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EU at the UN

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.

EU and 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries call for tangible progress on Paris Agreement implementation at UN climate talks

14 November 2017, Bonn – The European Union and 79 countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group together making up more than half of the signatories to the Paris Agreement on climate change, today reaffirmed their shared commitment to the implementation of the Paris Agreement and urged all Parties to ensure concrete progress at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) taking place in Bonn.

EU Statement – United Nations 3rd Committee: Introduction of draft resolution L. 40 on the situation on human rights in the DPRK

The human rights situation in the DPRK continues to be of great concern. Serious violations of human rights are committed in a widespread and systematic way, with disregard for international law , and they are too often overlooked due to the headline-grabbing missile and nuclear  issue.

Defence cooperation: 23 member states sign joint notification on the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO)

13 November 2017, Brussels – Today, Ministers from 23 member states signed a joint notification on the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) and handed it over to the High Representative and the Council. This permanent framework for defence cooperation will allow those member states willing and able to jointly develop defence capabilities, invest in shared projects, or enhance the operational readiness and contribution of their armed forces.

EU priorities at the United Nations and the 72nd United Nations General Assembly

The key EU priority will be to uphold, strengthen and reform the UN and the rules based global order. For the 72nd UNGA, the EU will focus on a stronger global governance, on peace and conflict prevention and on an enduring agenda for transformation. Gender equality and women’s empowerment as well as women, peace and security will be mainstreamed into all three priority areas.

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida

Mr. João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York

Ambassador João Vale de Almeida. UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeLearn more about the Ambassador.

#EU at the 72nd #UNGA

Today on my blog: One week at work with the #Balkans, a crucial year for the region federicamogherini.net/one-week-at-wo…

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Oggi sul mio blog: Una settimana di lavoro coi Balcani, un anno decisivo per la regione federicamogherini.net/settimana-lavo…

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At the @EU_Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre we coordinate the delivery of civil protection assistance to disaster stricken countries ➞bit.ly/1p7CRwB #EUCivPro

test Twitter Media - At the @EU_Commission's Emergency Response Coordination Centre we coordinate the delivery of civil protection assistance to disaster stricken countries ➞https://t.co/icZjcn46K8 #EUCivPro https://t.co/VzJJxnPJ7O

#FACTS 🔢 There are 3.3 million internally displaced people in #Sudan. #EU aid funds #malnutrition treatment. Learn more from our factsheet 🔍 🖥 europa.eu/!wh49JR ⬇️ europa.eu/!NP94dV (PDF)

test Twitter Media - #FACTS 🔢 There are 3.3 million internally displaced people in #Sudan. #EU aid funds #malnutrition treatment. Learn more from our factsheet 🔍 
🖥 https://t.co/sRs4umufr7
⬇️ https://t.co/DP3FOegaz1 (PDF) https://t.co/H5f46jHJ1c

#Cameroon | #HumanitarianAid worker Rose Etame visits #refugees & people displaced by #BokoHaram. Rose explains how the #EU is helping 🎬

Only a comprehensive, holistic approach will bring back peace and stability in the wider Lake Chad area 👇 ow.ly/j3A930gChmr via @GuardianNigeria #DevReads

Disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities are cost effective: every € spent on DRR saves up to €7 that would be used to respond to the impact of disasters. In 2016 #EU DRR activities reached 24 million people worldwide 🌍 europa.eu/!MG98HM

test Twitter Media - Disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities are cost effective: every € spent on DRR saves up to €7 that would be used to respond to the impact of disasters. In 2016 #EU DRR activities reached 24 million people worldwide 🌍 https://t.co/ctX73Uy1Am https://t.co/3oZXvDmEoY

Use your weekend wisely: Learn the Signature Move. Just in time for #WorldChildrensDay 20 November fb.me/9iLYORpb4

Take action to end violence against women and girls! #orangetheworld #16days fb.me/6G7akOBoH

