November 2015, Brussels - We strongly condemn all forms of violence against women and girls.
This year, the European Commission has allocated about €8 million in projects preventing and combating violence against women and girls within the EU and €20 million in fighting against harmful practices abroad. The EU continues to fund humanitarian projects that respond to gender-based violence in emergencies and crises.
23 November 2015, Brussels - The EU provides additional €10 million in support to UNRWA to keep schools open and to maintain core services for Palestinian refugees. Furthermore, Austria and Portugal provide €1.525 million through PEGASE in support to vulnerable Palestinian families.
20 November 2015 - Ambassador Vale de Almeida prepares to take the podium at the UN General Assembly for the first time to speak at the High-Level Event on Global awareness of the tragedies of irregular migrants in the Mediterranean basin with specific emphasis on Syrian asylum seekers.Learn more about the Ambassador.