#UNGA EU-led Resolution L.38 on Freedom of Religion or Belief adopted by consensus in Third Committee #EU4humanrights

test Twitter Media - #UNGA EU-led Resolution L.38 on Freedom of Religion or Belief adopted by consensus in Third Committee #EU4humanrights https://t.co/bSb9S0V57k

#EU presented #UNGA Resolution on freedom of #religion or belief in #Thirdcommittee, in line with long standing commitment to promote and protect this essential #humanright and eliminate discrimination

test Twitter Media - #EU presented #UNGA Resolution on freedom of #religion or belief in #Thirdcommittee, in line with long standing commitment to promote and protect this essential #humanright and eliminate discrimination https://t.co/qFztR48xwi

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism also covers actions related to prevention, preparedness and response to disasters. Read up on #EUCivPro 📖 ➡️ europa.eu/!vF44kU

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While in #Bangkok, I have launched 3 new ASEAN-#EU flagship programmes for a total of €85 million, which will further strengthen our partnership and support #ASEAN 's efforts to implement #SustainableDevelopment #SDGs

test Twitter Media - While in #Bangkok, I have launched 3 new ASEAN-#EU flagship programmes for a total of €85 million, which will further strengthen our partnership and support #ASEAN 's efforts to implement #SustainableDevelopment #SDGs https://t.co/BYxELEa357

What is the 🇪Emergency 🇸Support 🇮 Instrument❓ It allowed the #EU to support #Greece in responding to #refugee needs. Discover more 📖🔍 bit.ly/2z9WEF0

#EU #Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Council met in Brussels today ➡️consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/in…

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Meet our #faces2hearts expert jury! A mix of 7 experts including experienced #bloggers #journalists #travellers 👉bit.ly/2hHWb5H Don’t forget #yourvote counts too!

🇪🇺🇽🇰Joint statement following today's 2nd meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the #EU and #Kosovo➡️europa.eu/!KY73wT

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Young people are the best placed to tell us what they need. That’s why I’m giving the floor to Upendo from Tanzania on 23/11 to let her explain her views on how the #AUEU can support youth. #YouthTakeover #aueuypii

test Twitter Media - Young people are the best placed to tell us what they need. That’s why I’m giving the floor to Upendo from Tanzania on 23/11 to let her explain her views on how the #AUEU can support youth. #YouthTakeover #aueuypii https://t.co/fOrlI5Ily8

Vielen Dank an #Deutschland für die Bereitstellung eines mobilen Labors und zwei Experten, die über das Europäische Medizincorps in #Uganda eingesetzt werden, um den #Marburg -Ausbruch zu bekämpfen. Wirkliche europäische #Solidarität mit Menschen in Uganda #EUCivPro

#EU supports #UN-led Connecting Business initiative to help private sector address crises, complex emergencies 📰 ⬇️ bit.ly/2z3FngG @UNDP

test Twitter Media - #EU supports #UN-led Connecting Business initiative to help private sector address crises, complex emergencies 📰 ⬇️ https://t.co/AIu63XP4Wd @UNDP https://t.co/4bhzr2etjD

Incredibly proud to launch our 1st #SpotlightEndViolence programme in #Asia - €25m to make labour migration safer & fairer for millions of women in #ASEAN. Join us in changing mindsets, challenging negative practices & creating support networks for migrant women in the region

test Twitter Media - Incredibly proud to launch our 1st #SpotlightEndViolence programme in #Asia - €25m to make labour migration safer & fairer for millions of women in #ASEAN. Join us in changing mindsets, challenging negative practices & creating support networks for migrant women in the region https://t.co/rL8yJIAtIJ

In Bangkok alongside partners 2 shine a spotlight on women migrant workers in #ASEAN: nearly 1/2 of all migrant workers in region are women&girls, & this % is ⬆️. We seek to put an end 2 exploitation, violence & trafficking they experience #SpotlightEndViolence #SDG5 @UN_Women

test Twitter Media - In Bangkok alongside partners 2 shine a spotlight on women migrant workers in #ASEAN: nearly 1/2 of all migrant workers in region are women&girls, & this % is ⬆️. We seek to put an end 2 exploitation, violence & trafficking they experience #SpotlightEndViolence #SDG5 @UN_Women https://t.co/8l5BvoBE82
test Twitter Media - In Bangkok alongside partners 2 shine a spotlight on women migrant workers in #ASEAN: nearly 1/2 of all migrant workers in region are women&girls, & this % is ⬆️. We seek to put an end 2 exploitation, violence & trafficking they experience #SpotlightEndViolence #SDG5 @UN_Women https://t.co/8l5BvoBE82

This is how we contribute to a greener and sustainable planet 👇 #FridayFact #globadev

Meeting with Secretariat General of #ASEAN Le Luong Minh. #EU is proud to be a strong political, economic and development partner of ASEAN. Looking forward to taking the partnership on #SustainableDevelopment to an even higher level in the future.

test Twitter Media - Meeting with Secretariat General of #ASEAN Le Luong Minh.   #EU is proud to be a strong political, economic and development partner of ASEAN. Looking forward to taking the partnership on #SustainableDevelopment to an even higher level in the future. https://t.co/xhayCa3jRN
test Twitter Media - Meeting with Secretariat General of #ASEAN Le Luong Minh.   #EU is proud to be a strong political, economic and development partner of ASEAN. Looking forward to taking the partnership on #SustainableDevelopment to an even higher level in the future. https://t.co/xhayCa3jRN

We are determined to continue to deepen and strengthen our partnership with ASEAN to address both challenges and opportunities. Happy to be here co-chairing our inaugural #EU #ASEAN Dialogue on #SDGs #EUDevConsensus

test Twitter Media - We are determined to continue to deepen and strengthen our partnership with ASEAN to address both challenges and opportunities. Happy to be here co-chairing our inaugural #EU #ASEAN Dialogue on #SDGs #EUDevConsensus https://t.co/UMXj9RGXbo
test Twitter Media - We are determined to continue to deepen and strengthen our partnership with ASEAN to address both challenges and opportunities. Happy to be here co-chairing our inaugural #EU #ASEAN Dialogue on #SDGs #EUDevConsensus https://t.co/UMXj9RGXbo

I'm in #Bangkok to co-chair the #ASEAN #EU Dialogue on #SustainableDevelopment to leave no one behind. Looking forward to fruitful discussion on #SDGs #gender #regional integration in promoting inclusive and sustainable development #climatechange and green growth

Welcoming the renewed & stronger mandate for #MINUSCA in #CAR – protection of civilians is a priority! All parties in conflict must respect IHL. Civilians as well as humanitarian personnel & missions are #NotATarget

Thank you to #Germany for offering mobile laboratory and two experts to be deployed in #Uganda via European Medical Corps to help tackle the #Marburg outbreak. Real European #solidarity to the people of Uganda #EUCivPro

Statement on the dissolution of Cambodian National Rescue Party: eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/h…

Read more about the EU Electoral Observation Missions around the world (EUEOMs) ➡️europa.eu/!uj93XQ twitter.com/CLefflerEU/sta…

#Colombia | 60 yrs of conflict have caused the largest number of internally displaced ppl worldwide, @ACHColombia & EU are rebuilding lives

When a European pole of excellence in development economics meet development professionals! More than 70 students from @CERDI are visiting our premises today and tomorrow @UCAuvergne 🙌🏽

test Twitter Media - When a European pole of excellence in development economics meet development professionals! More than 70 students from @CERDI are visiting our premises today and tomorrow @UCAuvergne 🙌🏽 https://t.co/WPXRRqwGAM

#EU joins other partners in international community in calling for swift resolution of #Myanmar crisis & end to suffering inflicted on so many people #EU4humanrights

test Twitter Media - #EU joins other partners in international community in calling for swift resolution of #Myanmar crisis & end to suffering inflicted on so many people #EU4humanrights https://t.co/yiMwi9zT76

#UNGA Resolution L.48 on the situation of #humanrights in #Myanmar adopted with 135 votes in favour, 26 abstention and 10 against. #EU4humanrights

test Twitter Media - #UNGA Resolution L.48 on the situation of #humanrights in #Myanmar adopted with 135 votes in favour, 26 abstention and 10 against. #EU4humanrights https://t.co/VOBaFtuMIL

🇪🇺🇨🇱 EU & Chile formally launched today in Brussels negotiations to modernise the existing EU-Chile Association Agreement to deepen the already excellent bilateral relations & expand to new areas of collaboration ➡️ europa.eu/!RB39MD

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https://t.co/RDhpK9KQgZ https://t.co/bG7fiDoxCa

#FACTS 🔢 | There are 1.4 million Afghan #refugees in #Pakistan. #EU aid funds education & nutrition. Learn more from our factsheet 🔍 🖥 europa.eu/!rd77Yc ⬇️ europa.eu/!qw76Cq (PDF)

test Twitter Media - #FACTS 🔢 | There are 1.4 million Afghan #refugees in #Pakistan. #EU aid funds education & nutrition. Learn more from our factsheet 🔍 
🖥 https://t.co/ONu27rhQ7w
⬇️ https://t.co/yM2TzHwjQT (PDF) https://t.co/ORXxWKum8c

🇪🇺🇷🇸 Text of the remarks by @FedericaMog at the press conference following the 4th EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council ➡️ europa.eu/!nr64rH Watch the full video ▶️ europa.eu/!JN36UJ

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.@stefanomanservi at #COP23: To make EU-Africa Partnership on clean energy succeed, we need to bring together both public and private sector as well as our citizens.

test Twitter Media - .@stefanomanservi at #COP23: To make EU-Africa Partnership on clean energy succeed, we need to bring together both public and private sector as well as our citizens. https://t.co/ozffuhk9w8

Thanks to @EAA_Foundation for giving me the opportunity to speak up for #education in #crises. We can do more on the ground @eu_echo #Qatar

test Twitter Media - Thanks to @EAA_Foundation for giving me the opportunity to speak up for #education in #crises. We can do more on the ground @eu_echo #Qatar https://t.co/GUI7ZNYolK
test Twitter Media - Thanks to @EAA_Foundation for giving me the opportunity to speak up for #education in #crises. We can do more on the ground @eu_echo #Qatar https://t.co/GUI7ZNYolK

#Somalia | The fight against #famine is a race against time. After consecutive failed rains, the #EU aid is making a difference in a country where 1 million children are expected to be acutely malnourished 📖 bit.ly/2x7190y

We are investing to provide sustainable energy to 30 million people and reduce CO2 emissions in Africa. Our work is starting to bear fruit ➡europa.eu/!Ut64Nu #COP23 #EUEnergyDay

Daily Flash ⚡️| Influx of #Cameroonian refugees in #Nigeria | #Yemen - humanitarian access & #cholera outbreak | bit.ly/DailyFlash

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"The EU facilitates this dialogue, but obviously the key to success lies in #Belgrade and #Pristina." @FedericaMog

"Serbia has been making extremely good progress on its way to the EU and this has been our common strategic goal." @FedericaMog

400 millions d'euros d'ici 2020 pour appuyer le Plan national de développement économique et social de la Guinée 👉 europa.eu/!TN49dg

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.@stefanomanservi at #COP23: Small islands have a huge potential to become champions of green growth and to lead with their paradigm the global efforts in this direction.

test Twitter Media - .@stefanomanservi at #COP23: Small islands have a huge potential to become champions of green growth and to lead with their paradigm the global efforts in this direction. https://t.co/nsnURFECaz

🇪🇺🇷🇸 The 4th meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the #EU & #Serbia took place today in #Brussels, reiterating its commitment to Serbia's European perspective. Allℹ️infos➡️europa.eu/!rf49rx

test Twitter Media - 🇪🇺🇷🇸 The 4th meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the #EU & #Serbia took place today in #Brussels, reiterating its commitment to Serbia's European perspective.
Allℹ️infos➡️https://t.co/cRugeWGVkl https://t.co/TJ4Ih6Ojet

Happy to reconnect with @JoeBiden at recent @UNANYC event . Former VP is a great supporter of the EU and its role as global actor

test Twitter Media - Happy to reconnect with @JoeBiden at recent @UNANYC event . Former VP is a great supporter of the EU and its role as global actor https://t.co/Qe5puDWMal
test Twitter Media - Happy to reconnect with @JoeBiden at recent @UNANYC event . Former VP is a great supporter of the EU and its role as global actor https://t.co/Qe5puDWMal
test Twitter Media - Happy to reconnect with @JoeBiden at recent @UNANYC event . Former VP is a great supporter of the EU and its role as global actor https://t.co/Qe5puDWMal

In case you missed it:📹Watch #EU-Commissioner @JHahnEU's opening remarks at the joint Press conference with @FedericaMog & @SerbianPM following the🇪🇺🇷🇸#EU-#Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council➡️europa.eu/!tG66Dy

test Twitter Media - In case you missed it:📹Watch #EU-Commissioner @JHahnEU's opening remarks at the joint Press conference with @FedericaMog & @SerbianPM following the🇪🇺🇷🇸#EU-#Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council➡️https://t.co/sDYWqzjNys https://t.co/xIZ6cOOioc

Heartened by the strong collective dedication to support #education for refugees @WISE_Tweets @wise_ceo #Doha twitter.com/wise_tweets/st…

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test Twitter Media - Heartened by the strong collective dedication to support #education for refugees @WISE_Tweets @wise_ceo #Doha https://t.co/Z8N0DqyIgG https://t.co/hs03zMRMnh

#EU #Serbia @FedericaMog Common strategic goal and interest is making Belgrade’s path towards EU integration irreversible. Extremely good process and progresses. Reforms and regional reconciliation are key. EU commitment stronger than ever @SerbianPM @JHahnEU

test Twitter Media - #EU #Serbia @FedericaMog Common strategic goal and interest is making Belgrade’s path towards EU integration irreversible. Extremely good process and progresses. Reforms and regional reconciliation are key. EU commitment stronger than ever @SerbianPM @JHahnEU https://t.co/XEI4V6UB3f

🇪🇺🇷🇸Happening now! Press conference with @FedericaMog, @JHahnEU & @SerbianPM following today's #EU-#Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council. LIVESTREAM➡️ europa.eu/!kj98bu

test Twitter Media - 🇪🇺🇷🇸Happening now! Press conference with @FedericaMog, @JHahnEU & @SerbianPM following today's #EU-#Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council. LIVESTREAM➡️ https://t.co/HWjoY0mQS9 https://t.co/495YMYglvG

#EU and #ACP countries join forces at #COP23. We stand united in our commitment to implement the #ParisAgreement. Read more: bit.ly/2hDMEw8

test Twitter Media - #EU and #ACP countries join forces at #COP23. We stand united in our commitment to implement the #ParisAgreement.
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#EU #Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council meets in Brussels today: press conference by @FedericaMog @SerbianPM @anabrnabic @JHahnEU inna few minutes

test Twitter Media - #EU #Serbia Stabilisation and Association Council meets in Brussels today: press conference by @FedericaMog @SerbianPM @anabrnabic @JHahnEU inna few minutes https://t.co/IycGGKq9tp

With #EU help @chainedelespoir performs life-saving surgery on child refugees in #Jordan. Aseel is the youngest baby to go under the knife 👇

It's #EUEnergyDay! Wondering how clean energy tackles climate change while boosting sustainable economic growth? Follow LIVE today at #COP23bit.ly/2AQyGfq

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